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Music An Appreciation

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ISBN-10: 0078025095

ISBN-13: 9780078025099

Edition: 7th 2011 (Brief Edition)

Authors: Roger Kamien

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $126.67
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 7/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Preface
Elements
Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
Rhythm
Music Notation
Melody
Harmony
Key
Musical Texture
Musical Form
Musical Style
The Middle Ages And Renaissance
Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)
Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600)
The Baroque Period
Baroque Music (1600-1750)
Music In Baroque Society
The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form
The Fugue
The Elements Of Opera
Opera In The Baroque Era
Claudio Monteverdi
Henry Purcell
The Baroque Sonata
Antonio Vivaldi
Johann Sebastian Bach
The Baroque Suite
The Chorale And Church Cantata
The Oratorio
George Frideric Handel
The Classical Period
The Classical Style (1750-1820)
Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period
Sonata Form
Theme And Variations
Minuet And Trio
Rondo
The Classical Symphony
The Classical Concerto
Classical Chamber Music
Joseph Hadyn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig Van Beethoven
The Romantic Period
Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)
Romantic Composers And Their Public
The Art Song
Franz Schubert
Robert Schumann
Clara Wieck Schumann
Frederic Chopin
Franz Liszt
Felix Mendelssohn
Program Music
Hector Berlioz
Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music
Antonin Dvorak
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Johannes Brahms
Giuseppe Verdi
Giacomo Puccini
Richard Wagner
The Twentieth Century
Musical Styles: 1900-1945
Music and Musicians in Society
Impressionism and Symbolism
Claude Debussy
Neoclassicism
Igor Stravinsky
Expressionism
Arnold Schoenberg
Alban Berg
Anton Webern
Bela Bartok
Charles Ives
George Gershwin
William Grant Still
Aaron Copland
Albert Ginestera
Musical Styles Since 1945
Music Since 1945: Five Representative Pieces
Jazz
Music for Stage and Screen
Rock
Nonwestern Music
Music In Nonwestern Cultures
Music In Sub-Saharan Africa
Classical Music Of India
Appendixes
Glossary And Example Locator
Chronology
Recordings
Acknowledgments
Index