20th- & 21st-Century Music: A Guide to Research and Resources
This guide presents basic and specialized resources for researching the music composed during the 20th- and 21st-Century. It broadly covers all the styles, genres, cultures, creators, and social aspects of music that flourished during this time period. Co
Edited by Nicholas Cook and Anthony Pople. "An international authorship brings a wide variety of approaches to music history, but the aim throughout is to set musical developments in the context of social, ideological, and technological change, and to understand reception and consumption as integral to the history of music."
The final 20th-century edition of this seminal work, an almost day-by-day, descriptive chronology of events in music history from January 1, 1900 through December 14, 2000. Also includes English versions of key letters and documents, and a list of terms.
Asks whether, how, and why practices of music listening changed as the audience moved from pleasure gardens and concert venues in the eighteenth century to living rooms in the twentieth century, and mobile devices in the twenty-first.