Music Listening Today (with 2 CD Set) / Edition 5

Music Listening Today (with 2 CD Set) / Edition 5

by Charles Hoffer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111839344

ISBN-13: 9781111839345

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Charles Hoffer's best-selling MUSIC LISTENING TODAY is a complete course solution that develops student's listening skills while teaching them to appreciate the different styles, forms, and genres of music. The text provides dozens of familiar and lesser-known musical selections, all carefully chosen for their ability to get students interested in listening to all

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Charles Hoffer's best-selling MUSIC LISTENING TODAY is a complete course solution that develops student's listening skills while teaching them to appreciate the different styles, forms, and genres of music. The text provides dozens of familiar and lesser-known musical selections, all carefully chosen for their ability to get students interested in listening to all kinds of music. This affordable, brief, chronological survey text features two CDs-included with new copies of the book at no additional cost.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111839345
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE NATURE OF MUSIC. 1. Music Listening and You. 2. Rhythm. 3. Melody and Harmony. 4. Dynamics, Timbre, and Organization. 5. Orchestral Instruments. 6. Other Musical Instruments. Part II: EARLY, MEDIEVAL, AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC. 7. Early Western Music, 500 B.C.-A.D. 1200. 8. Late Medieval Music, 1100-1450. 9. Renaissance Music, 1450-1600. Part III: BAROQUE MUSIC, 1600-1750 . 10. The Baroque Period. 11. Oratorio and Cantata. 12. Opera in the Baroque. 13. Baroque Instrumental Music: Suite and Sonata. 14. Baroque Instrumental Music: Concerto and Fugue. Part IV: CLASSICAL MUSIC, 1750-1820. 15. Classicism and Classical Music. 16. Sonata Form. 17. The Concerto. 18. Classical Opera. 19. Chamber Music. 20. Piano Sonatas. 21. The Symphony and Beethoven. Part V: ROMANTIC MUSIC, 1820-1900. 22. Romance and Romanticism. 23. Early Romantic Music. 24. Romantic Piano Music. 25. Program and Ballet Music. 26. Romantic Opera. 27. Romantic Instrumental Music. 28. Nationalism. Part VI: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND BEYOND. 29. Music in the Twentieth Century and the Future. 30. Impressionism and Post-Romanticism. 31. The Mainstream. 32. Primitivism and Expressionism. 33. Neoclassicism and Tone Row Music. 34. Concert Music in the United States. 35. New Sounds and New Techniques. Part VII: POPULAR MUSIC AND JAZZ, 1750-PRESENT. 36. Early American Music. 37. Popular Music and Jazz Before 1950. 38. Popular Music Since 1950. 39. Music for Stage and Film. Part VIII: MUSIC AROUND THE WORLD. 40. Folk and Ethnic Music. 41. Folk Music of Europe and the Americas. 42. Music of Africa and the Middle East. 43. Music of Asia.

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