Music An Appreciation, with Multimedia Companion

ISBN-10: 0073043885

ISBN-13: 9780073043883

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Roger Kamien
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Description: Whether from a concert stage or at the front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to reach an audience--blending intelligence and passion to lift music from the page and bring it to life. His unique combination of artistic and teaching skills makes Music: An Appreciation, Brief Edition an invaluable tool for students wanting to learn more about music.This best-selling textbook introduces students to perceptive listening and provides an engaging introduction to musical elements, forms, and stylistic periods. It is organized chronologically, but individual sections can be addressed in any order, for a variety of teaching approaches. Musical notation is included but is not required to understand the popular listening guides featured in the text, which focus students' attention on musical events as they unfold.Every new copy of the fifth edition is packaged free with the outstanding Multimedia Companion CD-ROM Version 5.0, which makes the study of music easier, more rewarding, and more fun. In addition, the fifth brief edition introduces "Performance Perspectives" boxes and includes revised sections on Jazz and Rock, a new section on music in film, and more!

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Book details

List price: $71.56
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Preface
Elements
Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
Pitch: Highnessor Lowness of Sound
Dynamics
Tone Color
Listening Outlines, Vocal Music Guides, and the Properties of Sound
The Firebird, Scene 2 by Igor Stravinsky
Listening Outline
C-Jam Blues
Listening Outline
Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
Voices
Musical Instruments
String Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Brass Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
Electronic Instruments
The Young Person''s Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Listening Outline
Rhythm
Beat
Meter
Accent and Syncopation
Tempo
Music Notation
Notating Pitch
Notating Rhythm
Notating Silence (Rests)Notating Meter
The Score
Melody
Harmony
Consonance and Dissonance
The Triad
Broken Chords (Arpegios)Prelude in E Minor for Piano, Op. 28, No.4, by Frederic Chopin
Listening Outline
Peformance Perspective: Pianist Roger Kamien playing Chopin''s Prelude in E Minor
Key
The Major Scale
The Minor Scale
The Key Signature
The Chromatic Scale
Modulation: Change of Key
Tonic Key
Musical Texture
Monophonic Texture
Polyphonic Texture
Homophonic Texture
Changes of Texture
Farandole from L''Arlp¼sienne (The Woman from Arles) Suite No.2, by Georges Bizet
Listening Outline
Musical Form
Techniques That Create Musical Form
Repetition
Contrast
Variation
Types of Musical Form
Three-Part (Ternary) Form: A B ADance of the Reed Pipes from Nutcracker Suite, by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Listening Outline
Two-Part (Binary) Form: A BContradance No. 7 in E Flat from Twelve Contradances for Orchestra
Listening Outline
Listening for Form
Musical Style
The Middle Ages and Renaissance
Music in the Middle Ages (450-1450)Gregorian Chant
The Church Modes
Alleluia: Vidimus stellam (We have seen his star)
Vocal Music Guide
O Successores (You successors)
Vocal Music Guide
Secular Music in the Middle Ages
Estampie
The Development of Polyphony: Organum
School of Notre Dame: Measured Rhythm
Fourteenth-Century Music: The "New Art" in France
Guilaume de Machaut
Puis qu''en oubli sui de vous (Since I am forgotten by you)
Vocal Music Guide
Notre Dame Mass: Agnus Dei
Vocal Music Guide
Performance Perspective: Andrew Parrott conducting the Agnus Dei from Machaut''s Notre Dame Mass
Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600)
Characteristics of Renaissance Music
Word and Music
Texture
Rhythm and Melody
Sacred Music in the Renaissance
Josquin Desprez and the Renaissance Motet
Ave Maria...virgo serena (Hail Mary...serene virgin)
Vocal Music Guide
Palestrina and the Renaissance Mass
Pope Marcellus Mass: Kyrie
Secular Music in the Renaissance
Vocal Music: The Renaissance Madrigal
As Vesta Was Descending
Vocal Music Guide
Instrumental Music
Passamezzo and Galiard
Caroubel, from Terpsichore
The Baroque Period
Baroque Music (1600-1750)
Characteristics of Baroque Music
Unity of Mood
Rhythm
Melody
Dynamics
Texture
Chords and the Basso Continuo (Figured Bass)
Words and Music
The Baroque Orchestra
Baroque Forms
Music in Baroque Society
The Concerto Grosso and Ritornello Form
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D Major
Listening Outline
The Fugue
Organ Fugue in G Minor (Little Fugue)
Listening Outline
The Elements of Opera
Opera in the Baroque Era
Claudio Monteverdi
Orfeo (Orpheus)
Vocal Music Guide: Tu se morta (You are dead)
Henry Purcell
Ground Bass
Dido and Aeneas
Vocal Music Guide: Dido''s Lament
The Baroque Sonata
Trio Sonata in A Minor, Op.3, No.10
Antonio Vivaldi
La Primavera (Spring), Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra, Op.8, No.1, from The Four Seasons
Listening Outline: First Movement
Performance Perspective: Violinist Jeanne Lamon plays and conducts Vivaldi''s ''Spring'' Concerto
Johann Sebastian Bach
Bach''s Music
The Baroque Suite
Suite No.3 in D Major
The Chorale and Church Cantata
The Church Cantata
Cantata No.140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Awake, a voice is calling us)
Vocal Music Guides: Fourth Movement; Seventh Movement
The Oratorio
George Frideric Handel
Handel''s Music
Messiah
VOCAL MUSIC GUIDES: Ev''ry Valley Shall Be Exalted; Hallelujah Chorus
The Classical Period
Performance Perspective: Murray Perahia
The Classical Style (1750-1820)Characteristics of the Classical Style
Contrast of Mood
Rhythm
Texture
Melody
Dynamics and the Piano
The End of the Basso Continuo
The Classical Orchestra
Classical Forms
Composer, Patron, and Public in the Classical Period
Vienna
Sonata Form
Exposition
Development
Recapitulation
Coda
Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
Listening Outline
Theme and Variations
Symphony No.94 in G Major (Surprise)
Listening Outline
Minuet and Trio
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music)
Listening Outline
Rondo
String Quartet in C Minor, Op.18, No.4
Listening Outline
The Classical Symphony
The Classical Concerto
Classical Chamber Music
Joseph Hadyn
Haydn''s Music
Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major: Third Movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozart''s Music
Don Giovanni
Act I: Excerpt from Opening Scene
Act 1: Madamina (Leporello''s catalog aria)
Symphony No.40 in G. Minor, K.550
Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K.488
Listening Outline: First Movement
Performance Perspective: Pianist Murray Perahia playing and conducting the first movement of Mozart''s Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 48812. Ludwig Van Beethoven
Beethoven''s Music
Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op.13 (Pathp¼tique)
Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67
Listenig Outlines: First Movement; Second Movement
The Romantic Period
Romanticism in Music (1820-1900)
Characteristics of Romantic Music
Individuality of Style
Expressive Aims and Subjects
Nationalism and Exoticism
Program Music
Expressive Tone Color
Colorful Harmony
Expanded Range of Dynamics, Pitch, and Tempo
Forms: Miniature and Monumental
Romantic Composers and Their Public
The Art Song
Strophic and Through-Composed Form
The Song Cycle
Franz Schubert
Schubert''s Music
Erlkp nig (The Erlking)
Vocal Music Guide
Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann''s Music
Carnaval
Clara Wieck Schumann
Clara Wieck Schumann''s Music
Liebst du um Schp nheit (If you love for beauty)
Vocal Music Guide
Frp¼dp¼ric Chopin
Chopin''s Music
Nocturne in E Flat Major, Op.9, No.2
Listening Outline
p0tude in C Minor, Op.9, No.12
Listening Outline
Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op.538. Franz Liszt
Liszt''s Music
Transcendental p0tude No.10 in F Minor
Felix Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn''s Music
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op.64: First Movement
Program Music
Hector Berlioz
Berlioz''s Music
Symphonie fantastique (Fantastic Symphony)
Listening Outline: Fourth Movement
Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Music
The Moldau, by Bed
Yich Smetana
Listening Outline
Antonin Dvo p-ík
Symphony No.9 in E Minor (From the New World)
Listening Outline
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky''s Music
Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy
Johannes Brahms
Brahm''s Music
Symphony No.3 in F Major, Op. 90
Listening Outline: Third Movement
Giuseppe Verdi
Verdi''s Music
Rigoletto
Giacomo Puccini
La Bohp¿me
Vocal Music Guide: Act 1: From Mimi''s entrance through Che gelida manina
Performance Perspective: Tenor Luciano Pavarotti singing the part of Rodolfo in Puccini''s La Boheme
Richard Wagner
Wagner''s Music
Die Walkp+re (The Valkyrie)
Vocal Music Guide: Act I, Love Scene
Conclusion
The Twentieth Century
Performance Perspective: Bessie Smith
Musical Styles: 1900-19501900-1945: An Age of Musical Diversity
Characteristics of Twentieth-Century Music
Tone Color
Harmony(Consonance and dissonance; New chord structures)
Alternatives to the Traditional Tonal System
Rhythm
Melody
Music and Musicians in Society
Impressionism and Symbolism
French Impressionist PaintingF
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