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Music for all of us.

Author: Leopold Stokowski
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1943.
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Genre/Form: Music
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977.
Music for all of us.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1943
(OCoLC)593131659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leopold Stokowski
OCLC Number: 855637
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 340 pages frontispiece (portrait) illustrations (including music) diagrams 21 cm
Contents: Music the universal --
The nature of music --
The soul of music --
The heart of music --
The physical beauty of music --
The mind and music --
Freedom of response to music --
All sound can be music --
Abstract and descriptive music --
Music and color --
Music and dance --
Music and young children --
The mathematical foundations of music --
The basic elements of music --
Reflection and absorption ; Echo and reverberation --
Architectonics : form, content --
Scales ; Harmony ; Tonality and key centers ; Relativity --
Counterpoint and counter-melodies ; Rhythm and counter-rhythm ; Accent and counter-accent ; Contrasted textures --
Homophony ; Polyphony ; Antiphony --
Voices ; Instruments --
Instruments of the past, present, future --
Technique for solo playing : chamber music, orchestra in concert, recording, broadcasting --
The relative position of the instruments in the orchestra from the standpoint of sonority and blending --
Acoustical reflectors --
Balance and distortion in music --
The orchestra ; Orchestration --
Conducting --
Recorded music --
Broadcast music --
Frequency modulation --
Music and motion pictures --
Music and television --
Reproduction of recorded and broadcast music --
The musical languages of Europe --
The musical languages of Africa, Asia, and remote cultures --
Folk music and popular music --
The future of music on the American continents --
The influence of music on the individual ; The value of music to communities, nations --
Music and world-culture --
The magic of music.

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