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:
Music in the Renaissance
Music in the Baroque Era
Music in the Classical Era
You can also search by section:
Genres & Forms
These foundational articles are the starting point, with more planned for inclusion in this online resource.
More than forty articles are currently available (over 250,000 words),
New articles in all these areas are in preparation, including women, black composers, and popular music.