Music: An Appreciation Brief Edition with 5-CD Set / Edition 7by Roger Kamien
Pub. Date: 07/09/2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Whether from a concert stage or in front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to connect with an audience. It is his unique combination of a performer's musical sensibility and a teacher's understanding of what works with students that has made that has made the Brief Edition of Music: An Appreciation the most widely-used text of its kind. The book's/i>
Whether from a concert stage or in front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to connect with an audience. It is his unique combination of a performer's musical sensibility and a teacher's understanding of what works with students that has made that has made the Brief Edition of Music: An Appreciation the most widely-used text of its kind. The book's impeccable scholarship, clear presentation of musical elements and history, carefully chosen repertoire of musical selections, and insightful listening guides have been its hallmarks from the first edition.
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Table of Contents
Part I Elements
Part II The Middle Ages And Renaissance1. Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)2. Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600)
Part III The Baroque Period1. Baroque Music (1600-1750)2. Music In Baroque Society3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form4. The Fugue5. The Elements Of Opera6. Opera In The Baroque Era7. Claudio Monteverdi8. Henry Purcell9. The Baroque Sonata10. Antonio Vivaldi11. Johann Sebastian Bach12. The Baroque Suite13. The Chorale And Church Cantata14. The Oratorio15. George Frideric Handel
Part IV The Classical Period1. The Classical Style (1750-1820)2. Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period3. Sonata Form4. Theme And Variations5. Minuet And Trio6. Rondo7. The Classical Symphony8. The Classical Concerto9. Classical Chamber Music10. Joseph Hadyn11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart12. Ludwig Van Beethoven
Part V The Romantic Period1. Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)2. Romantic Composers And Their Public3. The Art Song4. Franz Schubert5. Robert Schumann 6. Clara Wieck Schumann7. Frederic Chopin8. Franz Liszt9. Felix Mendelssohn10. Program Music11. Hector Berlioz12. Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music13. Antonin Dvorak14. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky15. Johannes Brahms16. Giuseppe Verdi17. Giacomo Puccini18. Richard Wagner
Part VI The Twentieth Century1. Musical Styles: 1900-19452. Music and Musicians in Society3. Impressionism and Symbolism4. Claude Debussy5. Neoclassicism6. Igor Stravinsky7. Expressionism8. Arnold Schoenberg9. Alban Berg10. Anton Webern11. Bela Bartok12. Charles Ives13. George Gershwin14. William Grant Still15. Aaron Copland16. Albert Ginestera17. Musical Styles Since 194518. Music Since 1945: Five Representative Pieces19. Jazz20. Music for Stage and Screen21. Rock
Part VII Nonwestern Music1. Music In Nonwestern Cultures2. Music In Sub-Saharan Africa3. Classical Music Of India
1. Glossary And Example Locator
2. Chronology3. RecordingsAcknowledgmentsIndex
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