A brief history of music in Western culture

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Jan 3, 2004 - Music - 497 pages
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Structured for a one- or two- semester course in music history, this text is a condensed version of Mark Evan Bonds' A History of Music in Western Culture. A Brief History of Music in Western Culture: bull; bull;Focuses squarely on the music, tying names, dates and concepts to the study of a carefully selected repertory of works. bull;Tells the story of Western music in a clear and compelling narrative to help students gain a broad understanding of the nature of music, its role in society, and the ways in which it has changed over time. bull;Challenges readers to think critically about music using primary sources to demonstrate that the raw materials of history are often open to conflicting interpretations, and that these conflicts can open new perspectives. bull;Integrates the textual narrative with the Anthology of Scores; every work in the Anthology is discussed in the text. Supporting Material bull; bull;Anthology of Scores Volume I: Antiquity through the Baroque Era (0-13-014357-X) bull;Anthology of Scores Volume II: The Classical Era through the Twentieth Century (0-13-014359-6) bull;Recorded Anthology (6 Compact Discs) Volume I (0-13-014352-9) bull;Recorded Anthology (6 Compact Discs) Volume II (0-13-014353-7) bull;Bonus Disc (0-13-118294-3) bull;A History of Music in Western Culture Companion Website trade; (http://www.prenhall.com/bonds) Contact your local Prentice Hall representative for more information about packaging these items with the text.

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Contents

Antiquity
2
Antiquity
6
Discussion Questions
11
Parti The Medieval Era
12
Three Categories of Musicians
17
Prelude to Part I
18
Chapter 2
28
Spare the Rod Spoil the Chant
29
The Rise of the Public Orchestral Concert
231
Vocal Music in
240
Chapter 16
252
Discussion Questions
255
OF THE CLASSICAL ERA
256
The 19th Century
258
The Age of the Tone Poet
264
A Stylistic
272

Chapter 1
32
Polyphony to 1300
38
Chapter 3
40
St Martial
41
The Pope Condemns the Ars nova
52
Chapter 3
53
Guillaume de Machaut
54
Discussion Questions
61
The Renaissance
62
Prelude to Part II
66
The Emergence
68
Guillaume Du Fay
72
Chapter 5
74
The Genres of Renaissance Music
80
White Notation
83
Josquin the Exemplar
88
Tinctoriss Eight Rules for Good
89
Music in the I6th Century
102
The Three Ladies of Ferrara
110
Italian Madrigalists in the 16th Century
111
Luther on Music
116
Composers of Keyboard Music in
123
Men Women and Dancing
124
Discussion Questions
128
The Baroque Era
130
The New Practice
136
Ciulio Caccini on the Principles of Monody
142
Vocal Music 16001650
146
Chapter 8
150
Vocal Music 16501750
160
A Dissenting Voice
164
Notable Opera Composers of the Baroque Era
171
Instrumental Music
184
The Art of Embellishment
187
Discussion Questions
202
The Classical Era
204
Prelude to Part IV
207
The Art of the Natural
210
Mannheims Orchestra of Generals
219
Instrumental Music
224
Orchestral Music 18001850
276
Giovanni Pierluigi
280
Berliozs Program for the Symphonie
284
Orlande de Lassus 127
288
Piano Music Chamber Music
292
The Piano
294
Claudio Monteverdi 148
296
The Salon
300
Francesea Caccini 151
302
Dramatic and Sacred Music
312
George Frideric Handel 174
318
George Bernard Shaw on the Advantages
321
Johann Sebastian Bach 178
328
Orchestral Music
332
Antonio Vivaldi 193
334
The Symphony
338
Discussion Questions
347
The 20th Century
352
The Growth of Pluralism
358
The Search for New Sounds
370
Chapter 20
372
Primitivism
376
Sergei Diaghilev
380
Jazz and the Question of Stylistic
388
Nationalism
389
Chapter 21
394
Set Theory and the Analysis of Atonal Music
401
Opera in the Early 20th Century
404
Chapter 21
406
The Tonal Tradition
410
Socialist Realism
414
Chapter 22
417
New Currents after 1945
424
The Business of Composing in
443
Discussion Questions
444
Music at the Beginning of
456
Glossary
469
Source Notes
482
Index
489
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Mark Evan Bonds is Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina.

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