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History of music

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

History of music (W330): The study of the historical development of music and musical styles.

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Link Debussy and the birth of modern music - handout (pdf format)

This is a link to the pdf version of the handout for Jonathan Darnborough's talk, Debussy and the birth of modern music, which...

Music, Music appreciation, Music theory, Piano music, Debussy view
Link Debussy and the birth of modern music - interactive handout - page 1

This is a link to the first page of musical examples in the handout for Debussy and the birth of modern music. Unlike the pdf version of the...

Music, Music appreciation, Piano music, Music theory, Debussy view
Link Debussy and the birth of modern music - interactive handout - page 2

This is a link to the 2nd page of musical examples in the handout for Debussy and the birth of modern music. Unlike the pdf version of the handout...

Music, Music appreciation, Music theory, Piano music, Debussy view
Link Debussy and the birth of modern music - interactive handout - page 3

This is a link to the 3rd page of musical examples in the handout for Debussy and the birth of modern music. Unlike the pdf version of the handout...

Music, Music theory, Music appreciation, Piano music view
Link Debussy and the birth of modern music - interactive handout - page 4

This is a link to the 4th page of musical examples in the handout for Debussy and the birth of modern music. Unlike the pdf version of the handout...

Music, Music appreciation, Music theory, Piano music view
Link Debussy and the birth of modern music - interactive handout - page 5

This is a link to the 5th page of musical examples in the handout for Debussy and the birth of modern music. Unlike the pdf version of the handout...

Music, Music theory, Music appreciation, Debussy view
Link Early Music

This course examines European music from the early Middle Ages until the end of the Renaissance. It includes a chronological survey and intensive...

Early Music, Music view
Link Introduction to Western Music

Lecture notes for the 12 lectures of this course, originally given at MIT.

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Link Introduction to Western Music

This course gives a broad overview of Western music from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, with emphasis on late baroque, classical, romantic,...

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Course The History of Western Music - I

An introduction to Western Art Music. Each week gives a snapshot of a specific period in history where new kinds...

History, Introduction, Western Music, Music view
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