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Book: Hardcover | 9.88 x 11.88in | 480 pages | ISBN 9781465414366 | 30 Sep 2013 | Dorling Kindersley
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Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world.

Telling the story of musical developments, era by era, linking musical theory, technology, and human genius into the narrative, Music: The Definitive Visual History profiles the lives of groundbreaking musicians from Mozart to Elvis, takes an in-depth look at the history and function of various instruments, and includes listening suggestions for each music style.

Anyone with an interest in music will enjoy learning about the epic journey the art has taken over the years and will learn to appreciate music with a new ear.

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"Music…guides readers through the progression of music from its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world." – Publishers Weekly

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"Music…guides readers through the progression of music from its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world." – Publishers Weekly




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