The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music

Synopsis

The most informed reference book on nineteenth-century music currently available, this comprehensive overview of music in the nineteenth century draws on the most recent scholarship in the field. Essays investigate the intellectual and socio-political history of the time, and examine topics such as nations and nationalism, the emergent concept of an avant garde, and musical styles and languages at the turn of the century. It contains a detailed chronology, and extensive glossaries.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Jim Samson
  • Andrew Bowie
  • John Rink
  • Roger Parker
  • K. M. Knittel
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2002