From Adam (de la Halle) to Zwilich (Ellen), The Norton Anthology of Western Music provides a comprehensive collection of scores illustrating every significant trend, genre, and national school. These authoritative readings are reproduced from ...
reliable and easy-to-read originals, and all foreign-language texts are accompanied by English translations. Each work in the anthology is discussed in A History of Western Music. The editor's notes and comments follow the score of each work.
The new Fourth Edition includes twenty-two new selections, including works by Luca Marenzio, Benjamin Britten, Amy Beach, John Adams, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, all of whom are newly represented in The Norton Anthology of Western Music.