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Music: The Definitive Visual History is a comprehensive guide to the history of music, from opera to electronica, and is now available in paperback.

Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History takes 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, and 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.

Go on an epic musical journey and learn to appreciate music in a new way with Music: The Definitive Visual History.


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Published October 6, 2015 by DK. 480 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction