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The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening,9780393978797

The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening

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Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
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W W Norton & Co Inc
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With nearly three million copies sold over eight editions, The Enjoyment of Music is the best-selling music appreciation text of all time. Spanning the Middle Ages through the twenty-first century, the text offers a thorough introduction to the elements of music, a broad overview of the history of musical styles, and fascinating cultural contexts and perspectives. The Ninth Edition of this classic text features a stunning new design, exciting new repertory, and an unmatched ancillary and media package.

Table of Contents

Listening Guides xvi
Cultural Perspectives xviii
Preface: The Enjoyment of Music Package xix
PART 1 The Materials of Music
UNIT I The Elements of Music
4(37)
Listening to Music Today
4(9)
Music and Today's Listener: The State of the Art
Some Practical Suggestions
Attending Concerts
Melody: Musical Line
13(5)
Musical Sound
Defining Melody
Characteristics of Melody
The Structure of Melody
Listening Activity: Melody
Rhythm: Musical Time
18(5)
Metrical Patterns
Listening Activity: Rhythm
Harmony: Musical Space
23(4)
The Function of Harmony
The Organization of Harmony
Consonance and Dissonance
Listening Activity: Harmony
Musical Texture
27(5)
Types of Texture
Contrapuntal Devices
Musical Texture and the Listener
Listening Activity: Texture
Musical Form
32(5)
Structure and Design in Music
Two-Part and Three-Part Form
The Building Blocks of Form
Listening Activity: Musical Form
Musical Expression: Tempo and Dynamics
37(4)
The Pace of Music
Loudness and Softness
Tempo and Dynamics as Elements of Musical Expression
Listening Activity: Tempo and Dynamics
UNIT II Musical Instruments and Ensembles
41(31)
Voices and Musical Instruments I
41(4)
Musical Timbre
The Voice as a Model for Instrumental Sound
The World of Musical Instruments
Listening Activity: Voices
Musical Instruments II
45(10)
String Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Brass Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Other Instruments
Listening Activity: Western Instruments
Musical Ensembles
55(10)
Choral Groups
Instrumental Chamber Ensembles
The Orchestra
Concert, Jazz, and Rock Bands
The Role of the Conductor
The Orchestra in Action
Benjamin Britten's The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Style and Function of Music in Society
65(7)
The Roles of Music around the World
The Concept of Style
Musical Styles in History
Listening Activity: Musical Styles
PART 2 Medieval and Renaissance Music
Timeline: Medieval/Renaissance Era
UNIT III The Middle Ages
72(22)
The Culture of the Middle Ages
72(4)
Music of the Muses
Sacred Music in the Middle Ages
76(10)
The Mass
Life in the Medieval Cloister
The Music of Hildegard of Bingen
Chant as Music for Worship
The Rise of Polyphony: The Notre Dame School
Hildegard of Bingen: Alleluia, O virga mediatrix
The Early Medieval Motet
Notre Dame School Organum: Gaude Maria virgo
Secular Music in the Middle Ages
86(8)
Guillaume de Machaut and the French Ars Nova
Opening Doors to the East
Machaut: Puis qu'en oubli
Early Instrumental Music
UNIT IV The Renaissance
94(22)
The Renaissance Spirit
94(6)
The Arts in the Renaissance
Musicians in Renaissance Society
Renaissance Musical Style
When the Old World Meets the New World
Renaissance Sacred Music
100(8)
The Motet in the Renaissance
Josquin des Prez and the Motet
Ave Maria. . . virgo serena
The Renaissance Mass
The Late Renaissance Mass
Palestrina and the Pope Marcellus Mass
Pope Marcellus Mass
Renaissance Secular Music
108(8)
Music in Court and City Life
The Chanson
Instrumental Dance Music
The Italian Madrigal
The English Madrigal
Farmer: Fair Phyllis
From Renaissance to Baroque
114(2)
PART 3 More Materials of Music
UNIT V The Organization of Musical Sounds
116(10)
Musical Systems
116(5)
The Miracle of the Octave
The Formation of Major and Minor Scales
Chromaticism
Other Scale Types
Aspects of the Major-Minor System
121(5)
Transposition
Modulation
Active and Rest Chords
The Key as a Form-Building Element
Listening Activity: Musical Key
PART 4 The Baroque Era
Timeline: Baroque Era
UNIT VI The Baroque and the Arts
126(11)
The Baroque Spirit
126(5)
Music and the Religious Spirit in the New World
