Historical Surveys

New Directions in Music. David Cope, 6th ed., W.W. Norton, 1991.
ML 197 C757 N5 1993

Almost a "who's who" of music since 1950, covering a wide range of composers and styles. Sections on computer music very good.

Twentieth-Century Music: A History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America. Robert P. Morgan, W.W. Norton, 1991.
ML 197 M675 1991

Covers many topics in twentieth-century history and style. Discussions are more in depth than in David Cope's book, but not as many areas are covered.

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