9780495571919

Music Listening Today (with 2 CD Set and Resource Center Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495571919

  • ISBN10:

    0495571911

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/12/2009
  • Publisher: Schirmer
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Summary

Charles Hoffer's best-selling MUSIC LISTENING TODAY is a complete course solution that develops student's listening skills while teaching them to appreciate the different styles, forms, and genres of music. The text provides dozens of familiar and lesser-known musical selections, all carefully chosen for their ability to get students interested in listening to all kinds of music.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Music
Music Listening and You
Rhythm
Melody and Harmony
Dynamics, Timbre, and Organization
Orchestral Instruments
Other Musical Instruments
Early , Medieval, and Renaissance Music
Early Western Music, 500 B.C.-A.D. 1200
Late Medieval Music, 1100-1450
Renaissance Music, 1450-1600
Baroque Music, 1600-1750
The Baroque Period
Oratorio and Cantata
Opera in the Baroque
Baroque Instrumental Music: Suite and Sonata
Baroque Instrumental Music: Concerto and Fugue
Classical Music, 1750-1820
Classicism and Classical Music
Sonata Form
The Concerto
Classical Opera
Chamber Music
Piano Sonatass
The Symphony and Beethoven
Romantic Music, 1820-1900
Romance and Romanticism
Early Romantic Music
Romantic Piano Music
Program and Ballet Music
Romantic Opera
Romantic Instrumental Music
Nationalism
The Twentieth Century and Beyond
Music in the Twentieth Century and the Future
Impressionism and Post-Romanticism
The Mainstream
Primitivism and Expressionism
Neoclassicism and Tone Row Music
Concert Music in the United States
New Sounds and New Techniques
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