Musica (Hardcover)

La Historia Visual Definitiva


DK, 9781465460738, 480pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/6/2015)
Hardcover (9/25/2013)

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Música guía a los lectores a través de la evolución de la música desde sus orígenes prehistóricos; fijándose no tan sólo en la música clásica occidental, si no en la música de alrededor del mundo.

Perfilando época por época la historia del desarrollo musical, relacionando teoría musical, tecnología, y genios en su narrativa, Música retrata las vidas de músicos innovadores, desde Mozart a Elvis, analiza en profundidad la historia y el uso de instrumentos diversos, e incluye recomendaciones de escucha de cada género musical.

Cualquier persona interesada en la música disfrutará descubriendo la fascinante evolución que este arte ha sufrido a lo largo de los años y aprenderá a apreciar la música con un nuevo oído.

Edición también disponible en inglés.

Música 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, Música 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.

Also available in English edition.

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