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World of Music

ISBN-10: 0072491507

ISBN-13: 9780072491500

Edition: 5th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: David Willoughby

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David Willoughby's student text introduces musical elements through simple music and familiar recordings and then gradually builds up to the most rigorous forms of Western music. This background understanding will invest the reader with the skills needed to listen to all music in an informed and sophisticated way.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Dr. David Willoughby, Professor Emeritus of Music at Eastern New Mexico University and former Dean of its College of Fine Arts, retired in 1993 after twenty years of service. He moved to Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania and immediately was named Head of the Music Department at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, a position he held for three years...From 1970-1973, he held the position of Assistant Director of the Ford Foundation/ MENC Contemporary Music Project, where, among other responsibilities, he served as Editor of the CMP Newsletter. From 1960-1970, he was Assistant/Associate Professor of Music at Elizabethtown College...Willoughby is now Minister of Music at the Church of the Brethren in Elizabethtown, where he directs the Adult Choir and the Bell Choir. He continues to play double bass and serves as Editor of the Newsletter of The College Music Society (CMS). The fourth edition of his book, The World of Music, has just been published by McGraw-Hill...Regarding CMS, he serves on the Council of Past Presidents, having served as President in 1987 and 1988. Previously, he was Board member for Music and General Studies (1980-1985) and a member of the Executive Committee (1986-1989). He served as Director of the Wingspread Conference on Music in General Studies (1981) and of the first four summer Institutes for Music in General Studies, Boulder, Colorado (1982-1985). (It was this Conference on Music in General Studies and these Institutes that prompted the first conversations, in 1985, that led to the first edition of The World of Music.). ..

Preface
Acknowledgments
Preparation for Listening
Introducing the World of Music
The Infinite Variety of Music: A Global Perspective
The American Mainstream and Ethnic Diversity Music in Culture Music Labels: Help or Hindrance?
Artists and Artistry
The Business of Music Manufacturing and Merchandising Performance of Music Music Publishing and Copyright Laws Music in Advertising Music in the Community
Summary
The Nature of Music: Vocabulary for Listening and Understanding Definitions of Music Music as a Science Music is Sound and Silence Music Moves through Time Expressive and Functional Qualities of Music Music is an Art Music is Universal Music is a Means of Expression Music Can Be Functional Music is a Changing Art
The Creative, Performing, and Listening Experiences Participating in Active Listening
Summary
The Elements of Music: Vocabulary for Listening and Understanding
The Elements of Music Melody Harmony Rhythm Loudness Tone Quality Interaction of the Elements To Create a Style: Musical Concepts Texture Genre and Form Melodic Growth and Character Goals for Listening Summary
Listening to American Music: Folk, Religious, Pop, and Jazz
Traditional Folk and Religious Music Goals for Listening
The Roots of Traditional Folk and Religious Music Preserving Songs by Oral Tradition
Preserving Songs in Hymnbooks Lining Out, Singing Schools, and the Shape-Note System Types of Folk Music Spirituals and the Blues Traditional Black Gospel Music White Gospel Music
Revival and Evangelical Hymns Popular Contemporary Styles Folk Music: An Expanded View
The Urban Folk Revival Urban Blues
Summary
American Popular Music Goals for Listening
The Definition and Scope of Popular Music Pre-Twentieth Century Twentieth Century and Beyond Tin Pan Alley Vaudeville Musicals Film Radio and Recordings Country Music Hillbilly Cowboy Songs and Western Swing Bluegrass
The Nashville Sound Early African-American Influences Motown Gospel Rhythm and Blues Soul Rock Rap/Hip-Hop Other Genres
Summary
Jazz in America Goals for Listening What is Jazz?
The Jazz Style The Feel of Swing Instruments Improvisation
The Roots of Jazz Jazz Styles New Orleans and Chicago Jazz Stride and Boogie Woogie Swing and Big Band Jazz Bebop Cool, Hard Bop, Soul Jazz, and Free Jazz Modern, Fusion, and Smooth Jazz
Summary
Listening to World Music
Music of the Americas Goals for Listening Native American Music Style and Context Assimilation and Preservation Ethnic Music in the United States Reggae Latino Music Cajun and Zydeco Music Klezmer Music of South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean Indigenous Folk Culture Musical Instruments Folk Songs and Dances Religious Influences
Summary
Music beyond the Americas Goals for Listening Music in India Classical Music Popular Music Music in Japan
The Performance Context Musical Genres Gagaku Kabuki Koto, Shakuhachi, and Shamisen Music in Sub-Saharan Africa Music in Context Instruments Rhythm Popular Music Music in Eastern Europe: Bulgarian Choral Music Indonesian Gamelan and Popular Music Jewish Music Cultural Context Liturgical Music Klezmer Music Celtic Music Instruments Artists Altan Clannad Solas
The Chieftains
Summary
Listening To Western Classical Music
Music to 1600 Goals for Listening
The Beginnings of Western Music (until 1450) Gregorian Chant Notation Polyphonic Music
The Renaissance (1450-1600) Choral and Vocal Music Mass Motet Madrigal Instrumental Music The Reformation Featured Composers Josquin des Prez Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Giovanni Gabrieli
Summary
Music of the Baroque (1600–1750)
Goals for Listening Musical Characteristics Texture Major-Minor Tonal System Continuo Word Painting Other Musical Characteristics Instruments Musical Forms and Genres Opera Orchestral works Chamber Music Keyboard Works Choral Music Composers Johann Sebastian Bach George Frideric Handel Other Notable Composers
Summary
Music of the Classic Period (1750–1820)
Goals for Listening Musical Characteristics Instruments Genres Instrumental Vocal, Choral, Opera Forms Sonata Form Theme and Variations Minuet and Trio Rondo Featured Composers Franz Joseph Haydn Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ludwig van Beethoven
Summary
Music of the Romantic Period (Nineteenth Century)
Goals for Listening Musical Characteristics Forms and Genres Instrumental Forms and Genres Opera and Ballet Keyboard Forms and Genres Songs Featured Composers Johannes Brahms Fr�d�ric Chopin Felix Mendelssohn Franz Schubert Pyotr I’yich Tchaikovsky Giuseppe Verdi Richard Wagner Other Notable Composers
Summary
Music of the Twentieth Century Goals for Listening General Characteristics Stylistic Developments and Featured Composers Impressionism
Claude Debussy Experimental Music: Igor Stravinsky Atonal Music and Serialism: Arnold Schoeberg Electronic Music: Edgard Var�se Chance Music: John Cage Nationalism: Bela Bart�k Neoclassical Music Minimalism Traditional sounds
Summary
American Classical Music Goals for Listening Perspectives on American Classical Music
The Classical and Popular Dichotomy The Preoccupation with Europe Romanticism and the Virtuoso
The French Connection Immigrants Music Instruction American Nationalism Charles Ives Aaron Copland Additional American Composers
Summary
List of Recommended DVDs; A Highly Selective List of DVDs Supporting the Philosophy of The World of Music
Classification of Instruments according to Methods of Tone Production
Glossary
Bibliography
Credits
Index