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Whether from a concert stage or in front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to connect with an audience. It is his unique combination of a performer's musical sensibility and a teacher's understanding of what works with students that has madeMusic: An Appreciationthe most widely-used text of its kind. The text's impeccable scholarship, clear presentation of musical elements and history, carefully chosen repertoire of musical selections, and insightful listening guides have been its hallmarks from the first edition. The revision adds a new text feature designed to help students connect their classroom experience to a wider listening world, and an exciting new online component.
Table of Contents
|Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color|
|Performing Media: Voices and Instruments|
|The Middle Ages|
|Music an the Middle Ages (450-1450)|
|Secular Music in the Middle Ages|
|The Development of Polyphony: Organum|
|Fourteenth-Century Music: The "New Art" in Italy and France|
|Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600)|
|Sacred Music in the Renaissance|
|Secular Music in the Renaissance|
|The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque|
|The Baroque Period|
|Baroque Music (1600-1750)|
|Music in Baroque Society|
|The Concerto Grosso and Ritornello Form|
|The Elements of Opera|
|Opera in the Baroque Era|
|The Baroque Sonata|
|Johann Sebastion Bach|
|The Baroque Suite|
|The Chorale and Church Cantata|
|George Frideric Handel|
|The Classical Period|
|The Classical Style|
|Composer, Patron, and Public in the Classical Period|
|Theme and Variations|
|Minuet and Trio|
|The Classical Symphony|
|The Classical Concerto|
|Classical Chamber Music|
|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart|
|Ludwig van Beethoven|
|The Romantic Period|
|Romanticism in Music (1820-1900)|
|Romantic Composers and Their Public|
|The Art Song|
|Clara Wieck Schumann|
|Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Music|
|Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky|
|The Twentieth Century and Beyond|
|Musical Styles: 1900-1945|
|Music and Musicians in Society|
|Impressionism and Symbolism|
|William Grant Still|
|Musical Styles Since 1945|
|Music Since 1945: Eight Representative Pieces|
|Jazz Styles: 1900-1950|
|New Orleans Style|
|Jazz Style Since 1950|
|Music for Stage and Screen|
|Music in Film|
|Rock in American Society|
|Music in Nonwestern Cultures|
|Music in Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Classical Music of India|
|Koto Music of Japan|
|Glossary and Example Locator|
|Tone Color and Harmonic Series|
|Bibliography and Selected Reading|
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