Music's origins, whether initiated by the imitations of animal cries, the rhythms of speech, or the need to communicate, have always been the subject of debate. Even the most "primitive" cultures have been capable of creating complex and highly structured music. Music's heritage is also deeply rooted in religion and ritual. "The Book Of Music" clearly explains those origins and brings us through virtually all phases of the development of music around the world. Dance, singing, how instruments evolved, and musical styles are ...

The Book of Music 1999, Bounty Books, London

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Book of Music 1988,

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The Book of Music 1980, Arrow Books Ltd, London

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The Book of music 1977, Macdonald Educational, London

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