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Concise History of Western Music

Fifth International Student Edition, Anthology Update

July 2020

Territory Rights — International Edition: World excluding the USA, its dependencies, and Canada.


The most student-friendly music history text available, now with Total Access.

Barbara Hanning’s Concise History of Western Music offers students a manageable introduction to the forces that shaped music. Combining concision with the imaginative pedagogy that her text pioneered, Hanning focuses on an essential repertoire of 109 characteristic works—from the Middle Ages to the present—providing students with the cultural and historical context to illuminate the music and remember its significance. The new Total Access programme unlocks a full suite of media resources with every new book, including instant access to streaming recordings of the complete Norton Anthology of Western Music repertoire, an ebook, audio for nearly every short example in the text and stunning Metropolitan Opera video.

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203 x 277 mm • pages



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