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Music: An Appreciation with 5 Audio CD set / Edition 10

Music: An Appreciation with 5 Audio CD set / Edition 10

by Roger Kamien
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    ISBN-13: 2900077433528
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
    Publication date: 07/23/2010
    Edition description: Older 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

    Part I: Elements

    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
    Part II: The Middle Ages

    1 Music an 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
    Part III: The Renaissance

    1 Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600)

    2 Sacred Music in the Renaissance

    3 Secular Music in the Renaissance

    4 The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque
    Part IV: The Baroque Period

    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 Sebastion Bach

    13 The Baroque Suite

    14 The Chorale and Church Cantata

    15 The Oratorio

    16 George Frideric Handel
    Part V: The Classical Period

    1 The Classical Style

    2 Composer, Patron, and Public in the Classical Period

    3 Sonata Form

    4 Theme and Variations

    5 Minuet and Trio

    6 Rondo

    7 The Classical Symphony

    8 The Classical Concerto

    9 Classical Chamber Music

    10 Joseph Haydn

    11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    12 Ludwig van Beethoven
    Part VI: The Romantic Period

    1 Romanticism in Music (1820-1900)

    2 Romantic Composers and Their Public

    3 The Art Song

    4 Franz Schubert

    5 Robert Schumann

    6 Clara Wieck Schumann

    7 Frederic Chopin

    8 Franz Liszt

    9 Felix Mendelssohn

    10 Program Music

    11 Hector Berlioz

    12 Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Music

    13 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    14 Bedrich Smetana

    15 Antonin Dvorak

    16 Johannes Brahms

    17 Giuseppe Verdi

    18 Giacomo Puccini

    19 Richard Wagner

    20 Gustav Mahler
    Part VII: The Twentieth Century and Beyond

    1 Musical Styles: 1900-1945

    2 Music and Musicians in Society

    3 Impressionism and Symbolism

    4 Claude Debussy

    5 Maurice Ravel

    6 Neoclassicism

    7 Igor Stravinsky

    8 Expressionism

    9 Arnold Schoenberg

    10 Alban Berg

    11 Anton Webern

    12 Bela Bartok

    13 Dmitiri Shostakovich

    14 Charles Ives

    15 George Gershwin

    16 William Grant Still

    17 Aaron Copeland

    18 Alberto Ginastera

    19 Musical Styles Since 1945

    20 Music Since 1945: Eight Representative Pieces
    Part VIII: Jazz

    1 Jazz Styles: 1900-1950

    2 Ragtime

    3 Blues

    4 New Orleans Style

    5 Swing

    6 Bebop

    7 Jazz Style Since 1950
    Part IX: Music for Stage and Screen

    1 Musical Theater

    2 Leonard Bernstein

    3 Music in Film
    Part X: Rock

    1 Rock Styles

    2 Rock in American Society

    3 The Beatles
    Part XI: Nonwestern Music

    1 Music in Nonwestern Cultures

    2 Music in Sub-Saharan Africa

    3 Classical Music of India

    4 Koto Music of Japan

    1 Glossary and Example Locator

    2 Tone Color and Harmonic Series

    3 Bibliography and Selected Reading

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