Listening to Music (with Introduction to Listening CD-ROM) / Edition 6by Craig Wright
Pub. Date: 03/31/2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The only music appreciation text on the market to include listening exercises throughout the book, LISTENING TO MUSIC, Sixth Edition, masterfully develops and refines your listening skills. Acclaimed for unparalleled clarity and accuracy, using Wright will help you study efficiently, do well on your tests and quizzes, and learn to enjoy many kinds of music. Wright
The only music appreciation text on the market to include listening exercises throughout the book, LISTENING TO MUSIC, Sixth Edition, masterfully develops and refines your listening skills. Acclaimed for unparalleled clarity and accuracy, using Wright will help you study efficiently, do well on your tests and quizzes, and learn to enjoy many kinds of music. Wright covers traditional Western music from medieval to modern as well as popular music and its impact on musical globalization, and music from the Far East, the Near East and Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America, drawing comparisons between Western and non-Western musical cultures.
Table of Contents
1. Listening to Music. 2. Rhythm. 3. Melody. 4. Harmony. 5. Dynamics and Color. 6. Musical Texture and Form. 7. Musical Style. Part II: THE MIDDLE AGES AND RENAISSANCE, 476-1600. 8. Medieval Music, 476-1450. 9. Renaissance Music, 1450-1600. Part III: THE BAROQUE PERIOD, 1600-1750. 10. Introduction to Baroque Art and Music. 11. Early Baroque Vocal Music. 12. Toward Late Baroque Instrumental Music. 13. The Late Baroque: Bach. 14. The Late Baroque: Handel. Part IV: THE CLASSICAL PERIOD, 1750-1820. 15. Classical Style. 16. Classical Composers: Haydn and Mozart. 17. Classical Forms: Ternary and Sonata-Allegro. 18. Classical Forms: Theme and Variations, Rondo. 19. Classical Genres: Instrumental Music. 20. Classical Genres: Vocal Music. 21. Beethoven: Bridge to Romanticism. Part V: ROMANTICISM, 1820-1900. 22. Introduction to Romanticism. 23. Romantic Music: The Art Song. 24. Romantic Music: Program Music and Ballet. 25. Romantic Music: Piano Music. 26. Romantic Opera: Italy. 27. Romantic Opera: Germany. 28. Nineteenth-Century Realistic Opera. 29. Music and Nationalism. 30. Late Romantic Orchestral Music. Part VI: MODERN AND POSTMODERN ART MUSIC, 1880-Present. 31. Impressionism and Exoticism. 32. Modernism in Music and the Arts. 33. Early-Twentieth-Century Modernism. 34. Russian and Eastern European Modernism. 35. Three American Voices. 36. Postmodernism. Part VII: AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC, 1850-Present. 37. American Popular Music, 1850-World War II. 38. Postwar Jazz. 39. Broadway, Film, and Video Game Music. 40. Rock: Music of Rebellion. Part VIII: GLOBAL MUSIC. 41. The Far East. 42. The Near East and Africa. 43. The Caribbean and Latin America. Glossary. Index.
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