Pulse: A History Of Music

Composed by Lena McLin


by Lena McLin: This comprehensive music history textbook makes history come alive! Teach the rich and vibrant history - including the 20th century - of Western music through the people who made it happen: Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Foster, Sousa, Ellington, Bill Haley, Quincy Jones, and so many more!


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  • Edition Number: WE3
  • ISBN 10 digit: 0849756006


Written in easy-to-understand, intermediate-level language, the material in Pulse is grouped chronologically and geographically, to allow you to focus on particular styles or periods. Pulse emphasizes the history of American music, from minstrel shows and musical theatre to rock, jazz, and classical styles. It's a complete overview of history - an essential element of musical knowledge. For only $10.95, Pulse gives you hundreds of biographical sketches, dozens of illustrations, and numerous short quizzes (ideal for homework assignments!).