The Rise of Music in the Ancient World

The Rise of Music in the Ancient World

By Curt Sachs Book Item: 06-466612
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In this groundbreaking, all-encompassing work, an eminent musicologist explores the evolution of music. It ranges from the ecstatic singing and Shaman songs of early civilizations to the development of more structured styles in Egypt, East Asia, India, Greece, Rome, the Middle East, and Europe. Eight plates of illustrations depict players and orchestras from China, Korea, Burma, India, and Egypt.

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Series: Dover Edition
Composed by: Curt Sachs
Format: Book
Item Number: 06-466612
ISBN 10: 0-486-46661-2
ISBN 13: 978-0-486-46661-3
UPC: 9780486466613

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