Study Guide to Accompany Music: An Appreciation / Edition 8

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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,and CD tracks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072950564
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 8/7/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

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
1 Music in 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
1 Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600)
2 Sacred Music in the Renaissnce
3 Secular Music in the Renaissance
4 The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque
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 Sebastian Bach
13 The Baroque Suite
14 The Chorale and Church Cantata
(and more...)
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