Exploring Music Literature: Textbook / Edition 1

Exploring Music Literature: Textbook / Edition 1

by Michael Fink
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028654102

ISBN-13: 9780028654102

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028654102
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Music Literature and Style Periods
1(19)
The Study of Music Literature
1(1)
The Musical Style Periods
2(18)
Middle Ages (6th-14th centuries)
3(2)
Renaissance (15th-16th centuries)
5(1)
Baroque Period (17th to early 18th centuries)
6(2)
Classical Period (late 18th to early 19th centuries)
8(1)
Romantic Period (19th century)
9(2)
Modern and Postmodern Periods (20th century)
11(4)
Developments That Shaped Early Music Literature
15(1)
Two Technical Developments
15(2)
Two Sociological Developments
17(3)
Three Baroque Forms
20(26)
Fugue: J.S. Bach's Organ Fugue in G Minor (BWV 578)
20(14)
Development of the Fugue before Bach
21(4)
J.S. Bach (biographical sketch)
25(3)
Bach as a Fugue Composer
28(1)
Exploring the G Minor Organ Fugue
29(2)
Bach's G Minor Fugue: A Closer Look
31(3)
Recitative and Aria: Purcell's "Dido's Lament" from Dido and Aeneas
34(3)
Henry Purcell (biographical sketch)
34(1)
Dido and Aeneas: Background
34(1)
Exploring Dido's Lament
35(2)
Dido's Lament: A Closer Look
37(1)
Baroque Dance Suite Movement: Handel, Water Music Suite No.1 in F Major, "Hornpipe" movement
37(9)
Dance Music in France
37(1)
Orchestral Dance Suites (Overture-Suites)
37(1)
George Frideric Handel (biographical sketch)
38(2)
Handel's Water Music Suites
40(3)
Exploring the "Hornpipe"
43(1)
The "Hornpipe": A Closer Look
44(2)
Keyboard Music
46(48)
Scarlatti, Sonata in E Major (Kk.380)
47(14)
The Harpsichord, Scarlatti's Main Instrument
47(2)
Keyboard Ornamentation
49(1)
Domenico Scarlatti (biographical sketch)
50(2)
Scarlatti's Keyboard Sonatas
52(2)
Features of Scarlatti's Sonatas
54(3)
Exploring the Sonata in E Major
57(1)
The Sonata in E Major: A Closer Look
58(3)
Mozart, Piano Sonata in C Major, K.309 (284b), first movement
61(33)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (biographical sketch)
61(4)
Mozart and the Early Classical Piano Sonata
65(1)
Invention of the Piano, Mozart's Instrument
65(2)
Mozart's Piano Sonatas
67(1)
The C Major Sonata, K.309 (284b): The Mystery Behind the Music
68(2)
Sonata Plan and Sonata Form
70(1)
Exploring the First Movement of the Sonata in C Major
71(1)
The C Major Sonata, first movement: A Closer Look
71(6)
Summary Comparison: Binary, Extended Binary, and Sonata Forms
77(2)
Chopin, Three Short Piano Pieces
79(1)
Frederic Chopin (biographical sketch)
79(2)
Frederic Chopin, Master Miniaturist
81(2)
Character Pieces
83(1)
The "Raindrop" Prelude: A Character Piece
83(2)
Exploring the "Raindrop" Prelude
85(1)
The "Raindrop" Prelude: A Closer Look
85(2)
Stylized Dances
87(1)
The Mazurka in G Minor, Op.67, No.2: A Stylized Dance
88(1)
Exploring the G Minor Mazurka
89(1)
The G Minor Mazurka: A Closer Look
89(1)
The Concert Etude
90(1)
The Etude in A Minor, Op.25, No. 11: A Concert Etude
91(2)
Exploring Chopin's A Minor Etude
93(1)
The A Minor Etude: A Closer Look
93(1)
Song
94(26)
Schubert, "Erlkonig
95(12)
German Art Song before Schubert
95(2)
Franz Schubert (biographical sketch)
97(2)
Schubert as a Song Composer
99(2)
"Erlkonig": Background
101(3)
Exploring "Erlkonig"
104(1)
"Erlkonig": A Closer Look
105(1)
German Art Song after Schubert
106(1)
Faure, Apres un reve
107(5)
The French Melodie before Faure
107(1)
Gabriel Faure (biographical sketch)
108(1)
Faure's Melodies and His "Apres un reve"
109(2)
Exploring "Apres un reve"
111(1)
"Apres un reve": A Closer Look
112(1)
Ives, "The Cage"
112(8)
Charles E. Ives (biographical sketch)
113(2)
Ives and His 114 Songs
115(2)
Ives's "The Cage": Background
117(1)
Exploring "The Cage"
117(1)
"The Cage": A Closer Look
118(1)
American Art Song after Ives
119(1)
Chamber Music
120(36)
Haydn, String Quartet in C Major, Op.76, No.3 ("Emperor"), second movement
120(16)
18th-Century Chamber Music before Haydn
120(3)
Joseph Haydn (biographpical sketch)
123(3)
Joseph Haydn: Father of the String Quartet
126(3)
The "Emperor's Hymn" and the "Emperor" Quartet
129(2)
Exploring the "Emperor" String Quartet, second movement
131(2)
The "Emperor" String Quartet, second movement: A Closer Look
133(3)
Hensel, Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 11, second and third movements
136(10)
Piano Chamber Music from W.A. Mozart to Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
136(1)
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (biographical sketch)
137(3)
