Anthology for Music in Western Civilization, Volume II

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  • Copyright: 2009-04-17
  • Publisher: Schirmer

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A great way to gain an in-depth understanding of Western music history, ANTHOLOGY FOR MUSIC IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Media Update, Volumes I and II, include an introduction to and a score for 224 pieces of music representing all the major European styles, genres, and composers. The anthologies are an excellent companion to Wright and Simms?s MUSIC IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION.

Table of Contents

The Enlightenment And The Classical Era
Music in the Age of Enlightenment: Opera
Music in the Age of Enlightenment: Orchestral Music
Music in the Age of Enlightenment: Keyboard Music
Classical Music in Vienna
Joseph Haydn: Instrumental Music
Joseph Haydn: Late Symphonies and Vocal Music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Instrumental Music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Vocal Music
The Early Music of Beethoven
Beethoven+s Middle Period: 1802-1814
After the Congress of Vienna: Beethoven+s Late Music
Musical Interlude 7: Romanticism
Franz Schubert
Music in Paris Under Louis Philippe: Berlioz and Chopin
Leipzig and the Gewandhaus: Mendelssohn and the Schumanns
German Opera in the Nineteenth Century: Weber and Wagner
Opera in Italy: Rossini and VerdiS
Nationalism and Virtuosity: Franz Liszt
Vienna in the Late Nineteenth Century: Brahms and Bruckner
Music and Ballet in Nineteenth-Century Russia: Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky
Vienna at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: Gustav and Alma Mahler
England at the End of the Romantic Period: Elgar and Vaughan Williams
Opera in Milan After Verdi: Puccini, Toscanini, and Verismo
Paris of the Belle Epoque: Debussy, FaurT, and Lili Boulanger
The Early Twentieth Century
Musical Interlude 8: Music Since 1900
Richard Strauss in Berlin
Music in Russian During the Silver Age: Igor Stravinsky
Atonality: Schoenberg and Scriabin
French Music at the Time of World War I: Ravel and Satie
Music in Paris After World War I: Stravinsky and the Six
Vienna in the Aftermath of War: Twelve-Tone Methods
Musical Theater in Germany in the 1920+s: Berg and Weill
BTla Bart=k and Hungarian Folk Music
Early Jazz
Paul Hindemith and Music in Nazi Germany
Music in Soviet Russia: Prokofiev and Shostakovich
Self-Reliance in American Music: Ives, Seeger, and Nancarrow
American Composers Return from Europe: Copland and Barber
Tin Pan Alley and the Broadway Musical
Contemporary Music
Musical Interlude 9: After World War II
Reflections on War: Britten, Penderecki, and Others
Twelve-Tone Music and Serialism After World War II
Alternatives to Serialism: Chance, Electronics, Textures
Harlem in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s: Big Bands, Bebop, and Cool Jazz
Musical Interlude 10: The Birth of Rock
Musical Interlude 11: Music in the Movies
Music of the 1960s and 1970s: Live Processes, Minimalism, Metric Modulations
Returning to the Known: Music of the Recent Past
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