Studying Music History: Learning, Reasoning, and Writing About Music History and Literature / Edition 2by David Poultney
Pub. Date: 08/07/1995
Studying Music History: Learning, Reasoning and Writing About Music History and Literature: Second Edition develops a thorough knowledge of genres, composers and compositions, as well as skills for organizing, assimilating, applying and writing using this knowledge. The text maintains a strict three-fold emphasis that includes (1) a systematic approach to the data of music history and literature, (2) identification and interpretation of unidentified music samples and excerpts from several kinds of historical documents, and (3) properly written expression of musical knowledge and judgment through small-scale writing projects.
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Table of Contents1. Medieval Music.
2. Renaissance Music.
3. Baroque Music.
4. Classical Music.
5. Romantic Music.
6. Twentieth-Century Music.
7. Writing About Music.
Appendix I. Glossary of General Terms.
Appendix II. General Bibliography.
Appendix III. Musical Scores and Historical Sources Identified.
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