Main Currents in Baroque Music
131(6)
Origins of the Monodic Style
New Harmonic Structures
Baroque Musical Style
The Rise of the Virtuoso Musician
The Doctrine of the Affections
Women in Baroque Music
Internationalism
UNIT VII Vocal Music of the Baroque
137(23)
Baroque Opera
137(6)
The Components of Opera
Early Opera in Italy
Opera in France
Opera in England
Henry Purcell: His Life and Music
Dido and Aeneas
Handel and Late Baroque Opera
Barbara Strozzi and the Italian Secular Cantata
143(4)
Her Life and Music
Begli occhi
Bach and the Sacred Cantata
147(7)
The Lutheran Chorale
Bach: His Life and Music
Cantata No. 80: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Handel and the Oratorio
154(6)
The Oratorio
Handel: His Life and Music
Messiah
UNIT VIII Instrumental Music of the Baroque
160(20)
The Baroque Sonata and Concerto
160(8)
The Rise of Instrumental Music
Baroque Instruments
Sonata Types
Concerto Types
Antonio Vivaldi: His Life and Music
The Four Seasons
The Baroque Suite and Other Instrumental Forms
168(12)
Handel and the Orchestral Suite
Water Music
Passacaglia and Overture
Keyboard Forms
The Fugue and Its Devices
Bach's Prelude and Fugue in C minor
To the Age of Enlightenment
176(4)
The Rococo and the Age of Sensibility
The Changing Opera
Gluck and Opera Reform
PART 5 More Materials of Form
UNIT IX Focus on Form
180(10)
The Development of Musical Ideas
180(3)
Listening Activity: Thematic Development
Classical Forms
183(7)
The First Movement
The Second Movement
The Third Movement
The Fourth Movement
The Multimovement Cycle as a Whole
Listening Activity: Hearing Larger Forms
PART 6 Eighteenth-Century Classicism
Timeline: Classical Era
UNIT X The Classical Spirit
190(9)
Classicism in the Arts
190(3)
Classicism in Music
193(6)
Elements of Classical Style
The Patronage System
Concert Life in the Americas: Then and Now
UNIT XI Classical Chamber Music
199(10)
Eighteenth-Century Chamber Music Style
199(2)
The String Quartet
Mozart and Chamber Music
201(8)
His Life and Music
Eine kleine Nachtmusik
UNIT XII The Classical Symphony
209(20)
The Nature of the Symphony
209(3)
Historical Background
The Classical Orchestra
The Movements of the Symphony
Haydn and the Symphony
212(6)
His Life and Music
Symphony No. 94 in G major (Surprise)
Beethoven and the Symphony in Transition
218(11)
His Life and Music
The Composer Heard 'round the World
Symphony No. 5 in C minor
UNIT XIII The Eighteenth-Century Concerto and Sonata
229(10)
The Classical Concerto
229(4)
The Movements of the Concerto
Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453
Famous Women Virtuosos of the Eighteenth Century
The Classical Sonata
233(6)
The Movements of the Sonata
East Meets West: Turkish Influences on the Viennese Classics
Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 (Pathetique)
UNIT XIV Choral Music and Opera in the Classical Era
239(15)
Sacred Choral Music and Opera
239(15)
Choral Forms
Classical Opera
Mozart's Comic Opera The Marriage of Figaro
From Classicism to Romanticism
252(2)
PART 7 The Nineteenth Century
Timeline: Romantic Era
UNIT XV The Romantic Movement
254(8)
The Spirit of Romanticism
254(3)
Romanticism in Music
257(5)
Romantic Style Traits
The Musician in Society
UNIT XVI Nineteenth-Century Art Song
262(11)
The Romantic Song
262(2)
Types of Song Structure
The Lied
Schubert and the Lied
264(5)
His Life and Music
Erlking
Robert Schumann and the Song Cycle
269(4)
His Life and Music
A Poet's Love
UNIT XVII The Nineteenth-Century Piano Piece
273(11)
The Piano and Its Literature
273(2)
The Short Lyric Piano Piece
Chopin and Piano Music
275(4)
His Life and Music
Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1
Clara Schumann: Pianist and Composer
279(5)
Her Life and Music
Scherzo, Op. 10
UNIT XVIII Romantic Program Music
284(15)
The Nature of Program Music
284(2)
Varieties of Program Music
Berlioz and the Program Symphony
286(5)
His Life and Music
Symphonie fantastique
Musical Nationalism
291(8)
A Czech Nationalist: Bedrich Smetana
Other Nationalists
Music, Folklore, and Nationalism
Smetana's The Moldau
UNIT XIX Absolute Forms in the Nineteenth Century
299(18)
The Romantic Symphony
299(6)
The Nature of the Symphony
Dvorak's Influence on African-American Art Music
Dvorak as a Symphonist
Brahms and the Late Romantic Symphony
305(4)
His Life and Music
Symphony No. 3 in F major
The Romantic Concerto
309(3)
The Nature of the Concerto
Virtuosity and the Concerto
Felix Mendelssohn and the Concerto
The Rise of Classical Composition in America
312(5)
Amy Cheney Beach and Music in New England
