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Welcome to the A-R Online Music History Textbook

The A-R Online History Textbook currently consists of foundational articles on Western Music to view and download for music courses.
The styles covered include:

Medieval Music
Music in the Renaissance
Music in the Baroque Era
Music in the Classical Era
Romantic Music
Twentieth-Century Music

We are pleased to call attention to the recent addition of a survey article on women in music.

You can also search by section:
Genres & Forms
Music Theory
Major Composers
Significant Works

Approximately fifty articles are currently available (over 350,000 words), and registered instructions included them in coursepacks.
The surveys are included in the pre-set coursepacks currently offered. New articles in all these areas are in preparation.

Click here to use the A-R Online Music Anthology

Contributors welcome! Contact James Zychowicz, if you would like more information.