Hensel's Piano Trio in D Minor: An Overview
140(4)
Exploring the Piano Trio's Middle Movements
144(1)
The Andante espressivo and "Lied": A Closer Look
145(1)
Brahms, Violin Sonata No.3 in D Minor, Op.108, first movement
146(10)
Johannes Brahms (biographical sketch)
147(3)
Brahms as a Chamber Music Composer
150(1)
Brahms's Chamber Sonatas
150(1)
The Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op.108: An Overview
151(1)
Exploring the D Minor Sonata, first movement
152(2)
The D Minor Sonata, first movement: A Closer Look
154(2)
Orchestral Music
156(43)
The Pre-Classical and Classical Symphony
156(6)
Pre-Classical Symphony in Germany and Austria
156(3)
Haydn
159(1)
Mozart
160(2)
Beethoven, Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67, third and fourth movements
162(16)
Ludwig van Beethoven (biographical sketch)
162(4)
Beethoven as a Symphonist
166(4)
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony: Background
170(2)
Exploring Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
172(2)
The Scherzo and Finale: A Closer Look
174(4)
William Grant Still, Afro-American Symphony, third movement
178(9)
Ethnic and Nationalistic Expression in Orchestral Music
178(1)
William Grant Still (biographical sketch)
179(3)
Still's Afro-American Symphony: Composition, Performance, and Publication
182(2)
Exploring the Afro-American Symphony, third movement
184(2)
The Afro-American Symphony, third movement: A Closer Look
186(1)
Debussy, Prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun"
187(12)
Orchestral Program Music of the Romantics
187(1)
Claude Debussy (biographical sketch)
188(2)
Debussy's Prelude: Background and Aftermath
190(4)
Exploring Debussy's Prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun"
194(1)
Prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun": A Closer Look
194(5)
The Concerto
199(26)
Bach, "Brandenburg" Concerto No. 2 in F Major (BWV1047), first movement
199(8)
The Concerto Grosso before Bach
199(2)
The Six "Brandenburg" Concertos: Background
201(2)
Exploring Bach's "Brandenburg" Concerto No.2, first movement
203(2)
The "Brandenburg" Concerto No.2, first movement: A Closer Look
205(1)
Concertante Music and Multisoloist Concertos after Bach
206(1)
Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488, first movement
207(9)
Birth of the Keyboard Concerto
207(2)
Mozart as a Composer of Piano Concertos
209(3)
The A Major Piano Concerto: Background
212(1)
Exploring Mozart's A Major Piano Concerto, first movement
212(2)
The A Major Piano Concerto, first movement: A Closer Look
214(2)
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35, third movement
216(9)
Peter I. Tchaikovsky (biographical sketch)
216(3)
Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto: Genesis and Premieres
219(2)
Exploring Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, third movement
221(1)
Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, third movement: A Closer Look
222(3)
Opera
225(62)
Mozart, The Magic Flute, Two Excerpts
225(12)
Mozart's Singspiels before The Magic Flute
225(3)
The Magic Flute: Conception, Composition, and First Run
228(1)
Synopsis of the Opera
229(2)
Symbolism and Meaning in The Magic Flute
231(3)
Exploring Two Excerpts from The Magic Flute
234(2)
Two Excerpts from The Magic Flute: A Closer Look
236(1)
Verdi, La Traviata, Act I Excerpt
237(20)
Giuseppe Verdi (biographical sketch)
238(4)
La Traviata: Background
242(2)
Synopsis of the Opera
244(1)
Exploring La Traviata, Act I Excerpt
245(6)
La Traviata, Act I Excerpt: A Closer Look
251(6)
Choral Music
J.S. Bach, Cantata No. 140,"Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," three movements
257(10)
Lutheran Chorales
257(2)
The Sacred Cantata before Bach
259(2)
Bach as a Composer of Sacred Cantatas
261(1)
Bach's Cantata No. 140: Background, Meaning, and Structure
261(3)
Exploring Cantata No. 140
264(1)
Cantata No. 140: A Closer Look
265(2)
Handel, Messiah, Two Excerpts
267(9)
Handel as a Sacred-Oratorio Composer
267(2)
Messiah: Composition and Early Performances
269(2)
Exploring Handel's Messiah, Two Excerpts
271(2)
Messiah, Two Excerpts: A Closer Look
273(3)
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms, first movement
276(11)
Major Choral-Orchestral Music Between Handel and Stravinsky
276(1)
Igor Stravinsky (biographical sketch)
277(4)
Stravinsky's Choral Music
281(1)
Creation of the Symphony of Psalms
282(1)
Exploring the Symphony of Psalms, first movement
283(1)
The Symphony of Psalms, first movement: A Closer Look
284(3)
Glossary 287(10)
Index 297

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