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The Royal Conservatory of Music
Books for Music History
A History of Western Music by
Publication Date: 2014-04-15
A History of Western Music provides all the resources that students need in a text that will last a lifetime.
Publication Date: 2015-01-07
A fascinating chronological history of music-making followed by a visual directory to all the different instruments of the orchestra, including the voice.
The History of Canadian Rock 'n' Roll by
Publication Date: 2015-03-01
The history of Canadian rock and roll is a lively, entertaining, and largely untold tale. Bob Mersereau presents a streamlined, informative trip through the country's rich history and depth of talent, from the 1950s to today.
The History of the Blues by
Publication Date: 2003-09-04
Francis Davis'sThe History of the Blues is a groundbreaking rethinking of the blues that fearlessly examines how race relations have altered perceptions of the music.. The lives of major figures such as Robert Johnson, Charlie Patton, and Leadbelly, in addition to contemporary artists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan andRobert Cray, are examined and skillfully woven into a riveting, provocative narrative.
Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries by
Publication Date: 2009-07-27
This is the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present. Each book in this superlative five-volume set illuminates-through a representative sampling of masterworks-the themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to a significant period in the history of Western music.
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