Music: An Appreciation / Edition 10

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Overview

Music: An Appreciation,6/e is an exciting new revision of the most widely used text for the non-majors' Introduction to Music or Music Appreciation courses. Instructors have made Kamien's Music: An Appreciation the leading book because of its thorough coverage including world music,because of its unsurpassed supplements package including multi-media software,and because of its unsurpassed supplements package including multi-media software,and because of its easy-to-follow Listening Outlines keyed to the recording packages. Non-majors especially appreciate that Kamien pprovides them with a variety of ways to follow the Listening Outlines: written descriptions,musical notation,time counts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078025082
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 7/7/2010
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 155,826
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (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

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 Performance

11 Musical Style
Part II: The Middle Ages

1 Music an the Middle Ages (450-1450)

2 Gregorian Chant

3 Secular Music in the Middle Ages

4 The Development of Polyphony: Organum

5 Fourteenth-Century Music: The "New Art" in Italy and France
Part III: The Renaissance

1 Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600)

2 Sacred Music in the Renaissance

3 Secular Music in the Renaissance

4 The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque
Part IV: 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 Arcangelo Corelli

11 Antonio Vivaldi

12 Johann Sebastion Bach

13 The Baroque Suite

14 The Chorale and Church Cantata

15 The Oratorio

16 George Frideric Handel
Part V: The Classical Period

1 The Classical Style

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 Haydn

11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

12 Ludwig van Beethoven
Part VI: 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 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

14 Bedrich Smetana

15 Antonin Dvorak

16 Johannes Brahms

17 Giuseppe Verdi

18 Giacomo Puccini

19 Richard Wagner

20 Gustav Mahler
Part VII: The Twentieth Century and Beyond

1 Musical Styles: 1900-1945

2 Music and Musicians in Society

3 Impressionism and Symbolism

4 Claude Debussy

5 Maurice Ravel

6 Neoclassicism

7 Igor Stravinsky

8 Expressionism

9 Arnold Schoenberg

10 Alban Berg

11 Anton Webern

12 Bela Bartok

13 Dmitiri Shostakovich

14 Charles Ives

15 George Gershwin

16 William Grant Still

17 Aaron Copeland

18 Alberto Ginastera

19 Musical Styles Since 1945

20 Music Since 1945: Eight Representative Pieces
Part VIII: Jazz

1 Jazz Styles: 1900-1950

2 Ragtime

3 Blues

4 New Orleans Style

5 Swing

6 Bebop

7 Jazz Style Since 1950
Part IX: Music for Stage and Screen

1 Musical Theater

2 Leonard Bernstein

3 Music in Film
Part X: Rock

1 Rock Styles

2 Rock in American Society

3 The Beatles
Part XI: Nonwestern Music

1 Music in Nonwestern Cultures

2 Music in Sub-Saharan Africa

3 Classical Music of India

4 Koto Music of Japan
Appendixes

1 Glossary and Example Locator

2 Tone Color and Harmonic Series

3 Bibliography and Selected Reading
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