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Music : an appreciation

Author: Roger Kamien
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for Music Appreciation and Introduction to Music Literature courses, this book offers coverage of the musical elements and music history, and includes musical examples as well as informative  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kamien, Roger.
Music.
Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2008
(OCoLC)654281920
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Kamien
ISBN: 9780073526560 0073526568 9780071101790 0071101799
OCLC Number: 65187408
Description: xlv, 658 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: I: Elements. Sound : pitch, dynamics, and tone color ; Performing media : voices and instruments ; Rhythm ; Music notation ; Melody ; Harmony ; Key ; Musical texture ; Musical form ; Performance ; Musical style --
II: The Middle Ages. Music in the Middle Ages (450-1450) ; Gregorian chant ; Secular music in the Middle Ages ; The development of polyphony : organum ; Fourteenth-century music : the "new art" in Italy and France --III: The Renaissance. Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600) ; Sacred music in the Renaissance ; Secular music in the Renaissance ; The Venetian school : from Renaissance to Baroque ; --
IV: The Baroque period. Baroque music (1600-1750) ; Music in Baroque society ; The concerto grosso and ritornello form ; The fugue ; The elements of opera ; Opera in the Baroque era ; Claudio Monteverdi ; Henry Purcell ; The Baroque sonata ; Arcangelo Corelli ; Antonio Vivaldi ; Johann Sebastian Bach ; The Baroque suite ; The chorale and church cantata ; The oratorio ; George Frideric Handel --
V. The Classical period. The Classical style (1750-1820) ; Composer, patron, and public in the Classical period ; Sonata form ; Theme and variations ; Minuet and trio ; Rondo ; The Classical symphony ; The Classical concerto ; Classical chamber music ; Joseph Haydn ; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Ludwig van Beethoven --
VI: The Romantic period. Romanticism in music (1820-1900) ; Romantic composers and their public ; The art song ; Franz Schubert ; Robert Schumann ; Clara Wieck Schumann ; Frédéric Chopin ; Franz Liszt ; Felix Mendelssohn ; Program music ; Hector Berlioz ; Nationalism in nineteenth-century music ; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; Bedřich Smetana ; Antonin Dvořak ; Johannes Brahms ; Giuseppe Verdi ; Giacomo Puccini ; Richard Wagner ; Gustav Mahler --
VII: The twentieth century and beyond. Musical styles : 1900-1945 ; Music and musicians in society ; Impressionism and Symbolism ; Claude Debussy ; Maurice Ravel ; Neoclassicism ; Igor Stravinsky ; Expressionism ; Arnold Schoenberg ; Alban Berg ; Anton Webern ; Béla Bartók ; Dmitri Shostakovich ; Charles Ives ; George Gershwin ; William Grant Still ; Aaron Copland ; Musical styles since 1945 ; Music since 1945 : nine representative pieces --
VIII: Jazz. Jazz styles : 1900-1950 ; Ragtime ; Blues ; New Orleans style ; Swing ; Bebop ; Jazz styles since 1950 --
IX: Music for stage and screen. Musical theater ; Leonard Bernstein ; Music in film --
X: Rock. Rock styles ; Rock in American society ; The Beatles --
XI: Nonwestern music. Music in nonwestern cultures ; Music in Sub-Saharan Africa ; Classical music of India ; Koto music of Japan.
Responsibility: Roger Kamien.
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