Norton Anthology of Western Music, Vol 1 Ancient to Baroque

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This comprehensive collection of 150 scores illustrates every significant trend and genre of Western classical music from antiquity to modern times. The Fourth Edition contains 20 pieces new to the collection and an increased number of twentieth-century works (American composers newly represented include Amy Cheney Beach, John Adams, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich). Each numbered selection is either a complete work in itself or an entire movement from a longer original, and each is accompanied by a commentary. All foreign-language texts are accompanied by English translations Book jacket.

Author Biography

Claude V. Palisca, a past president of the American Musicological Society, is professor of music at Yale University. Among his many published books and scholarly editions of music are Baroque Music and Studies in the History of Italian Music

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Recordingsp. xvi
Musical Life and Thought in Ancient Greece and Rome
Epitaph of Seikilosp. 1
Euripides Orestes: Stasimon chorusp. 4
Chant and Secular Song in the Middle Ages
Mass for Christmas Dayp. 7
Introit: Puer natus est nobisp. 8
Kyriep. 9
Gloriap. 10
Gradual: Viderunt omnesp. 12
Alleluiap. 13
Credop. 14
Offertory: Tui sunt caelip. 17
Sanctusp. 18
Agnus Deip. 19
Communion: Viderunt omnesp. 20
Ite, missa estp. 20
Office of Second Vespers, Nativity of Our Lordp. 21
Verse: Deus in adjutoriump. 21
Antiphon: Tecum principiump. 22
Psalm 109: Dixit Dominusp. 22
Antiphon: Redemptionem misit Dominusp. 23
Psalm 110: Confitebor tibi Dominep. 24
Antiphon: Exortum est in tenebrisp. 26
Psalm 111: Beatus vir qui timet Dominump. 26
Antiphon: Apud Dominump. 27
Psalm 129: De profundis clamavi ad tep. 27
Short Responsory: Verbum carop. 28
Hymn: Christe Redemptor omniump. 29
Verse: Notum fecitp. 30
Antiphon: Hodie Christus natus estp. 31
Canticle: Magnificatp. 32
Sequence for the Solemn Mass of Easter Day: Victimae paschali laudesp. 33
Ordo virtutum: In principio omnesp. 35
Trope: Quem quaeritis in praesepep. 38
Jeu de Robin et de Marion: Rondeau: Robins m'aimep. 40
Can vei la lauzeta moverp. 41
Canso: A chantarp. 43
Nachdem David war redlich und aufrichtigp. 45
Istampita Palamentop. 47
The Beginnings of Polyphony and the Music of the Thirteenth Century
Organum: Alleluia Justus ut palmap. 50
Aquitanian polyphony: Jubilemus, exultemusp. 51
Alleluia Pascha nostrum: Gregorian Chant and Early Polyphonic Elaborations
Plainchantp. 54
Leonin, Organum duplump. 54
Clausulap. 55
Motet: Gaudeat devotio fideliump. 55
Substitute clausulap. 57
Motet: Ave Maria, Fons letitiep. 57
Motet: Salve, salus hominum/O radians stella/nostrump. 61
Organum quadruplum: Sederuntp. 65
Conductus: Ave virgo virginump. 72
Motet: Amours mi font/En mai/Flos Filius eiusp. 74
French and Italian Music in the Fourteenth Century
Motet: In arboris/Tuba sacre fidei/Virgo sump. 77
Rondeau: Rose, liz, printemps, verdurep. 83
Mass: Agnus Deip. 86
Madrigal: Fenice fup. 92
Ballata: Non avra ma' pietap. 94
Rondeau: Belle, bonne, sagep. 97
England and the Burgundian Lands in the Fifteenth Century
Motet: Quam pulchra esp. 100
Carol: Salve, sancta parensp. 103
Ballade: Resvellies vous et faites chiere lyep. 105
Hymn: Conditor alme siderump. 108
Se la face ay palep. 110
Balladep. 110
Missa Se la face ay pale: gloriap. 111
The Age of the Renaissance: Music of the Low Countries
Rondeau: De plus en plusp. 121
Missa De plus en plusp. 124
Kyriep. 124
Agnus Deip. 127
Missa Pange linguap. 133
Kyriep. 133
From Credo: Et incarnatus est and Cruxifixusp. 137
Motet: De profundis clamavi ad tep. 142
Lied: Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassenp. 149
New Currents in the Sixteenth Century
Frottola: Io non compro piu speranzap. 152
