Music: an appreciation
Through seven editions, Roger Kamien's Music: An Appreciation has become the most widely used text for Music Appreciation and Introduction to Music Literature courses. The author has approached his new eight edition with the goal of re-examining the scholarship and refreshing the repertoire while maintaining the strengths that have made the book number one - the clear presentation of musical elements, the vivid depiction of music history, the carefully chosen musical examples, the detailed and informative Listening Outlines, and the unsurpassed supplements package.
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1st mvt accompaniment allegro Bach band baroque music Basic Sets basso continuo bassoon beat Beethoven Berlioz blues brass Brief Sets Cassette cello century choral chords chorus clarinet classical composers composition Concerto contrast create crescendo dance dissonant Don Giovanni double basses drum dynamics Example flute French horns fugue Full orchestra G Minor Handel harpsichord Haydn imitated improvisation indefinite pitch instruments jazz keyboard Listening Outline lyrical main melody major melodic lines meter minor scale minuet mood Mozart Music Guide music is heard musicians notation notes oboes octave opera percussion Percussion instrument performed phrase piano piece pitch played poem polyphonic read while music Renaissance repeated rhythm rhythmic ritornello rock romantic Schoenberg Schumann second theme sing solo soloists sonata form songs soprano sound staccato Stravinsky style Symphony syncopated tempo texture timpani tonal tone color tonic trombones trumpet tune twentieth-century variations violas violins Vocal Music Guide voice woodwinds wrote