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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 made that has made the Brief Edition of Music: An Appreciation the most widely-used text of its kind.
The book'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 And Renaissance|
|Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)|
|Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600)|
|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 Sebastian Bach|
|The Baroque Suite|
|The Chorale And Church Cantata|
|George Frideric Handel|
|The Classical Period|
|The Classical Style (1750-1820)|
|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|
|Musical Styles: 1900-1945|
|Music and Musicians in Society|
|Impressionism and Symbolism|
|William Grant Still|
|Musical Styles Since 1945|
|Music Since 1945: Five Representative Pieces|
|Music for Stage and Screen|
|Music In Nonwestern Cultures|
|Music In Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Classical Music Of India|
|Glossary And Example Locator|
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