Cengage Advantage Books: Music Listening Today (with 2-CD Set)

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-02
  • Publisher: Schirmer
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Go beyond just listening to develop your knowledge of musical styles, forms, and genres with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: MUSIC LISTENING TODAY, 3e. This compact edition is a complete course package--text and two CDs. With dozens of engaging familiar and less familiar selections at your fingertips, you can learn how to listen to and appreciate all types of music, including Western, popular, fundamental, folk, and world music.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Music
Music Listening and You
Melody and Harmony
Dynamics, Timbre and Organization
Orchestral Instruments
Other Musical Instruments
Early , Medieval and Renaissance Music
Early Western Music
Medieval Music
Renaissance Music
Baroque Music
The Baroque Period
Oratorio and Cantata
Opera in the Baroque
Baroque Instrumental Music: Suite and Sonata
Baroque Instrumental Music: Concerto and Fugue
Classical Music
Classicism and Classical Music
Sonata Form
The Concerto
Classical Opera
Chamber Music
Piano Sonatas
The Symphony and Beethoven
Romantic Music
Romance and Romanticism
Early Romantic Music
Romantic Piano Music
Program and Ballet Music
Romantic Opera
Late Romantic Music
Impressionism and Post-Romanticism
Twentieth -Century Music
Music in the Twentieth Century
The Mainstream
Expressionism and Primitivism
Neoclassicism and Tone Row Music
New Sounds and New Techniques
Music in the United States
American Music Before 1920
Concert Music Since 1920
Popular Music and Jazz to 1950
Popular Music Since 1950
Music for Stage and Film
Music Around the World
Folk and Ethnic Music
Folk Music of Europe and the Americas
Folk Music of Africa and the Middle East
Music of Asia
Listening Guides Indexed by Composer
Index of Composer Biographies
Index Performers List
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