Music: An Appreciation 12 9781259892707 Music: An Appreciation remains the time-tested solution for welcoming non-majors to the art of listening to great music. Now, Roger Kamien places a renewed focus on learning the elements of music, fostering each student’s unique path to listening and understanding. This is achieved through step-by-step guidance as they learn the elements of music, as well as an increased number of musical selections to appreciate,and an enhanced McGraw-Hill Connect experience. As the authority in the Music Appreciation course, Kamien equips students with the language, tools and listening skills required to sustain a life-long enthusiasm for music.
Music: An Appreciation

Music: An Appreciation

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By Roger Kamien
ISBN10: 1259892700
ISBN13: 9781259892707
Copyright: 2018
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Part I Elements
1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color
2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments
3. Rhythm
4. Music Notation
5. Melody
6. Harmony
7. Key
8. Musical Texture
9. Musical Form
10. Performance 11. Musical Style

Part II The Middle Ages
1. Music In The Middle Ages (450-1450)
2. Gregorian Chant
3. Secular Music in the Midde Ages
4. The Development of Polyphony: Organum
5. Fourteenth -Century Music: The "New Art" in Italy and France

Part III The Renaissance
1. Music in the Renaissance (1450 - 1600)
2. Sacred Music in the Renaissance
3. Secular Music in the Renaissance
4. The Venetian School: From Renaissance to Baroque

Part IV The Baroque Period
1. Baroque Music (1600-1750)
2. Music In Baroque Society
3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form
4. The Fugue
5. The Elements Of Opera
6. Opera In The Baroque Era
7. Claudio Monteverdi
8. Henry Purcell
9. The Baroque Sonata
10. Arcangelo Corelli
11. Antonio Vivaldi
12. Johann Sebastian Bach13. The Baroque Suite
14. The Chorale And Church Cantata
15. The Oratorio
16. George Frideric Handel

Part V The Classical Period
1. The Classical Style (1750-1820)
2. Composer, Patron, And Public In The Classical Period
3. Sonata Form
4. Theme And Variations
5. Minuet And Trio
6. Rondo
7. The Classical Symphony
8. The Classical Concerto
9. Classical Chamber Music
10. Joseph Hadyn
11. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
12. Ludwig Van Beethoven

Part VI The Romantic Period1. Romanticism In Music (1820-1900)
2. Romantic Composers And Their Public
3. The Art Song
4. Franz Schubert
5. Robert Schumann
6. Clara Wieck Schumann
7. Frederic Chopin
8. Franz Liszt
9. Felix Mendelssohn
10. Program Music
11. Hector Berlioz
12. Nationalism In Nineteenth-Century Music
13. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
14. Bed rich Smetana
15. Antonin Dvorak
16. Johannes Brahms
17. Georges Bizet
18. Giuseppe Verdi
19. Giacomo Puccini
20. Richard Wagner
21. Gustav Mahler

Part VII The Twentieth Century
1. Musical Styles: 1900-19452. Music and Musicians in Society since 1900
3. Impressionism and Symbolism
4. Claude Debussy
5. Maurice Ravel
6. Neoclassicism
7. Igor Stravinsky
8. Expressionism
9. Arnold Schoenberg
10. Alban Berg
11. Anton Webern
12. Bela Bartok
13. Dmitri Shostakovich
14. Music in America
15. Charles Ives
16. George Gershwin
17. William Grant Still
18. Aaron Copland
19. Albert Ginestera
20. Musical Styles Since 1945
21. Music Since 1945: Five Representative Pieces

Part VIII Jazz
1. Jazz Styles
2. Ragtime
3. Blue
4. New Orleans Style 
5. Swing
6. Bebop
7. Jazz Styles since 1950

Part IX Music for Stage and Screen1. Musical Theater
2. Leonard Bernstein
3. Music in Film 

Part X Rock
1. Rock Styles
2. Rock in American Society
3. The Beatles

Part XI Nonwestern Music
1. Music in Nonwestern Cultures
2. Music In Sub-Saharan Africa
3. Classical Music Of India
4. Koto Music of Japan

About the Author

Roger Kamien

Roger Kamien received his B.A. in Musicology from Columbia and his M.A. and PhD. from Princeton. Kamien taught for 2 years at Hunter College and for 20 years at Queens College, where he coordinated the music appreciation courses. In 1983, he was appointed to the Zubin Mehta Chair in Musicology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In addition to Music: An Appreciation, Prof. Kamien has written numerous articles and reviews, co-wrote A New Approach to Keyboard Harmony, and edited the Norton Scores. He is an accomplished pianist and, in recent years, has formed a two-piano team with his wife, Anita.


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