An Introduction to Music Studies
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Introduction to Music Studies by Jim Samson
Book DescriptionWhy study music? How much practical use is it in the modern world? This introduction proves how studying music is of great value both in its own terms and also in the post-university careers marketplace. The book explains the basic concepts and issues involved in the academic study of music, draws attention to vital connections across the field and encourages critical thinking over a broad range of music-related issues. * Covers all main aspects of music studies, including topics such as composition, opera, popular music, and music theory * Provides a thorough overview of a hugely diverse subject, from the history of early music to careers in music technology, giving a head-start on the areas to be covered on a music degree * New to 'neume'? Need a reminder about 'ripping'? - glossaries give clear definitions of key musical terms * Chapters are carefully structured and organized enabling easy and quick location of the information needed
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521603805
(247mm x 174mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jim Samson
Cambridge History of Nineteenth-century Music, Paperback (July 2014)
First published in 2002, this comprehensive overview of music in the nineteenth century draws on extensive scholarship in the field.
Introduction to Music Studies, Hardback (January 2009)
Why study music? An introduction to the main aspects of the subject, outlining the many benefits of a music degree.
Virtuosity and the Musical Work, Paperback (April 2007)» View all books by Jim Samson
Considers the nature of nineteenth-century instrumental music through three sets of etudes by Liszt.
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Author Biography - Jim Samson
J. P. E. Harper-Scott is Lecturer in Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. Jim Samson is Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London.
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