Music: An Appreciation, with 9-CD set

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-07-17
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Whether from a concert stage or in front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to connect with an audience. It is his unique combination of a performer's musical sensibility and a teacher's understanding of what works with students that has madeMusic: An Appreciationthe most widely-used text of its kind. The text's impeccable scholarship, clear presentation of musical elements and history, carefully chosen repertoire of musical selections, and insightful listening guides have been its hallmarks from the first edition. The revision adds a new text feature designed to help students connect their classroom experience to a wider listening world, and an exciting new online component.

Table of Contents

Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
Music Notation
Musical Texture
Musical Form
Musical Style
The Middle Ages
Music an the Middle Ages (450-1450)
Gregorian Chant
Secular Music in the Middle Ages
The Development of Polyphony: Organum
Fourteenth-Century Music: The "New Art" in Italy and France
The Renaissance
Music in the Renaissance (1450-1600)
Sacred Music in the Renaissance
Secular Music in the Renaissance
The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque
The Baroque Period
Baroque Music (1600-1750)
Music in Baroque Society
The Concerto Grosso and Ritornello Form
The Fugue
The Elements of Opera
Opera in the Baroque Era
Claudio Monteverdi
Henry Purcell
The Baroque Sonata
Arcangelo Corelli
Antonio Vivaldi
Johann Sebastion Bach
The Baroque Suite
The Chorale and Church Cantata
The Oratorio
George Frideric Handel
The Classical Period
The Classical Style
Composer, Patron, and Public in the Classical Period
Sonata Form
Theme and Variations
Minuet and Trio
The Classical Symphony
The Classical Concerto
Classical Chamber Music
Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
The Romantic Period
Romanticism in Music (1820-1900)
Romantic Composers and Their Public
The Art Song
Franz Schubert
Robert Schumann
Clara Wieck Schumann
Frederic Chopin
Franz Liszt
Felix Mendelssohn
Program Music
Hector Berlioz
Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Music
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Bedrich Smetana
Antonin Dvorak
Johannes Brahms
Giuseppe Verdi
Giacomo Puccini
Richard Wagner
Gustav Mahler
The Twentieth Century and Beyond
Musical Styles: 1900-1945
Music and Musicians in Society
Impressionism and Symbolism
Claude Debussy
Maurice Ravel
Igor Stravinsky
Arnold Schoenberg
Alban Berg
Anton Webern
Bela Bartok
Dmitiri Shostakovich
Charles Ives
George Gershwin
William Grant Still
Aaron Copeland
Alberto Ginastera
Musical Styles Since 1945
Music Since 1945: Eight Representative Pieces
Jazz Styles: 1900-1950
New Orleans Style
Jazz Style Since 1950
Music for Stage and Screen
Musical Theater
Leonard Bernstein
Music in Film
Rock Styles
Rock in American Society
The Beatles
Nonwestern Music
Music in Nonwestern Cultures
Music in Sub-Saharan Africa
Classical Music of India
Koto Music of Japan
Glossary and Example Locator
Tone Color and Harmonic Series
Bibliography and Selected Reading
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