Music: An Appreciation Brief with Digital Music CD

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2007-06-14
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Whether from a concert stage or at the front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to reach an audience--blending intelligence and passion to lift music from the page and bring it to life. His unique combination of artistic and teaching skills makesMusic: An Appreciation,Brief Edition an invaluable tool for students wanting to learn more about music.This best-selling textbook introduces students to perceptive listening and provides an engaging introduction to musical elements, forms, and stylistic periods. It is organized chronologically, but individual sections can be addressed in any order, for a variety of teaching approaches. Musical notation is included but is not required to understand the popular listening guides featured in the text, which focus students' attention on musical events as they unfold.The Online Learning Center for this text provides open access for all students to many activities and video instrument demonstrations in addition to quiz and study materials for each chapter..

Table of Contents

Performer Box: Roger Kamien's performance of Chopin's Prelude in E Minor
Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
Pitch: Highness or Lowness of Sound
Tone Color
Listening Outlines, Vocal Music Guides, and the Properties of Sound
The Firebird , Scene 2
Listening Outline
C-Jam Blues , by Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Listening Outline
Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
Musical Instruments
String Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Brass Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
Electronic Instruments
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Listening Outline
Accent and Syncopation
Music Notation
Notating Pitch
Notating Rhythm
Notating Silence (Rests)
Notating Meter
The Score
Consonance and Dissonance
The Triad
Broken Chords (Arpegios)
Prelude in E Minor for Piano, Op. 28, No.4
Listening Outline
Performance Perspective: Pianist Roger Kamien playing Chopin's Prelude in E Minor
The Major Scale
The Minor Scale
The Key Signature
The Chromatic Scale
Modulation: Change of Key
Tonic Key
Musical Texture
Monophonic Texture
Polyphonic Texture
Homophonic Texture
Changes of Texture
Farandole from L'Arlesienne (The Woman from Arles) Suite No.2
Listening Outline
Musical Form
Techniques That Create Musical Form
Types of Musical Form
Three-Part (Ternary) Form: A B A
Dance of the Reed Pipes from Nutcracker Suite
Listening Outline
Two-Part (Binary) Form: A B
Contradance No. 7 in E Flat from Twelve Contradances for Orchestra
Listening Outline
Listening for Form
Musical Style
The Middle Ages And Renaissance
Performer Box: Andrew Parrott
Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)
Gregorian Chant
The Church Modes
Alleluia: Vidimus stellam (We have seen his star)
Vocal Music Guide
O Successores (You successors) by Hildegard of Bingen
Vocal Music Guide
Secular Music in the Middle Ages
The Development of Polyphony: Organum
School of Notre Dame: Measured Rhythm
Fourteenth-Century Music: The "New Art" in France
Guilaume de Machaut
Puis qu'en oubli sui de vous (Since I am forgotten by you
Vocal Music Guide
Notre Dame Mass: Agnus Dei
Vocal Music Guide
Performance Perspective: Andrew Parrott conducting the Agnus Dei from Machaut's Notre Dame Mass
Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600)
Characteristics of Renaissance Music
Word and Music
Rhythm and Melody
Sacred Music in the Renaissance
Josquin Desprez and the Renaissance Motet
Ave Maria...virgo serena (Hail Mary...serene virgin
Vocal Music Guide
Palestrina and the Renaissance Mass
Pope Marcellus Mass: Kyrie
Secular Music in the Renaissance
Vocal Music: The Renaissance Madrigal
As Vesta Was Descending
Vocal Music Guide
Instrumental Music
Passamezzo and Galiard, by Pierre Fransisque Caroubel, from Terpsichore
The Baroque Period
Performer Box: Jeanne Lamon
Baroque Music (1600-1750)
Characteristics of Baroque Music
Unity of Mood
Chords and the Basso Continuo (Figured Bass)
Words and Music
The Baroque Orchestra
Baroque Forms
Music In Baroque Society
The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D Major, by Johann Sebastian Bach: First Movement
Listening Outline
The Fugue
Organ Fugue in G Minor (Little Fugue)
Listening Outline
The Elements Of Opera
Opera In The Baroque Era
Claudio Monteverdi
Orfeo (Orpheus)
Vocal Music Guide: Tu se morta (You are dead)
Henry Purcell
Ground Bass
Dido and Aeneas
Vocal Music Guide: Dido's Lament
The Baroque Sonata
Trio Sonata in A Minor, Op.3, No.10
Antonio Vivaldi
La Primavera (Spring) , Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra, Op.8, No.1, from The Four Seasons
Listening Outline: First Movement
Performance Perspective: Violinist Jeanne Lamon plays and conducts Vivaldi's 'Spring' Concerto
Johann Sebastian Bach
Bach's Music
The Baroque Suite
Suite No.3 in D Major
The Chorale And Church Cantata
The Church Cantata
Cantata No.140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Awake, a voice is calling us)
Vocal Music Guides: Fourth Movement; Seventh Movement
The Oratorio
George Frideric Handel
Handel's Music
Vocal Music Guides: Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted; Hallelujah Chorus
The Classical Period
Performer Box: Murray Perahia
The Classical Style (1750-1820)
Characteristics of the Classical Style
Contrast of Mood
Dynamics and the Piano
The End of the Basso Continuo
The Classical Orchestra
Classical Forms
Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period
Sonata Form
Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
Listening Outline
Theme And Variations
Symphony No.94 in G Major ( Surprise )
Listening Outline
Minuet And Trio
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music)
Listening Outline
String Quartet in C Minor, Op.18, No.4
Listening Outline
The Classical Symphony
The Classical Concerto
Classical Chamber Music
Joseph Hadyn
Haydn's Music
Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major: Third Movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozart's Music
Don Giovanni
Excerpt from Opening Scene
Madamina (Leporello's catalog aria)
Symphony No.40 in G. Minor, K.550
Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K.488
Listening Outline: First Movement
Performance Perspective: Pianist Murray Perahia playing and conducting the first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 488
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Beethoven's Music
Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op.13 ( Pathetique )
Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67
Listening Outlines: First Movement; Second Movement
The Romantic Period
Performer Box: Pavarotti
Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)
Characteristics of Romantic Music
Individuality of Style
Expressive Aims and Subjects
Nationalism and Exoticism
Program Music
Expressive Tone Color
Colorful Harmony
Expanded Range of Dynamics, Pitch, and Tempo
Forms: Miniature and Monumental
Romantic Composers And Their Public
The Art Song
Strophic and Through-Composed Form
The Song Cycle
Franz Schubert
Schubert's Music
Erlkonig (The Erlking)
Vocal Music Guide
Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann's Music
Clara Wieck Schumann
Clara Wieck Schumann's Music
Liebst du um Schonheit (If you love for beauty)
Vocal Music Guide
Frédéric Chopin
Chopin's Music
Nocturne in E Flat Major, Op.9, No.2
Listening Outline
Etude in C Minor, Op.9, No.12
Listening Outline
Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op.53
Franz Liszt
Liszt's Music
Transcendental Etude No.10 in F Minor
Felix Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn's Music
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op.64: First Movement
Program Music
Hector Berlioz
Berlioz's Music
Symphonie fantastique (Fantastic Symphony)
Listening Outline: Fourth Movement
Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music
The Moldau , by Bedrich Smetana
Listening Outline
Antonin Dvorak
Symphony No.9 in E Minor ( From the New World )
Listening Outline
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky's Music
Romeo and Juliet , Overture-Fantasy
Johannes Brahms
Brahm's Music
Symphony No.3 in F Major, Op. 90
Listening Outline: Third Movement
Giuseppe Verdi
Verdi's Music
Giacomo Puccini
La Boheme
Vocal Music Guide: Act 1: From Mimi's entrance through Che gelida manina
Performance Perspective: Tenor Luciano Pavarotti singing the part of Rodolfo in Puccini's La Boheme
Richard Wagner
Wagner's Music
Die Walkure (The Valkyrie)
Vocal Music Guide: Act I, Love Scene, Conclusion
The Twentieth Century
Performer Box: Bessie Smith
Musical Styles: 1900-1950
1900-1945: An Age of Musical Diversity
Characteristics of Twentieth-Century Music
Tone Color
(Consonance and dissonance; New chord structures)
Alternatives to the Traditional Tonal System
Music and Musicians in Society
Impressionism and Symbolism
French Impressionist Painting
French Symbolist Poetry
Claude Debussy
Debussy's Music
Prelude a L'Apres-midi d'un faune (Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun
Listening Outline
Igor Stravinsky
Stravinsky's Music
Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Listening Outline: Part I
Introduction, Omens of Spring--Dances of the Youths and Maidens, Ritual of Abduction
Arnold Schoenberg
Schoenberg's Music
The Twelve-Tone System
Pierrot lunaire, Op.21
Vocal Music Guide: Mondestruncken (Moondrunk)
A Survivor from Warsaw , Op.46
Vocal Music Guide
Alban Berg
Anton Webern
Webern's Music
Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op.10
Listening Outline: Third Piece
Béla Bartók
Bartok's Music
Concerto for Orchestra
Listening Outline: Second Movement
Charles Ives
Ives's Music
Putnam's Camp, Redding, Connceticut , from Three Places in New England
George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue
William Grant Still
Afro-American Symphony
Listening Outline: Third Movement
Aaron Copland
Appalachian Spring
Listening Outline: Theme and Variations on Simple Gifts
Musical Styles Since 1945
Characteristics of Music since 1945
Increased Use of the Twelve-Tone System
Extensions of the Twelve-Tone System: Serialism
Chance Music
Minimalist Music
Musical Quotation
Return to Tonality
Electronic Music
"Liberation of Sound"
Mixed Media
Rhythm and Form
Music Since 1945: Four Representative Pieces
Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano
Sonata II
Poeme electronique (Electronic Poem)
Listening Outline: Opening Segment
Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Listening Outline
Concerto Grosso 1985
Listening Outline: First Movement
Jazz in Society
Roots of Jazz
Lost Your Head Blues
Vocal Music Guide
Performance Perspective: Bessie Smith singing Lost Your Head Blues
Elements of Jazz
Tone Color
Rhythm, Melody, and Harmony
Jazz Styles
New Orleans Style
Hotter Than That
Listening Outline
Cool Jazz
Free Jazz
Jazz Rock (Fusion)
Miles Runs the Voodoo Down
The American Musical And Music In Film
Musical Theater
Elements of the Musical
Development of the Musical
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story
Listening Outline: Tonight Ensemble
Development of Rock
Elements of Rock
Tone Color
Form, Melody, and Harmony
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds , from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club
Band , by the Beatles
Nonwestern Music
Performer Box: Ravi Shenkar
Music In Nonwestern Cultures
Characteristics of Nonwestern Music
Oral Tradition
Melody, Rhythm, and Texture
Interaction between Nonwestern and Western Music
Music In Sub-Saharan Africa
Music in Society
Elements of African Music
Rhythm and Percussion
Vocal Music
African Instruments
Aerophones and Chordophones
Listening Outline
Classical Music Of India
Elements of Indian Classical Music
Melodic Structure: Raga
Rhythmic Structure: Tala
Performance Perspective: Sitar player Ravi Shankar performing Maru-Bihag
Glossary And Example Locator
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