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Listening to music

Author: Craig M Wright
Publisher: Boston, MA : Schirmer/Cengage Learning, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Designed to help develop and refine the listening skills of your students and inspire a lifelong appreciation of music, this book covers traditional Western music from medieval to modern, discussing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Craig M Wright
ISBN: 9781133954729 1133954723 1133959571 9781133959571 9781285097237 1285097238 9781285051567 1285051564 1285051548 9781285051543
OCLC Number: 800033147
Description: xxiii, 488 pages : illustrations (some color), music ; 28 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Part I: INTRODUCTION TO LISTENING.1. The Appeal of Music.2. Rhythm, Melody, and Harmony.3. Color, Texture, and Form.4. Musical Style.Part II: THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE, 476-1600.5. Medieval Music, 476-1450.6. Renaissance Music, 1450-1600.Part III: THE BAROQUE PERIOD, 1600-1750.7. Introduction to Baroque Art and Music.8. Early Baroque Vocal Music.9. Toward Late Baroque Instrumental Music.10. The Late Baroque: Bach.11. The Late Baroque: Handel.Part IV: THE CLASSICAL PERIOD, 1750-1820.12. Classical Style.13. Classical Composers: Haydn and Mozart.14. Classical Forms: Ternary and Sonata--Allegro.15. Classical Forms: Theme and Variations, Rondo.16. Classical Genres: Instrumental Music.17. Classical Genres: Vocal Music.18. Beethoven: Bridge to Romanticism.Part V: ROMANTICISM, 1820-1900.19. Introduction to Romanticism.20. Romantic Music: The Art Song.21. Romantic Music: Program Music, Ballet, and Musical Nationalism.22. Romantic Music: Piano Music.23. Romantic Opera: Italy.24. Romantic Opera: Germany.25. Nineteenth-Century Realistic Opera.26. Late Romantic Orchestral Music.Part VI: MODERN AND POSTMODERN ART MUSIC, 1880-PRESENT.27. Impressionism and Exoticism.28. Modernism in Music and the Arts.29. Early-Twentieth-Century Modernism.30. Russian and Eastern European Modernism.31. American Modernism.32. Postmodernism.Part VII: AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC.33. American Popular Music to World War II.34. Postwar Jazz.35. Broadway, Film, and Video Game Music.36. Rock: Music of Rebellion.Part VIII: GLOBAL MUSIC.37. The Far East.38. The Near East and Africa.39. The Caribbean and Latin America.Glossary.Index.
Responsibility: Craig Wright.

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