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Discovering music : a course in music appreciation

Author: Howard D McKinney; W R Anderson
Publisher: New York : American Book Co., [1949]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard D McKinney; W R Anderson
OCLC Number: 912814
Description: xx, 470 pages : illustrations portraits, music ; 23 cm
Contents: The co-operating beginner --
Why we like music --
How we like music --
Music as an art --
Getting behind the music --
Equipment for the listener --
The composer's materials --
Means by which materials are made into music --
How does the composer work? --
Beauty --
Our way of approach --
"Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" --
Romanticism: Liszt's "Les Preludes" --
The question of form --
Instrumental forms --
Rimsky-Korsakoff's "Scheherazade"-nationalism --
Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll" --
Dvorak's "New World Symphony" --
Chamber music, ancient and modern --
A romantic quartet-and a classic one --
Impressionism: Debussy's "L'Apres-Midi D'un Faune" --
Debussy, Ravel, and Falla --
British nationalism --
Stravinsky's "Petrouchka" --
"This Modern Stuff" --
Music in the Americas, North and South --
Beethoven's "Fifth Symphony" --
Brahm's "First Symphony" --
Three later symphonies --
The Rococo Age --
Mozart and Haydn --
Back to Bach --
Pre-Bach --
Folk song --
The art song; voices and their classification --
Opera and its various styles --
Instruments: the means for making music --
Instrumental timbre --
Chamber music --
The piano --
The organ.
Responsibility: Howard D. McKinney and W.R. Anderson.

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