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The New Oxford History of Music: Ancient and Oriental Music Vol 1 - The New Oxford History of Music Vol 1 (Paperback)Egon Wellesz (editor)
Paperback 554 Pages / Published: 31/03/1995
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The ten-volume "New Oxford History of Music" represents a complete survey of music from the earliest times until 1960. This first volume provides a survey of all music outside the Christian European field. Opening with an extended survey of the music of primitive peoples, there are chapters on the music of China and the other countries of Far-Eastern Asia and on India. Also discussed is the music of: Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece and Rome respectively; Jewish music in biblical times and the music of post-biblical Judaism; and finally the music of Islam.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 554
Dimensions: 245 x 150 mm
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