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Listeners Guide to Musical Understanding

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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.
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Dubuque, Iowa 1986 Wraps Reprint. 6th ed. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. NF(creased, spine sl. chipped) Lg. 8vo. Wraps 380pp. 16 Color Plates, Photos, Glossary And Index Of ... Terms, Index Of Composers, Performers And Works. Read more Show Less

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780697002990
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/1/1986
  • Edition description: 6th ed
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 400

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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