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9780072492958

Music An Appreciation

Music An Appreciation
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  • ISBN-13: 9780072492958
  • ISBN: 0072492953
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

AUTHOR

Kamien, Roger

SUMMARY

Preface Part I Elements 1. Sound: Pitch, Dynamics, and Tone Color Pitch: Highnessor Lowness of Sound Dynamics Tone Color Listening Outlines, Vocal Music Guides, and the Properties of Sound Lohengrin, Prelude to Act III by Richard Wagner LISTENING OUTLINE C-Jam Blues, by Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra LISTENING OUTLINE 2. Performing Media: Voices and Instruments Voices Musical Instruments String Instruments Woodwind Instruments Brass Instruments Percussion Instruments Keyboard Instruments Electronic Instruments The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34, by Benjamin Britten LISTENING OUTLINE 3. Rhythm Beat Meter Accent and Syncopation Tempo 4. Music Notation Notating Pitch Notating Rhythm Notating Silence (Rests) Notating Meter The Score 5. Melody 6. Harmony Consonance and Dissonance The Triad Broken Chords (Arpegios) 7. Key The Major Scale The Minor Scale The Key Signature The Chromatic Scale Modulation: Change of Key Tonic Key 8. Musical Texture Monophonic Texture Polyphonic Texture Homophonic Texture Changes of Texture Farandole from L'Arlesienne (The Woman from Arles) Suite No.2, by Georges Bizet LISTENING OUTLINE 9. Musical Form Techniques That Create Musical Form Repetition Contrast Variation Types of Musical Form Three-Part (Ternary) Form: A B A Dance of the Reed Pipes from Nutcracker Suite, by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky LISTENING OUTLINE Two-Part (Binary) Form: A B Forlane from Suite No.1 in C Major for Orchestra, by Johann Sebastian Bach LISTENING OUTLINE Listening for Form 10. Musical Style Part II The Middle Ages And Renaissance 1. 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 Estampie The Development of Polyphony: Organum School of Notre Dame: Measured Rhythm Fourteenth-Century Music: The "New Art" in France Guilaume de Machaut Notre Dame Mass: Agnus Dei VOCAL MUSIC GUIDE 2. Music In The Renaissance (1450-1600) Characteristics of Renaissance Music Word and Music Texture 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, by Thomas Weelkes VOCAL MUSIC GUIDE Instrumental Music Passamezzo and Galiard, by Pierre Fransisque Caroubel, from Terpsichore, by Michael Praetorius Part III The Baroque Period 1. Baroque Music (1600-1750) Characteristics of Baroque Music Unity of Mood Rhythm Melody Dynamics Texture Chords and the Basso Continuo (Figured Bass) Words and Music The Baroque Orchestra Baroque Forms 2. Music In Baroque Society 3. The Concerto Grosso And Ritornello Form Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D Major, by Johann Sebastian Bach: First Movement LISTENING OUTLINE 4. The Fugue Organ Fugue in G Minor (Little Fugue), by Johann Sebastian Bach LISTENING OUTLINE 5. The Elements Of Opera 6. Opera In The Baroque Era 7. Claudio Monteverdi Orfeo (Orpheus)[read more]

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