Musical revolutions : how the sounds of the western world changed /

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Alfred A. Knopf,, New York, United States, p.1 online resource (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst01030269, (OCoLC)fst01736409, fast, Histoire et critique., History and criticism., Music, Music and history., Music., Musique, Musique et histoire.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction -- Singing from Symbols -- Tones Like Coiling Vines -- The Birth of Opera -- Out of the Bachs -- The Showoffs -- The Alchemy of Sound -- Jazz Goes to Paris -- A Great Noise -- Emancipating the Dissonance -- Bebop -- Miles Ahead -- Process Music -- A Question of Sex -- Mozart Among the Lotus Blossoms -- Epilogue. The Revolutionary Spirit."From the critically acclaimed author of Temperament, a narrative account of the most defining moments in musical history-classical, jazz, rock-all of which forever altered Western culture"--Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.