Listening to Music

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-12-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Part 1: The Musical Process The opening chapters focus on various ways to listen to music, and how to take full advantage of concert attendance.Part 2: The Musical Elements With audio (tapes or CD version) reinforcing the text, every student receives detailed explanations and sound demonstrations of the basic musical elements and performing media.

Table of Contents

The Musical Process
From the Creator to the Listener
How to Listen to Music
Becoming a Musically Active Concertgoer
The Materials of Music
How the Basic Musical Elements Interact
Performing Media: Instruments, Voices, and Ensembles
The Common Style Periods of Concert Music
An Introduction to Musical Styles
Music Before 1600
The Baroque Style Period (1600-1750)
Baroque Music (1600-1750)
The Classical Style Period (1750-1820)
Music of the Classical Period
Beethoven: Bridge to Romanticism
The Romantic Style Period (1820-1900)
Early-Romantic Music
Romantic Opera
Late-Romantic Music
The Twentieth-Century Style Period
Stravinsky: Into the Twentieth Century
Expressionism: Atonal Music
Neoclassicism: Mainstream Music
Experimental and Technological Music
Development of Music in North America
Adjunct Music
North American Popular Music
Broadway Musical Theater
Music in the Movies
Contributions of World Cultures
Finale: Audience Power in the 21st Century
Music Notation
Common Scales in Music
Writing Reports
Music Listening Guide
Challenge Your ExpertiseAnswers
Glossary of Music Terms
Photo Credits
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