Cook, Nicholas, and Anthony Pople. The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music. The Cambridge History of Music. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
A multi-faceted history of 20th-century music.
Includes chapters by various authors about different aspects of 20th-century music. Covers western art music, popular music, jazz, and non-western music.
Divided in 20 chapters by topic, organized roughly chronologically. Each chapter is a history of a different aspect of 20th-century music, and each includes a bibliography. The book also includes two appendices: 1- Personalia (a biographical dictionary of composers and musicians) 2- Timeline of premieres and recordings. Includes a general index.
Multitude of authors gives a broad overall perspective on 20th-century music.
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