Masterworks A Musical Discovery

ISBN-10: 0130205435
ISBN-13: 9780130205438
Edition: 2nd 2001
Authors: D. Kern Holoman
List price: $120.40
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Description: For freshman/sophomore-level courses in music appreciation. Masterworks is an integrated learning package consisting of a textbook and recordings with supporting on- and off-line multimedia software designed to introduce students to the most  More...

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Book details

List price: $120.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

For freshman/sophomore-level courses in music appreciation. Masterworks is an integrated learning package consisting of a textbook and recordings with supporting on- and off-line multimedia software designed to introduce students to the most important music of the Western tradition, classical and popular. The multimedia elements of the program (a NEW PH Companion Website and off-line CD-ROM) help students of all levels of musical experience to enjoy success from the offset. Students encounter the music through carefully scripted, electronically animated listening exercises. Additionally, numerous opportunities to self-test and review important material throughout build student confidence in their understanding of the concepts and music.

Introduction: Hearing the Music
Composers and Performers
Interactive Learning
Fundamentals of Music Study
What's Happening?
Gershwin: Summertime, from Porgy and Bess (1935)
Pitch and Its Notation
Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Texture, Nuance
Voices and Instruments
Tonality
On Periods, Genres, Titles, Forms, & Schools
Periods of Music History
Titles
Form
Schools
History of Musical Style
The Middle Ages and Renaissance
The Middle Ages
Kyrie eleison (Kyrie Cunctipotens genitor)
Hildegard of Bingen: Kyrie eleison (1150)
Pange lingua (c. 1264)
Sumer is icumen in (c. 1240)
The Renaissance
Deploration sur la mort de Johannes Ockeghem (c. 1497)
Agnus Dei, from Mass in 4 Parts (1592-93)
Agnus Dei, from Zapotec Mass (1636)
Io mi son giovinetta (1603)
Dowland: Flow My Tears (1600)
The Baroque
Venice: Monteverdi and the Opera
Basso Continuo; The Ritornello Principle
Purcell: When I Am Laid in Earth (Dido's Lament), from Dido and Aeneas (1689)
Vivaldi, Bach, Handel
The Baroque Concerto
Bach: from Double Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 (c. 1720)
Bach: Fugue in C Minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier (book I, 1722)
The Suite of Dances
Bach: Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No
2 in B Minor, BWV 1067 (c. 1735)
Chorale, Cantata, Oratorio
Bach: From Cantata 80: Ein' feste Burg (c. 1734)
Handel: Excerpt from Messiah, (part I, 1741)
The Classical Style
Vienna
The Viennese Sonata
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525 (1787), movts
I, III
Mozart and Haydn
Classical Genres
Haydn: From String Quartet in C Major, op. 76, no. 3 (1797, Emperor), movt
II: Poco adagio; cantabile
Haydn: From Piano Sonata no
59 in E flat Major (1790), movt
I: Allegro
Mozart: From Piano Concerto no
25 in C Major, K. 503 (1786), movt
I: Allegro maestoso
Mozart Operas
Mozart: from Symphony No
40 in G Minor, K. 550 (1788), movt
I: Allegro non troppo
Romanticism
The French Revolution; Napoleon
Beethoven
Beethoven: Symphony No
5 in C Minor, op. 67 (1808)
Schubert
Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade (1814)
Romanticism
Schumann: From Carnaval (1835): ArlequinValse noble; ChiarinaChopin
Europe After Napoleon
Paris: Berlioz, Liszt, Chopin
Berlioz: From Symphonie fantastique (1830), movt
V: Dream of a Witches Sabbath
Chopin: Mazurka in A Minor, op. 17, No. 4 (1834)
Leipzig: Schumann and Mendelssohn
Romanticism, Again
Romantic Opera
Bellini: Casta Diva, from Norma (1831)
G"tterdimmerung
Verdi and Wagner
Verdi: From Otello (1887): Love Duet (Otello, Desdemona: Act I): Quando narravi
Wagner: Brunnhilde's Immolation (Final Scene), from G"tterdimmerung (1876)
Brahms, Mahler, and Strauss
Brahms: From Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op
56a (1873): Theme, Variations I-III, Finale
The Nationalists
Smetana: Furiant, from The Bartered Bride (1866)
Russian Nationalism: The Mighty Handful
Tchaikovsky, Puccini
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy (1869)
Paris, Again: Debussy, Ravel, the Ballet Russes, Stravinsky
Debussy: La Soiree dans Grenade (1903)
Stravinsky: From The Rite of Spring (1913)
Introduction: Les Augures printiniares: Danses des Adolescentes
Boulanger: Psalm 24 (1916)
Music Here and Now
Music in the Land of Plenty
Congregational Singing
Billings: David's Lamentation (1778) and David's Lamentation (performed 1959)
Music of the Slaves
Parlor Songs and Quicksteps
Sousa: Semper Fidelis (1888)
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