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Overview

What does it take to make a great performance? It takes great music, a great performer and a great instrument.

Music: An Appreciation includes some of the greatest music ever created. Roger Kamien’s excellence as an interpreter of that music has made his program number one in the market used by over half a million students since its conception. Now, CONNECT Kamien provides the world-class instrument that allows Music: An Appreciation to bring great music to his audience in an extraordinary new way.

Music: An Appreciation is great music, a great interpreter, and a great instrument.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078025099
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 7/6/2010
  • Edition description: Seventh Brief Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 435
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger Kamien received his B.A. in Musicology from Columbia and his M.A. and PhD. from Princeton. Kamien taught for 2 years at Hunter College and for 20 years at Queens College, where he coordinated the music appreciation courses. In 1983, he was appointed to the Zubin Mehta Chair in Musicology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to Music: An Appreciation, Prof. Kamien has written numerous articles and reviews, co-wrote A New Approach to Keyboard Harmony, and edited the Norton Scores. He is an accomplished pianist and, in recent years, has formed a two-piano team with his wife, Anita.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Part I Elements

1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color

2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments

3. Rhythm

4. Music Notation

5. Melody

6. Harmony

7. Key

8. Musical Texture

9. Musical Form

10. Musical Style
Part II The Middle Ages And Renaissance

1. Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)

2. Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600)
Part III The Baroque Period

1. Baroque Music (1600-1750)

2. Music In Baroque Society

3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form

4. The Fugue

5. The Elements Of Opera

6. Opera In The Baroque Era

7. Claudio Monteverdi

8. Henry Purcell

9. The Baroque Sonata

10. Antonio Vivaldi

11. Johann Sebastian Bach

12. The Baroque Suite

13. The Chorale And Church Cantata

14. The Oratorio

15. George Frideric Handel
Part IV The Classical Period

1. The Classical Style (1750-1820)

2. Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period

3. Sonata Form

4. Theme And Variations

5. Minuet And Trio

6. Rondo

7. The Classical Symphony

8. The Classical Concerto

9. Classical Chamber Music

10. Joseph Hadyn

11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

12. Ludwig Van Beethoven
Part V The Romantic Period

1. Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)

2. Romantic Composers And Their Public

3. The Art Song

4. Franz Schubert

5. Robert Schumann

6. Clara Wieck Schumann

7. Frederic Chopin

8. Franz Liszt

9. Felix Mendelssohn

10. Program Music

11. Hector Berlioz

12. Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music

13. Antonin Dvorak

14. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

15. Johannes Brahms

16. Giuseppe Verdi

17. Giacomo Puccini

18. Richard Wagner
Part VI The Twentieth Century

1. Musical Styles: 1900-1945

2. Music and Musicians in Society

3. Impressionism and Symbolism

4. Claude Debussy

5. Neoclassicism

6. Igor Stravinsky

7. Expressionism

8. Arnold Schoenberg

9. Alban Berg

10. Anton Webern

11. Bela Bartok

12. Charles Ives

13. George Gershwin

14. William Grant Still

15. Aaron Copland

16. Albert Ginestera

17. Musical Styles Since 1945

18. Music Since 1945: Five Representative Pieces

19. Jazz

20. Music for Stage and Screen

21. Rock
Part VII Nonwestern Music

1. Music In Nonwestern Cultures

2. Music In Sub-Saharan Africa

3. Classical Music Of India
Appendixes
1. Glossary And Example Locator
2. Chronology

3. Recordings

Acknowledgments

Index
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