Author: Vincent B. Leitch (General Editor)
ISBN: 9780393932928
Publisher: W. W. Norton

The most comprehensive anthology of theory and criticism, now up-to-date and global.

The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism is the gold standard for anyone who wishes to understand the development and current state of literary theory. Offering 185 pieces (31 of them new) by 148 authors (18 of them new), The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism, Second Edition, is more comprehensive, and more varied, in its selection than any other anthology. New selections from non-western theory and a thoroughly updated twentieth century selection make the book even more diverse and authoritative.
Author: J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca
ISBN: 9780393937114
Publisher: W. W. Norton

The definitive history of Western music.

Combining current scholarship with cutting-edge pedagogy, the Ninth Edition of A History of Western Music is the text that students and professors have trusted for generations. Combining thoughtful revisions—particularly to chapters on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries—with exceptional media resources, A History of Western Music provides all the resources that students need in a text that will last a lifetime.
Author: Barbara Russano Hanning
ISBN: 9780393263220
Publisher: W. W. Norton

The most student-friendly music history text available.

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.
Author: J. Peter Burkholder, Claude V. Palisca
ISBN: 9780393921618
Publisher: W. W. Norton

A comprehensive collection of 220 works from antiquity to the present.

The anthologies feature outstanding teaching pieces that reveal the sweep of history through changing genres, styles, conventions, forms, techniques, and materials. The Seventh Edition includes new twentieth- and twenty-first-century works by Adams, Bernstein, Carter, Golijov, Higdon, Revueltas, Saariaho, Strauss, and Villa-Lobos.