Music: An Appreciation https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260719340.jpeg 13 2022 9781260719345 Music: An Appreciation welcomes nonmajors to the art of listening to great music. Roger Kamien continues to focus on coverage of the elements of music, fostering each student's unique path to listening and understanding. The 13th edition of Music: An Appreciation equips students with the language, tools, and listening skills required to sustain a lifelong enthusiasm for music. Typically the first material that a Music Appreciation student encounters in the semester is about the elements of music. Often it is a student's first exposure to musical vocabulary and concepts. The new edition features four learning tools that supplement and expand on Roger Kamien's narrative on the elements. These include Elements of Music Interactives, Fundamentals of Music Video Tutorials, Spotify Playlists, and targeted guidance in Listening Outlines and Vocal Listening Guides. New recordings have been added to the new edition. All selections can be accessed in McGraw Hill Connect®, or students can purchase an access card that allows them to download MP3 files of selections.
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Music: An Appreciation

Music: An Appreciation, 13th Edition

ISBN10: 1260719340 | ISBN13: 9781260719345
By Roger Kamien

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Music: An Appreciation welcomes nonmajors to the art of listening to great music. Roger Kamien continues to focus on coverage of the elements of music, fostering each student's unique path to listening and understanding. The 13th edition of Music: An Appreciation equips students with the language, tools, and listening skills required to sustain a lifelong enthusiasm for music. Typically the first material that a Music Appreciation student encounters in the semester is about the elements of music. Often it is a student's first exposure to musical vocabulary and concepts. The new edition features four learning tools that supplement and expand on Roger Kamien's narrative on the elements. These include Elements of Music Interactives, Fundamentals of Music Video Tutorials, Spotify Playlists, and targeted guidance in Listening Outlines and Vocal Listening Guides. New recordings have been added to the new edition. All selections can be accessed in McGraw Hill Connect®, or students can purchase an access card that allows them to download MP3 files of selections.

Listening Outlines and Vocal Music Guides Listed by Composer 
Preface 

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 Middle 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 Cantata
10 Barbara Strozzi
11 Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre
12 The Baroque Sonata
13 Arcangelo Corelli 
14 Antonio Vivaldi 
15 Johann Sebastian Bach 
16 The Baroque Suite 
17 The Chorale and Church Cantata 
18 The Oratorio 
19 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 Haydn
11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
12 Ludwig van Beethoven

PART VI The Romantic Period 
1 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 Frédéric Chopin
8 Franz Liszt
9 Felix Mendelssohn
10 Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
11 Program Music
12 Hector Berlioz
13 Nationalism in Nineteenth- Century Music
14 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
15 Bedřich Smetana
16 Antonin Dvořák
17 Johannes Brahms
18 Georges Bizet
19 Giuseppe Verdi
20 Giacomo Puccini
21 Richard Wagner
22 Gustav Mahler

PART VII The Twentieth Century and Beyond
1 Musical Styles: 1900–1945
2 Music and Musicians in Society since 1900
3 Impressionism and Symbolism
4 Claude Debussy
5 Maurice Ravel
6 Lili Boulanger
7 Primitivism
8 Igor Stravinsky
9 Neoclassicism
10 Sergei Prokofiev
11 Expressionism
12 Arnold Schoenberg
13 Alban Berg
14 Anton Webern
15 Béla Bartók
16 Dmitri Shostakovich
17 Music in America
18 Charles Ives 
19 George Gershwin
20 William Grant Still
21 Aaron Copland
22 Alberto Ginastera
23 Musical Styles since 1945
24 Music since 1945: Ten Representative Pieces

PART VIII Jazz 
1 Jazz Styles: (1900–1950)
2 Ragtime
3 Blues
4 New Orleans Style 
5 Swing 
6 Bebop
7 Jazz Styles since 1950

PART IX Music for Stage and Screen
1 Musical Theater
2 Leonard Bernstein
3 Lin-Manuel Miranda 
4 Music in Film 

PART X Popular Music Genres
1 Elements of Popular Music  
2 Music Genres and Star Performers from the 1950s to the Present 

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 

Appendixes 
Index 
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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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