Music: The Definitive Visual History
Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: DK (2022)
Classical or rock, everyone has their favorite music style, but how did your top choice come about? Music: The Definitive Visual History is a compelling and richly illustrated history of the most unifying art form in the world. Explore the roots of all genres, from chants of the Middle Ages through the grandeur of the classical period to the modern rhythm of blues, jazz, hip-hop and pop. It includes illustrated histories of instruments and listening suggestions for each musical genre. Spectacular galleries display families of instruments from around the world, while special features showcase the evolution of key instruments, such as the piano and the guitar, and profile iconic innovators such as Mozart, Billie Holiday and David Bowie.
Charting every musical revolution, from bone flutes to electronica and from jazz to hip-hop, this visually stunning history of music hits the right note, whether you're into pop or rock, disco or rap, classical or opera.