Music Listening Today

Music Listening Today

by Charles R. Hoffer

Other Format(COM DISC)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534513658
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: COM DISC
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Charles Hoffer is Professor of Music at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He formerly taught at Indiana University, served as president of the Music Educators National Conference, and is an established author of books and articles about music.

Table of Contents

Part 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. Part II: EARLY, MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC. 7. Early Western Music. 8. Medieval Music. 9. Renaissance Music. Part 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. Part 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. Part 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. 29. Impressionism and Post-Romanticism. Part VI: TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC. 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. Part VII: MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES. 35. American Music Before 1920. 36. Concert Music Since 1920. 37. Popular Music and Jazz to 1950. 38. Popular Music Since 1950. 39. Music for Stage and Film. Part VIII: MUSIC AROUND THE WORLD. 40. Folk and Ethnic Music. 41. Folk Music of Europe and the Americas. 42. Folk Music of Africa and the Middle East. 43. Music of Asia. Glossary. Listening Guides Indexed by Composer. Index of Composer Biographies. Index. Performers List.

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