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Summary

Active Listening with More Depth, More Focus, and More Knowledge Understanding Musicteaches students what to listen for in music, while offering instructors and students an economical option for their music appreciation course. Jeremy Yudkin's text is a rich music appreciation program that supports the instructor's ultimate goal of having students listen actively to the music. The new seventh edition has been revised from beginning to end, making the text more focused, more accessible, and more engaging, with new and improved features. Additionally, the new MySearchLab with eText, an online program that includes an interactive etext, assessment, and help with research and writing, can now be packaged with the book. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning The new MySearchLab with eText delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening -The author brings the music to the foreground for the student with features like "Quick Listen," helping students listen to and understand the music. Engage Students This book is designed in every way to keep students engaged. In addition to the "Listening Guides" and focus features on artists and events, the new "Performance in Context" feature spotlights significant performance spaces or musical venues. Support Instructors With an updated Instructor's Manual, MyTest, PowerPoints, and MySearchLab assessments, instructors have all the resources they need to teach this course effectively. Note:MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visitwww.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with eText. ValuePack ISBN-10: 020590985X / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205909858

Author Biography

Jeremy Yudkin was born in England and educated in England and the United States. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Classical and Modern Languages from Cambridge University and his Ph.D. in Historical Musicology from Stanford University. He has taught at San Francisco State University, the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, Harvard University, and, since 1982, at Boston University, where he is Professor of Music, Chair of the Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, and Associated Faculty of the Department of Judaic Studies and the Center for African American Studies. Dr. Yudkin was also Visiting Professor of Music at Oxford University from 2006 to 2010.

 

A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Boston University’s Society of Fellows, the Camargo Foundation, and the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, he has written articles for the Journal of the American Musicological Society, the Journal of Musicology, the Musical Quarterly, Musica Disciplina, and Music and Letters, and contributed to several volumes of essays. His research specialties include the Middle Ages, early Beethoven, jazz, and music of the Beatles. A noted lecturer, Professor Yudkin has given talks and presented papers across the United States and in Europe and Russia. He is the author of eight books on various aspects of music and music history, including Music in Medieval Europe (1989), The Lenox School of Jazz (2006), and Miles Davis: Miles Smiles and the Invention of Post Bop (2008).

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 


1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1   Music Around the World

Chapter 2   The Elements of Music

Chapter 3   The Art of Listening

Chapter 4   The Middle Ages: 400-1400

Chapter 5   Renaissance: 1400-1600

Chapter 6   The Baroque Era: 1600-1750

Chapter 7   The Classic Era: 1750-1800

Chapter 8   Beethoven

Chapter 9   The Nineteenth Century I: Early Romantic Music

Chapter 10 The Nineteenth Century II: Mid- to Late-Romanticism Music

Chapter 11 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part I: The Classical Scene

Chapter 12 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part II: Jazz, an American Original

Chapter 13 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part III: Popular Music in the United

                 States

 


 

2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1 Music Around the World

Introduction to the Study of Music

Music as a Reflection of Society

Listening to Music from Around the World

Conclusion

 

Chapter 2 The Elements of Music

What is Music?

The Elements of Music

Musical Form

Making Music: Voices

Making Music: Instruments

The Orchestra

Musical Performance

Emotion in Music

Live Performances

Historical Periods and Individual Style

 

Chapter 3 The Art of Listening

Sound, Rhythm, and Dynamics

Words, “Blue Notes,” Rhythm, Swing, Improvisation

Form, Tempo, Meter, Keys, and Cadences

Keys and Cadences

 

Chapter 4 The Middle Ages: 400-1400

General Characteristics of Medieval Music

The Music of the Middle Ages

The End of the Middle Ages

 

Chapter 5 Renaissance: 1400-1600

Life and Times in the Renaissance

Renaissance Music

General Characteristics of Renaissance Music

Music in the Early Renaissance

The Mid-Renaissance

The Late Renaissance

The Counter-Reformation and the Music of Palestrina

 

Chapter 6 The Baroque Era: 1600-1750

Life in the Baroque Era

General Characteristics of Baroque Music

The Early Baroque (1600-1700)

The Late Baroque (1700-1750)

 

Chapter 7 The Classic Era: 1750-1800

From Absolutism to Enlightenment to Revolution

General Characteristics of Classic Music

The Classic Meters

 

Chapter 8 Beethoven

Beethoven’s Life

Beethoven’s Music

 

Chapter 9 The Nineteenth Century I: Early Romantic Music

The Age of Romanticism

Early Romanticism

 

Chapter 10 The Nineteenth Century II: Mid- to Late-Romanticism Music

Late Romanticism

 

Chapter 11 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part I: The Classical Scene

General Characteristics of Twentieth-Century Music

Impressionism and Symbolism

Primitivism

Expressionism

Other Composers Active Before World War II: Bartok, Shostakovich, Britten, Ives, and Copland

Building Bridges

After the War: Modernism, the Second Stage

Postmodernism

Inclusion

Conclusion

 

Chapter 12 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part II: Jazz, an American Original

The History of Jazz

 

Chapter 13 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part III: Popular Music in the United States

Styles of Popular Music Beginnings: 1850-1950

The Fortunate Fifties

The Turbulent Sixties

The 1970s and 1980s: Variety, Legacy, and Change

The Nineties and Beyond



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