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Through eight editions, Roger Kamien'sMusic: An Appreciationhas become the most widely used text for Music Appreciation and Introduction to Music Literature courses. The author has approached his new ninth edition with the goal of re-examining the scholarship and refreshing the repertoire while maintaining the strengths that have made the book number one--the clear presentation of musical elements, the vivid depiction of music history, the carefully chosen musical examples, the detailed and informative Listening Outlines, and the unsurpassed supplements package.
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)|
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