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Music: An Appreciation

Music: An Appreciation

ISBN 9781259892707
Edition 12
Publication Date
Publisher Mcgraw-Hill

Part I Elements

1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments3. Rhythm4. Music Notation5. Melody6. Harmony7. Key8. Musical Texture9. Musical Form10. Performance  11. Musical Style

Part II The Middle Ages

1. Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)2. Gregorian Chant3. Secular Music in the Midde Ages4. The Development of Polyphony: Organum5. Fourteenth -Century Music: The "New Art" in Italy and France

Part III The Renaissance 

1. Music in the Renaissance (1450 - 1600) 2. Sacred Music in the Renaissance 3. Secular Music in the Renaissance 4. The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque

Part IV The Baroque Period

1. Baroque Music (1600-1750)2. Music In Baroque Society3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form4. The Fugue5. The Elements Of Opera6. Opera In The Baroque Era7. Claudio Monteverdi8. Henry Purcell9. The Baroque Sonata10. Arcangelo Corelli11. Antonio Vivaldi12. Johann Sebastian Bach13. The Baroque Suite14. The Chorale And Church Cantata15. The Oratorio16. George Frideric Handel

Part V The Classical Period

1. The Classical Style (1750-1820)2. Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period3. Sonata Form4. Theme And Variations5. Minuet And Trio6. Rondo7. The Classical Symphony8. The Classical Concerto9. Classical Chamber Music10. Joseph Hadyn11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart12. Ludwig Van Beethoven

Part VI The Romantic Period

1. Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)2. Romantic Composers And Their Public3. The Art Song4. Franz Schubert5. Robert Schumann 6. Clara Wieck Schumann7. Frederic Chopin8. Franz Liszt9. Felix Mendelssohn10. Program Music11. Hector Berlioz12. Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music13. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky14. Bed rich Smetana15. Antonin Dvorak
16. Johannes Brahms 17. Georges Bizet
18. Giuseppe Verdi
19. Giacomo Puccini20. Richard Wagner 21. Gustav Mahler

Part VII The Twentieth Century

1. Musical Styles: 1900-19452. Music and Musicians in Society since 19003. Impressionism and Symbolism4. Claude Debussy5. Maurice Ravel6. Neoclassicism7. Igor Stravinsky8. Expressionism9. Arnold Schoenberg10. Alban Berg11. Anton Webern12. Bela Bartok13. Dmitri Shostakovich14. Music in America15. Charles Ives16. George Gershwin17. William Grant Still18. Aaron Copland19. Albert Ginestera20. Musical Styles Since 194521. Music Since 1945: Five Representative Pieces

Part VIII Jazz

1. Jazz Styles 2. Ragtime 3. Blue 4. New Orleans Style  5. Swing 6. Bebop 7. Jazz Styles since 1950

Part IX Music for Stage and Screen

1.  Musical Theater 2. Leonard Bernstein 3. Music in Film  

Part X Rock

1. Rock Styles 2. Rock in American Society 3. The Beatles

Part XI Nonwestern Music

1. Music in Nonwestern Cultures2. Music In Sub-Saharan Africa3. Classical Music Of India 4. Koto Music of Japan AppendixesGlossaryAcknowledgmentsPhoto CreditsIndex

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