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Musical Composition in the Context of Globalization: New Perspectives on Music History in the 20th and 21st Century

This book discusses the effects of cultural globalization on processes of composition and distribution of art music in the 20th and 21st century.

Historical Anthology of Music by Women

This collection of 51 works by 37 composers spans eleven centuries of Western art music. Please note that the more restrictive CC BY NC ND license does not allow for editing or remixing of the work.

Understanding Music: Past and Present

This textbook is co-authored by music faculty across Georgia. The text covers the fundamentals of music and the physics of sound, an exploration of music from the Middle Ages to the present day, and a final chapter on popular music in the United States. Reviews are available.

Includes: Audio clips, video, listening guides, chapter summaries, glossary

Music of the Twentieth Century: A Study of Its Elements and Structure

This work discusses changes in musical approaches, including in rhythm, melody, timbre, and others, during the 20th century.

Open Access Musicology: Volume One

This essay collection provides an exploration of musicological analysis, with topic spanning from ancient Mesopotamian music to Jenny Lind.

Essays on Music and History in Africa

This classic ethnomusicological survey provides as a valuable guide to African music. The essays review a broad swath of genres and topics, including court songs and music history, musical instruments in different traditions, and the connection between Islam and African music. Please note that the more restrictive CC BY NC ND license does not allow for editing or remixing of the work.

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