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Music: An Appreciation / Edition 5

Music: An Appreciation / Edition 5

by Roger Kamien


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072966558
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Edition description: Older Edition

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
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
9Felix 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
1 Musical Styles
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 Copland
18 Musical Styles Since 1945
19 Music Since 1945: Eight Representative Pieces
Part VII Jazz
1 Jazz Styles
2 Ragtime
3 Blues
4 New Orleans Style
5 Swing
6 Bebop
7 Jazz Style Since 1950
Part IX The American Musical
1 Musical Theater
2 Leonard BernsteinPart X Rock
1 Rock Styles
2 Rock in American Society
3 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

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