A History of Music in Western Culture
A History of Music in Western Culture 3/e is based on the premise that the best way to convey the history of Western music is to focus squarely on the music. Organized around a carefully selected repertory of works, this text integrates the requisite names, dates, and concepts around specific compositions. Once familiar with a representative body of music, students can better grasp the evolution of musical style and music's changing uses within the Western tradition. Even more importantly, they will have a sound basis from which to explore other musical works and repertories. This text builds its narrative around the core repertory represented in the Anthology of Scores and the corresponding sets of compact discs.
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The Medieval Era
Plainchant and Secular Monophony
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A History of Music in Western Culture: Combined Volume, Volume 1
Mark Evan Bonds
No preview available - 2010
19th century American ancient aria Arnold Schoenberg artists audience Bach Baroque bass basso continuo Beethoven beginning Brahms cantus cantus firmus chant Chapter chorale chord church Classical Composer Profile composition Concerto court dance drama early ensemble example France French frottola genre German Greek harmony Haydn hexachord idea instrumental music isorhythmic Italian Italy J. S. Bach jazz Johann Josquin keyboard known Kyrie later listeners liturgy madrigals major manuscript Mass measures medieval melody motets movement Mozart musicians notation notes octave opening opera opera seria orchestra organum original performed piano pitch plainchant played polyphonic PRIMARY EVIDENCE psalm published recitative recorded Renaissance repertory rhythm rhythmic Rigoletto ritornello sacred Schoenberg Schumann Score Anthology seconda prattica serial singers singing solo soloist sonata sonata form song sound Source String Quartet structure style sung Symphony tenor texture theme tonal Track tradition University violin vocal voices Wagner words writing written wrote