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The Rise of Music in the Ancient World

By Curt Sachs

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Composed by Curt Sachs. Reference Textbooks; Textbook - General. Dover Edition. Book. Dover Publications #06-466612. Published by Dover Publications (AP.6-466612).

Item Number: AP.6-466612

ISBN 9780486466613. English.

In this groundbreaking, all-encompassing work, an eminent musicologist explores the evolution of music. It ranges from the ecstatic singing and Shaman songs of early civilizations to the development of more structured styles in Egypt, East Asia, India, Greece, Rome, the Middle East, and Europe. Eight plates of illustrations depict players and orchestras from China, Korea, Burma, India, and Egypt.

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