Women and Music: A Feminist Perspective
UNIT XX Choral and Dramatic Music in the Nineteenth Century
317(39)
Romantic Choral Music
317(3)
Brahms's A German Requiem
Romantic Opera
320(6)
The Development of National Styles
The Lure of Spain
Exoticism in Opera
Women in Opera
Verdi and Italian Opera
326(9)
His Life and Music
Rigoletto
Wagner and the Music Drama
335(6)
His Life and Music
Die Walkure
Puccini and Late Romantic Opera
341(8)
His Life and Music
Madame Butterfly
Looking East to Japanese Culture
Japanese Kouta: Hakusen no (A White Fan)
Tchaikovsky and the Ballet
349(7)
Ballet---Past and Present
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: His Life and Music
The Nutcracker
Part 8 The Twentieth Century
Timeline: Post-Romanticism, Impressionism, and Early Twentieth Century
The Post-Romantic Era
354(2)
Germanic Post-Romanticism
UNIT XXI The Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Eras
356(10)
Debussy and Impressionism
356(10)
The Impressionist Painters
The Symbolist Poets
Impressionism in Music
Claude Debussy: His Life and Music
The Paris World Exhibition of 1889: A Cultural Awakening
Prelude to ``The Afternoon of a Faun''
UNIT XXII The Early Twentieth Century
366(20)
Main Currents in Early-Twentieth-Century Music
366(3)
The Reaction against Romanticism
New Trends in the Arts
Expressionism
Neoclassicism
New Elements of Musical Style
369(4)
The New Rhythmic Complexity
The New Melody
The New Harmony
Texture: Dissonant Counterpoint
Orchestration
New Conceptions of Form
Stravinsky and the Revitalization of Rhythm
373(7)
His Life and Music
The Rite of Spring
Schoenberg and the Second Viennese School
380(6)
His Life and Music
Pierrot lunaire
UNIT XXIII Twentieth-Century Nationalism
386(22)
The European Tradition
386(8)
National Schools
Bela Bartok: His Life and Music
Bartok---A Folk-Song Collector
Concerto for Orchestra
Music of the Americas
394(14)
Popular Music in Late-Nineteenth-Century America
Music and the Patriotic Spirit
Aaron Copland: His Life and Music
Billy the Kid
Silvestre Revueltas and Art Music Traditions in Mexico
Copland Looks West and South of the Border
Revueltas: His Life and Music
Homenaje a Federico Garcia Lorca
UNIT XXIV Popular Styles
408(50)
Ragtime, Blues, and Early Jazz
408(9)
Scott Joplin and Ragtime
Maple Leaf Rag
Blues and New Orleans Jazz
The Roots of Jazz
Billie Holiday: Billie's Blues
The Swing Era and Beyond
417(11)
Duke Ellington and the Big Band Era
Bebop and Later Jazz Styles
A Night in Tunisia
George Gershwin and the Merger of Classical and Jazz Styles
Piano Prelude No. 1
David Baker and the Spiritual as Art Song
Through This Vale of Tears
Musical Theater
428(12)
The Development of American Musical Theater
Leonard Bernstein and the Broadway Musical
Dance Music from Latin America and the Caribbean
Bernstein's West Side Story
Rock and the Global Scene
440(18)
The Eclecticism of the 1970s
The 1980s and Beyond
Country-Western Music
Global Pop
The International Sound
Think of Me, by BeauSoleil
Timeline: Later Twentieth Century
UNIT XXV The New Music
458(58)
New Directions
458(12)
The Arts since the Mid-Twentieth Century
Toward Greater Organization in Music
Toward Greater Freedom in Music
The Postwar Internationalism
Canada's Vision for a Global Culture
American Voices in the Postwar Era
The New Virtuosity
Virtuoso Women Singers of the Twentieth Century
Contemporary Composers Look to World Music
470(14)
Important Experimenters
The Music of John Cage
Multicultural Influences in Contemporary Society
George Crumb and Avant-Garde Virtuosity
Ancient Voices of Children
Gyorgy Ligeti's Etudes for Piano
Music from Eastern Africa
Ensiriba ya munange Katego
An Introduction to Chinese Traditional Music
Abing's The Moon Reflected on the Second Springs
Music for Films
484(11)
The Role of Music in Film
Music in the Silent Film Era
The Sound Era
The Postwar Years
Beyond Star Wars
Tan Dun: His Life and Music
Farewell, from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Technology and Music
495(8)
The Technological Revolution
Important Figures in Electronic Music
Artificial Intelligence: The Composer's New Tool
Paul Lansky's Notjustmoreidlechatter
Some Current Trends
503(13)
The New Romanticism
Joan Tower's For the Uncommon Woman
Minimalism and Post-Minimalism
Arvo Part and Spiritual Minimalism
Cantate Domino canticum novum
John Adams and Post-Minimalism
Roadrunner, from Chamber Symphony
Coda
516
Appendices
I. Musical Notation
1(5)
II. Glossary
6(23)
Credits 29(4)
Index 33


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