Music in Our World / Edition 1

Music in Our World / Edition 1

by Gary C. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070272123

ISBN-13: 9780070272125

Pub. Date: 10/05/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Music in Our World is the first text in music appreciation completely devoted to the study of music elements and to investing students with active listening skills.

The text examines each musical element from a number of angles - completely integrating world music throughout the discussion. The three chapters on Melody, for example, cite the work of

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Overview

Music in Our World is the first text in music appreciation completely devoted to the study of music elements and to investing students with active listening skills.

The text examines each musical element from a number of angles - completely integrating world music throughout the discussion. The three chapters on Melody, for example, cite the work of Hildegard of Bingen, Ravi Shankar, and Giacomo Puccini.

This unique, elements-based approach engages students in actively listening to the broadest range of music available for music appreciation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070272125
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Active Listening

Chapter 1 Music in Society: (Simple Gifts)

Chapter 2 Our Response to Music
Part II Rhythm in Music

Chapter 3 Grand Entry Song (Powwow Music) Beat, Accent, and Tempo

Chapter 4 Meter (Klezmer Music- Bay a Glezele Mashke and Oy, Abram!) Traditional

Chapter 5 Polyrhythm Shango (Babatunde Olatunji)
Part III Melody in Music

Chapter 6 Vocal Melody (Hildegard von Bingen)

Chapter 7 Instrumental Melody (Ravi Shankar)

Chapter 8 Vocal Melody in Opera (Giacomo Puccini)
Part IV Harmony in Music

Chapter 9 Harmony: The Four Seasons, Spring (Anotonio Vivaldi)

Chapter 10 Harmonizing: This land is Your Land (Woody Guthrie), Bring Me Little Water Sylvie (Leadbelly [Huddie Ledbetter])
Part V Dynamics, Timbre, and Texture in Music

Chapter 11 A Western Ensemble: The Symphony Orchestra

Chapter 12 A Non-Western Ensemble: The Balinese Gamelan (Gender Wayang) (Gending Petegak)

Chapter 13 In the Recording Studio: Animal Crackers (Matt Ryan)
Part VI Form in Music

Chapter 14 Sectional Forms I: Huachos (Eduardo Villaroel and J. Mercado)

Chapter 15 Sectional Forms II: Symphony No. 39 (Franz Joseph Haydn)

Chapter 16 Continuous Forms I: Sultan Veled Peshrev (Dogan Ergin)

Chapter 17 Continuous Forms II: Absalon, fili mi (Josquin Desprez)

Chapter 18 Improvisation and Form: Suite Thursday (Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn)

Appendix A Pronunciation Guide

Appendix B Musician Biographies
Listening Activities

Dolphin Dreams (Jonathan Goldman)

Simple Gifts (Elder Joseph Brackett)

Appalachian Spring (Aaron Copland)

Exodus (Bob Marley and the Wailers)

Redemption Song (Bob Marley)

Grand Entry Song (Little Otter Singers)

Bay a Glezele Mashke (Klezmer Conservatory Band)

Oy Abram! (Klezmer Conservatory Band)

Shango (Babatunde Olatunji)

De sancta Maria (Hildegard of Bingen)

Maru-Bihag (Ravi Shankar)

La Boheme, End of Act II (Giacomo Puccini)

The Four Seasons (Antonio Vivaldi)

This Land is Your Land (Woody Guthrie)

Bring Me Little Water sylvie (Leadbelly [Huddie Ledbetter])

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Benjamin

Britten)

Gending Petegak (Gender Wayang Pemarwan)

Animal Crackers (Axigally)

Huachos (Tramps)

Symphony no. 39 (Franz Joseph Haydn)

Sultan Veled Peshrev (Dogan Ergin)

Absalon, fili mi (Josquin Desprez)

Suite Thursday (Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn)

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