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Musical Encounters

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ISBN-10: 0132074575

ISBN-13: 9780132074575

Edition: 2001

Authors: David C. Nichols

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For courses in Music Appreciation and other introductory courses in music. Written on the premise that all music is legitimate this text teaches students more than just music appreciationit draws the typical non-music major into a life-long learning and exploration of music. It focuses on the canon of concert music, but contains numerous examples from other musical venues stressing the pervasiveness of music throughout the world as a significant human expression. Music is discussed in both an aesthetic and a sociological contextincluding expressions ranging from rap to jazz, early rock n roll to folk expressions, and from cultures outside the Western culture to musical masterpieces from…    
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Book details

List price: $93.60
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/4/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Foundations for Experiencing Music
An Introduction to the Study of Music
The Language of Music
Focus on Listening: Vocal Music from around the World
Musical Performance and the Music Industry
Art Music: Music As Intrinsic Value
Music of the Baroque: The Age of Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi
Repetition and Contrast: The Classical Style
The Spirit of Romanticism
The Expansion of the Romantic Ideal
The Twentieth Century: Winds of Change
Post-Modernism: A New Way of Thinking
Music as a Social Force
The Sociology of Music in Our Time
Music in Religious Thought and Practice
Music and Romance
Music of War and Peace
Glossary of Terms
A Listener's Guide to Musical Criticism
Music History: An Overview of Composers, Forms, and Styles of Music Endnotes