A beautifully composed journey through music history! Music history is a required course for all music students. Unfortunately, the typical music history book is dry and academic, focusing on rote memorization of important composers and works. This leads many to think that the topic is boring, but bestselling author Michael Miller proves that isn't so. This guide makes music history interesting and fun, for both music students and older music lovers. Covers more than Western classical musicalso includes n-Western music and uniquely American forms such as jazz More than just names and datesputs musical developments in context with key historical events
Michael Miller is the author of several books, including The Complete Idiot s Guide to Music Theory, The Complete Idiot s Guide to Playing Drums, The Complete Idiot s Guide to Singing, and The Complete Idiot s Guide to Music Composition. He has been using Cubase for a number of years. He used Cubase SX to record the audio CD included with the second edition of The Complete Idiot s Guide to Playing Drums.