Western Music Listening Today (with 2 CDs) / Edition 4

Western Music Listening Today (with 2 CDs) / Edition 4

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by Charles Hoffer
     
 

This text is intended for the course in music appreciation for nonmusic majors, offered at two- and four-year colleges and universities, focusing on Western music only.See more details below

Overview

This text is intended for the course in music appreciation for nonmusic majors, offered at two- and four-year colleges and universities, focusing on Western music only.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495571995
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/19/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF MUSIC. 1. Music Listening and You. 2. Rhythm. 3. Melody and Harmony, 4. Dynamics, Timbre, and Organization. 5. Orchestral Instruments. 6. Other Musical Instruments. II. EARLY, MEDIEVAL, AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC. 7. Early Western Music. 8. Medieval Music. 9. Renaissance Music. III. BAROQUE MUSIC. 10. The Baroque Period. 11. Oratorio and Cantata. 12. Opera in the Baroque. 13. Baroque Instrumental Music: Suite and Sonata. 14. Baroque Instrumental Music: Concerto and Fugue. IV. CLASSICAL MUSIC. 15. Classicism and Classical Music. 16. Sonata Form. 17. The Concerto. 18. Classical Opera. 19. Chamber Music. 20. Piano Sonatas. 21. The Symphony and Beethoven. V. ROMANTIC MUSIC. 22. Romance and Romanticism. 23. Early Romantic Music. 24. Romantic Piano Music. 25. Program and Ballet Music. 26. Romantic Opera. 27. Late Romantic Music. 28. Nationalism. VI. TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC. 29. Impressionism and Post-Romanticism. 30. Music in the Twentieth Century. 31. The Mainstream. 32. Expressionism and Primitivism. 33. Neoclassicism and Tone Row Music. 34. New Sounds and New Techniques. Glossary. Listening Guides Indexed by Composer. Index of Composer Biographies. Index. Performers List.

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