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Oxford Anthology of Western Music Volume One: The Earliest Notations to the Early Eighteenth Century

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TheOxford Anthology of Western Music, Volume 1: The Earliest Notations to the Early Eighteenth Century,accompanies chapters 1-11 ofThe Oxford History of Western Music,College Edition, by Richard Taruskin and Christopher H. Gibbs (978-0-19-509762-7). From ancient Greek music and Christian plainchant to the keyboard sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti, this comprehensive volume includes a rich assortment of landmark musical scores. These include works found in many surveys as well as important pieces that are rarely anthologized, including Antoine de Fvin'sMissa super Ave Maria; Adrian Willaert'sBenedicta es; the Overture and Act 3 of Jean-Baptiste Lully'sAtys; Dietrich Buxtehude'sDurch Adams Fall; and an aria from Jean-Philippe Rameau'sCastor et Pollux. Designed with students in mind, this unique collection includes introductions at the beginning of each piece and an index of names and terms. Acorresponding set of recordings* (2 CDs) contains all musical examples from the anthology in high-quality MP3 format (978-0-19-976828-8). A concise edition of recordings* is also available (3 CDs) (978-0-19-976831-8). ALSO AVAILABLE ---Oxford Anthology of Western Music, Volume 2: The Mid-Eighteenth Century to the Late Nineteenth Century Edited by Klra Mricz and David Schneider V2 Print Anthology: 978-0-19-976826-4 V2 Recorded Anthology (3 CDs): 978-0-19-976829-5 --- Oxford Anthology of Western Music, Volume 3: The Twentieth Century Edited by Klra Mricz and David Schneider V3 Print Anthology: 978-0-19-976827-1 V3 Recorded Anthology (2 CDs): 978-0-19-976830-1 * Sold separately

Author Biography

David J. Rothenberg is Associate Professor of Music at Case Western Reserve University.

Robert R. Holzer is Associate Professor of Music History at the Yale University School of Music.

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