A concise introduction to music listening

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Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1988 - Music - 312 pages
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Contents

LEARNING ABOUT MUSIC
1
Listening by Nonmusicians
7
Rodeo HoeDown
12
Melody
21
Texture
28
FORM IN MUSIC
29
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
36
Brittens The Young Persons Guide to
43
Secular Music
163
Palestrina Thomas Morley
173
Performance of Baroque Music
179
CLASSICISM AND CLASSICAL
185
Classical Vocal Music
191
Symphony No 101 in D Major The Clock Fourth Movement
192
THE ROMANTIC OUTLOOK
195
Siegfrieds Rhine Journey
201

The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra Op 34 Variations and Fugue
44
Folk Instruments
49
Singing Styles
62
CHORAL MUSIC
64
Messiah Tenor Aria Every Valley Shall Be Exalted
67
Motet Madrigal and Cantata
70
SYMPHONIES
72
Symphony No 40 in G Minor K 550 First Movement
74
Beethovens Symphony No 5
79
Symphony No 5 in C Minor Op 67 First Movement
80
CONCERTOS
90
The Four Seasons Spring First Movement
92
Brahms Antonio Vivaldi
100
Trout Quintet in A Major Op 114 Fourth Movement
104
Francks Violin Sonata
106
KEYBOARD MUSIC
112
Fugue in G Minor The Little
116
Beethovens Pathetique Sonata
118
Liszts La Campanella
121
La CampaneUa
122
OPERA
126
Enjoying Opera
128
Italian Romantic Opera
134
BALLET AND BALLET MUSIC
141
American Folk Music
157
Felix Mendelssohn Robert Schumann
204
Don Juan Op 20
210
Strauss
212
Debussy Maurice Ravel
220
Bartoks Concerto for Orchestra
228
Concerto for Orchestra Fifth Movement
230
Russia
234
Sergei Prokofiev
237
The Rite of Spring Act I
242
Stravinsky Alban Berg
246
Symphony of Psalms First Movement
248
Weberns Concerto for Nine
255
Subotnicks Until Spring
262
Until Spring Opening Section
263
The Nineteenth Century
268
New England Triptych Third Movement Chester
272
George Gershwin William
274
The Development of Jazz
281
GUIDE TO PERFORMANCES
286
What Kinds of Performances
288
A Final Word
294
HOW MUSIC IS WRITTEN
295
GLOSSARY
301
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