Madrigal: Il bianco e dolce cignop. 155
Madrigal: Aspro core e selvaggiop. 158
Madrigal: Da le belle contrade d'orientep. 166
Madrigal: Solo e pensosop. 171
Madrigal: "Io parto" e non piu dissip. 184
Chanson: Tant que vivrayp. 190
Chanson: Revecy venir du printansp. 193
Madrigal: O Care, thou wilt despatch mep. 209
Air: Flow, my tearsp. 218
Danseries a 4 Parties, Second Livrep. 221
Basse danse (No. 1)p. 221
Branle gay: Que je chatoulle ta fossette (No. 36)p. 222
Pavana Lachrymaep. 225
Church Music of the Late Renaissance and Reformation
Pope Marcellus Massp. 230
Credop. 230
Agnus Dei Ip. 240
O magnum mysteriump. 245
Motet:p. 245
Mass: Kyriep. 249
Motet: Tristis est anima meap. 251
Full Anthem: Sing joyfully unto Godp. 257
Music of the Early Baroque Period
Madrigal: Vedro'l mio solp. 267
Le musiche sopra l'Euridicep. 273
Prologue: Io, che d'alti sospirp. 273
Nel pur ardorp. 274
Per quel vago boschettop. 276
Madrigal: Cruda Amarillip. 283
L'Orfeop. 289
Prologue: Dal mio Permessop. 289
Act II: Vi ricorda (excerpt)p. 295
In un fiorito pratop. 297
L'incoronazione di Poppea: Act I, Scene 3p. 306
Orontea: Act II, Scene 17: Intorno all'idol miop. 315
Cantata: Lagrime miep. 321
Grand Concerto: In ecclesiisp. 330
Sacred Concerto: O Domine, Jesu Christep. 356
Motet: O quam tu pulchra esp. 359
Historia di Jephtep. 363
Plorate collesp. 363
Plorate filii Israelp. 369
Grand Concerto: Saul, was verfolgst du mich, SWV 415p. 376
Gigue: La Postep. 388
Lute Versionp. 388
Arrangement for harpsichord by Jean-Henri D'Anglebertp. 389
Lamentation faite sur la mort tres douloureuse de Sa Majeste Imperiale Ferdinand le troisieme et se joue lentement avec discretionp. 390
Toccata No. 3 (1615, revised 1637)p. 393
Opera and Vocal Music in the Late Seventeenth Century
La Griselda: Act II, Scene 1: Mi rivedip. 395
Le bourgeois gentilhomme: Ballet des nationsp. 399
Entreep. 399
Chaconnep. 400
Armidep. 403
Ouverturep. 403
Act II, Scene 5: Enfin il est en ma puissancep. 405
Dido and Aeneas: Act III, Scene 2: Thy hand, Belinda/When I am laid in earthp. 413
Chorus: With drooping wingsp. 416
The Fairy Queen: Hark! the ech'ing air a triumph singsp. 421
Instrumental Music in the Late Baroque Period
Praeludium in E Major, BuxWV 141p. 424
Chorale Prelude: Danket dem Herrn, BuxWV 181p. 428
Vingt-cinquieme ordrep. 430
La Visionairep. 430
La Misterieusep. 432
La Monflambertp. 434
La Muse victorieusep. 435
Les Ombres errantesp. 437
Trio Sonata: La Rasponap. 440
Trio Sonata, Op. 3, No. 2p. 446
Music in the Early Eighteenth Century
Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 3, No. 2, RV 578p. 453
Adagio e spiccato (first movement)p. 453
Allegro (second movement)p. 456
Concerto for Violin, Op. 9, No. 2, RV 345: Largo (second movement)p. 487
Hippolyte et Aricie: Act IV, Scene 1: Ah! faut-ilp. 490
Praeludium et Fuga in A Minor, BWV 543p. 495
Durch Adams Fall, BWV 637p. 502
Chorale melodyp. 502
Organ choralep. 502
Cantata, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140p. 504
Chorus: Wachet aufp. 504
Recitative: Er kommtp. 525
Aria (Duet): Wann kommst du, mein Heil?p. 526
Chorale: Zion hort die Wachter singenp. 534
Recitative: So geh herein zu mirp. 538
Aria (Duet): Mein Freund ist mein!p. 539
Chorale: Gloria sei dir gesungenp. 544
Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Credo: Symbolum Nicenump. 549
Et in Spiritum sanctum Dominump. 549
Confiteorp. 554
Et expecto resurrectionemp. 560
Giulio Cesare: Act II, Scene 2: V'adoro pupillep. 576
Saul: Act II, Scene 10p. 585
Accompagnato: The Time at length is comep. 585
Recitative: Where is the Son of Jesse?p. 586
Chorus: O fatal Consequence of Ragep. 588
Appendixes and Indexes
Instrument Names and Abbreviationsp. 615
Glossary of Score and Performance Indicationsp. 617
Index of Composersp. 622
Index of Titlesp. 623
Index of Forms and Genresp. 625
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