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ISBN-10: 1572594225

ISBN-13: 9781572594227

Edition: 4th 2000

Authors: Joseph Kerman, Gary Tomlinson

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List price: $57.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/20/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface: To the Instructor
Introduction: To the Student
Music and History
Prelude: An Orchestral Prelude by Richard Wagner
Wagner, Prelude to The Valkyrie
Music, Sound, and Time
Sound Vibrations
Dynamics (Amplitude)
Pitch and Dynamics
Tone Color: Overtones
Rhythm and Pitch
Rhythm, Meter, and Tempo
Rhythm, Meter, and Tempo
Interlude A: Musical Notation
The Structures of Music
Box: Characteristics of Tunes
Melody and Tune
Tonality and Modality
Mode and Key
Musical Instruments
Musical Form and Musical Style
Form in Music
Musical Form
Musical Style
Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Early Music: An Overview
The Middle Ages
Music and the Church: Plainchant
Plainchant, Preface for Mass on Whit Sunday, "Vere dignum"
"In paradisum"
Hildegard of Bingen, Plainchant Sequence, "Columba aspexit"
Music at Court
Box: How Did Early Music Sound?
Troubadour song, "La dousa votz"
The Evolution of Polyphony
"Alleluia. Diffusa est gratia"