Listeners Guide to Musical Understanding / Edition 8

Listeners Guide to Musical Understanding / Edition 8

by Leon Dallin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0697125092

ISBN-13: 9780697125095

Pub. Date: 09/01/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This popular standard provides the perfect materials for the one-semester, non-majors music appreciation course. With a topical approach emphasizing listening and the development of listening skills, the text provides students with a non-technical introduction to the diversity of music and of musical elements that will serve them throughout their lives.

Overview

This popular standard provides the perfect materials for the one-semester, non-majors music appreciation course. With a topical approach emphasizing listening and the development of listening skills, the text provides students with a non-technical introduction to the diversity of music and of musical elements that will serve them throughout their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697125095
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/01/1993
Edition description:
8th edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

1 IntroductionPart I: The Materials and Elements of Music 2 Characteristics of Sound 3 Sources of Musical Sound 4 Mediums of Music 5 Elements of Music 6 Texture in Music Part II: The Forms and Genres of Music 7 Small Homophonic Forms 8 Large Homophonic Forms 9 Polyphonic Forms 10 Variation Form 11 Multi-movement Forms 12 Free and Miscellaneous Forms 13 Program Music 14 Dramatic Music: Opera 15 Dramatic Music: Ballet and Incidental 16 Song Forms 17 Choral Forms and Religious Music Part III: The Periods and Styles of Music 18 Music Before 1600 19 The Baroque Period (1600-1750) 20 The Viennese Classic Period (1750-1825) 21 The Romantic Age (1825-1900) 22 Nationalism and Impressionism 23 Modern Music to 1950 24 The New Music 25 Jazz 26 Folk and Popular Music 27 The Music of Other Cultures Appendices: Music Examples Photo Credits Glossary and Index of Terms Index of Composers, Performers, and Works

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