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Table of Contents
Part I Elements
1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
4. Music Notation
8. Musical Texture
9. Musical Form
10. Musical Style
Part II The Middle Ages And Renaissance
1. Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)
2. Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600)
Part III The Baroque Period
1. Baroque Music (1600-1750)
2. Music In Baroque Society
3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form
4. The Fugue
5. The Elements Of Opera
6. Opera In The Baroque Era
7. Claudio Monteverdi
8. Henry Purcell
9. The Baroque Sonata
10. Antonio Vivaldi
11. Johann Sebastian Bach
12. The Baroque Suite
13. The Chorale And Church Cantata
14. The Oratorio
15. George Frideric Handel
Part IV The Classical Period
1. The Classical Style (1750-1820)
2. Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period