Cengage Advantage Books: Music Listening Today, Compact Edition (with Enhanced CDs)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-05-10
  • Publisher: Schirmer
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This money-saving CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS COMPACT EDITION of MUSIC LISTENING TODAY and its accompanying CDs will help you enjoy all types of music--taking you beyond superficial listening while developing your knowledge of musical styles, forms, and genres. This affordable, brief, chronological survey of music begins with a chapter that emphasizes the reasons for learning about music. The chapter also offers suggestions for improving listening skills and using the 89 "Listening Guides" presented throughout the text.

Table of Contents

The nature of music
Music Listening and You
Melody and Harmony
Dynamics, Timbre, and Organization
Orchestral Instruments
Other Musical Instruments
Music around the world
Folk and Ethnic Music
Folk Music of Europe and the Americas
Music of Africa and the Middle East
Music Of Asia
Western music before
Music Styles and Periods
Early Western Music
Music of the Renaissance
Baroque Vocal Music and the Recitative
Oratorio and Cantata
Baroque Instrumental Music and the Fugue
The Suite and Concerto Grosso
Classical Music
Classicism and Classical Music
Sonata Form
The Concerto
Chamber Music
Beethoven and the Symphony
Beethoven and the Piano
Romantic Music
Romance and Romanticism
Early Romantic Music
Romantic Piano Music
Program Music
Ballet 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
Tone Rows and Serialism
New Sounds and New Techniques
Music in the united states
Music in Colonial America
Art Music in America to 19 l20
Art Music Since 19 l20
Popular Music and Jazz to 19 l50
Popular Music Since 19 l50
Music for Stage and Film
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