Music: An Appreciation, Brief Edition / Edition 7 available in Paperback
Music: An Appreciation remains the time-tested solution for welcoming non-majors to the art of listening to great music. Now, Roger Kamien places a renewed focus on learning the elements of music, fostering each student’s unique path to listening and understanding. This is achieved through step-by-step guidance as they learn the elements of music, as well as an increased number of musical selections to appreciate,and an enhanced McGraw-Hill Connect experience. As the authority in the Music Appreciation course, Kamien equips students with the language, tools and listening skills required to sustain a life-long enthusiasm for music.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Edition description:||Seventh Brief Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Roger Kamien received his B.A. in Musicology from Columbia and his M.A. and PhD. from Princeton. Kamien taught for 2 years at Hunter College and for 20 years at Queens College, where he coordinated the music appreciation courses. In 1983, he was appointed to the Zubin Mehta Chair in Musicology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to Music: An Appreciation, Prof. Kamien has written numerous articles and reviews, co-wrote A New Approach to Keyboard Harmony, and edited the Norton Scores. He is an accomplished pianist and, in recent years, has formed a two-piano team with his wife, Anita.
Table of Contents
PrefacePart I Elements1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments3. Rhythm4. Music Notation5. Melody6. Harmony7. Key8. Musical Texture9. Musical Form10. Musical StylePart 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 HandelPart 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 BeethovenPart V The Romantic Period1. Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)2. Romantic Composers And Their Public3. The Art Song4. Franz Schubert5. Robert Schumann6. 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. Georges Bizet17. Giuseppe Verdi18. Giacomo Puccini19. Richard WagnerPart VI The Twentieth Century1. Musical Styles: 1900-19452. Music and Musicians in Society since 19003. Impressionism and Symbolism4. Claude Debussy5. Neoclassicism6. Igor Stravinsky7. Expressionism8. Arnold Schoenberg9. Alban Berg10. Bela Bartok11. Music in America12. 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. RockPart VII Nonwestern Music1. Music In Nonwestern Cultures2. Music In Sub-Saharan Africa3. Classical Music Of IndiaAppendixesGlossaryAcknowledgmentsPhoto CreditsIndex
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