Music: An Appreciation - 12th Edition

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Music: An Appreciation is a unique text featuring a concise presentation of musical elements and history, carefully chosen musical selections and insightful listening guides.

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Music: An Appreciation is a unique text featuring a concise presentation of musical elements and history, carefully chosen musical selections and insightful listening guides. 


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  • Places a renewed focus on learning the elements of music, fostering a unique path to listening and understanding for non-majors. 
  • Provides step-by-step guidance through the elements of music, as well as an increased number of musical selections to appreciate.
  • Equips students with the language, tools and listening skills required to sustain a life-long enthusiasm for music.

Content

Preface

Part I Elements

  • 1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
  • 2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
  • 3. Rhythm 4. Music Notation
  • 5. Melody
  • 6. Harmony
  • 7. Key
  • 8. Musical Texture
  • 9. Musical Form
  • 10. Performance
  • 11. Musical Style

Part II The Middle Ages

  • 1. Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)
  • 2. Gregorian Chant
  • 3. Secular Music in the Midde Ages
  • 4. The Development of Polyphony: Organum
  • 5. 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 Society
  • 3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form
  • 4. The Fugue
  • 5. The Elements Of Opera
  • 6. Opera In The Baroque Era
  • 7. Claudio Monteverdi
  • 8. Henry Purcell
  • 9. The Baroque Sonata
  • 10. Arcangelo Corelli
  • 11. Antonio Vivaldi
  • 12. Johann Sebastian Bach
  • 13. The Baroque Suite
  • 14. The Chorale And Church Cantata
  • 15. The Oratorio
  • 16. George Frideric Handel

Part V The Classical Period

  • 1. The Classical Style (1750-1820)
  • 2. Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period
  • 3. Sonata Form
  • 4. Theme And Variations
  • 5. Minuet And Trio
  • 6. Rondo
  • 7. The Classical Symphony
  • 8. The Classical Concerto
  • 9. Classical Chamber Music
  • 10. Joseph Hadyn
  • 11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • 12. Ludwig Van Beethoven

Part VI The Romantic Period

  • 1. Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)
  • 2. Romantic Composers And Their Public
  • 3. The Art Song
  • 4. Franz Schubert
  • 5. Robert Schumann
  • 6. Clara Wieck Schumann
  • 7. Frederic Chopin
  • 8. Franz Liszt
  • 9. Felix Mendelssohn
  • 10. Program Music
  • 11. Hector Berlioz
  • 12. Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music
  • 13. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • 14. Bed rich Smetana
  • 15. Antonin Dvorak
  • 16. Johannes Brahms
  • 17. Georges Bizet
  • 18. Giuseppe Verdi
  • 19. Giacomo Puccini
  • 20. Richard Wagner
  • 21. Gustav Mahler

Part VII The Twentieth Century

  • 1. Musical Styles: 1900-1945
  • 2. Music and Musicians in Society since 1900
  • 3. Impressionism and Symbolism
  • 4. Claude Debussy
  • 5. Maurice Ravel
  • 6. Neoclassicism
  • 7. Igor Stravinsky
  • 8. Expressionism
  • 9. Arnold Schoenberg
  • 10. Alban Berg
  • 11. Anton Webern
  • 12. Bela Bartok
  • 13. Dmitri Shostakovich
  • 14. Music in America
  • 15. Charles Ives
  • 16. George Gershwin
  • 17. William Grant Still
  • 18. Aaron Copland
  • 19. Albert Ginestera
  • 20. Musical Styles Since 1945
  • 21. 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 Cultures
  • 2. Music In Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 3. Classical Music Of India
  • 4. Koto Music of Japan

 

  • Appendixes
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Photo Credits
  • Index
ISBN 9781259892707
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Product Type Student Books,
Year Level VET,
Author(s) Roger Kamien

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