Capturing Music

Capturing Music

The Story of Notation

Book - 2015
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Before the era of recording -- before wax cylinders, vinyl, or digital media -- songwriters, composers, and musicians relied on sheet music and musical notation to disseminate their works. In this marvelously witty and engaging chapter of music history, Kelly, a Harvard musicologist, thoughtfully reviews the long process through which musical notation developed.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393064964
Characteristics: xv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD


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