• Music History: History of Music: From Prehistoric Sounds to Classical Music, Jazz, Rock Music, Pop Music, and Electronic Music

  • By: Andrew Sullivan
  • Narrated by: Chuck Shelby
  • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 10-30-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Andrew Sullivan
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.0 (1 rating)

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Publisher's Summary

This is the fascinating story of music. How it started with a song and became one of our most beloved arts.



Learn how early composers added modal rhythm to religious chants and turned them into something greater.
Discover how the printing press standardized music and helped it spread across the globe.
Witness the birth of musical theater, opera, and classical music and the explosion of popular freeform music such as rhapsodies and preludes.
See how 20th- and 21st-century composers created a wealth of music and left their mark on music forever.
Watch the birth of Jazz and Blues in the deep south of America.
Experience the explosion of Rock n' Roll in America and Europe and its evolution into Punk, Electric, Metal, New Wave, and more.
Hear English, Scottish, and Irish folk songs and ballads transform into Country and Western Music.
Examine the beginnings of electronic music and watch it spread across the globe.
Meet the international superstars that created Pop Music.

History of Music: From Prehistoric Sounds to Classical Music, Jazz, Rock Music, Pop Music, and Electronic Music is a quick dip into our relationship with sound and movement through time. You'll learn how music and songs grew from humble beginnings into an art that enriches, entertains, and relaxes us.
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