Anthology for Music in Western Civilization, Volume I / Edition 1

Anthology for Music in Western Civilization, Volume I / Edition 1

by Timothy J. Roden, Bryan R. Simms, Craig Wright
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495572748

ISBN-13: 9780495572749

Pub. Date: 03/17/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The Rodin/Wright/Simms anthologies are intended for the music history course, which is taught over a period of two to four semesters and is required of all undergraduate music majors. The course typically covers all major movements and composers within a context of European political, social, and cultural history. Anthologies may be assigned for use with a

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The Rodin/Wright/Simms anthologies are intended for the music history course, which is taught over a period of two to four semesters and is required of all undergraduate music majors. The course typically covers all major movements and composers within a context of European political, social, and cultural history. Anthologies may be assigned for use with a textbook or independently.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495572749
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/17/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
843,459
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: ANTIQUITY AND THE MIDDLE AGES. 1. Music in Ancient Greece. 2. Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Music in Rome, Jerusalem, and the Early Christian World. 3. Chant in the Monastery and Convent. 4. Music Theory in the Monastery: John of St. Gall and Guido of Arezzo. 5. Later Medieval Chant: Tropes, Sequences, and the Liturgical Drama of Hildegard of Bingen. 6. Troubadours and Trouvères. 7. Early Polyphony. 8. Music in Medieval Paris: Polyphony at Notre Dame. 9. Inside the Cathedral Close and University: Conductus and Motet. 10. In the Parisian Masters Study: Music Theory of the Ars Antiqua and Ars Nova. 11. Music at the Court of the French Kings: The Ars Nova. 12. Fourteenth-Century Music in Reims: Guillaume de Machaut. 13. Avignon, Symbolic Scores, and the Ars Subtilior. Musical Interlude 1: From Medieval Manuscript to Modern Performance. Part II: THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND EARLY RENAISSANCE. 14. Music in Florence, 1350-1425. 15. Music at the Cathedral of Florence. 16. Music in England. 17. Music at the Court of Burgundy. 18. Music at the French Royal Court. 19. Music in the Low Countries. Part III: THE LATE RENAISSANCE. Musical Interlude 2: Music in the Late Renaissance. 20. Popular Music in Florence, 1470-1540: Carnival Song and Lauda, Frottola, and Early Madrigal. 21. Josquin Desprez and Music in Ferrara. Musical Interlude 3: Music Printing During the Renaissance. 22. Music in Renaissance Paris. 23. Renaissance Instruments and Instrumental Music. Musical Interlude 4: Music Theory in the Renaissance. 24. Music in Three German Cities: The Protestant-Catholic Confrontation. 25. Rome and the Music of the Counter-Reformation. 26. Music in Elizabethan England, Part I: Early Vocal Music. 27. Music in Elizabethan England, Part II: Later Vocal Music and Instrumental Music. 28. The Later Madrigal in Ferrara and Mantua: Gesualdo and Monteverdi. Part IV: BAROQUE MUSIC. 29. Early Baroque Music. 30. The Birth of Opera: Florence, Mantua, and Venice. 31. The Concerted Style in Venice and Dresden. 32. Religious Music in Baroque Rome. Musical Interlude 5: A Baroque Christmas in the Andes of South America. 33. Instrumental Music in Italy. 34. Instrumental Music in Germany and Austria. 35. Music in Paris and at the Court of Versailles: Vocal Music. 36. Music in Paris and at the Court of Versailles: Instrumental Music. Musical Interlude 6: From Ancient to Modern: Aspects of Baroque Music Theory. 37. Music in London, Part I: Henry Purcell. 38. Music in London, Part II: George Frideric Handel. 39. Johann Sebastian Bach: Instrumental Music in Weimar and Cöthen. 40. Johann Sebastian Bach: Vocal Music in Leipzig.

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