Anyone interested in the history and development of Western music will welcome this collection of outstanding musical examples illustrating the general course of musical style from the early Middle Ages to the mid-18th century. Included are 50 carefully selected compositions of great historical importance. Each example is accompanied by notes that identify the place of the composition in the history of music. Selections include chants, parts of masses, motets, chansons lute dances and madrigals.
Compiled and Edited by Carl Parrish and John F.Ohl.