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 baroque music Basic Sets basso continuo bassoon beat Beethoven Berlioz blues brass Brief Sets Cassette cello century Chopin choral chords chorus clarinet classical composers composition Concerto contrast created crescendo dance developed dissonant Don Giovanni double basses drum dynamics flute French horns fugue full orchestra G Minor Handel Haydn improvisation instruments jazz legato Listening Outline Liszt lyrical main melody major melodic lines ments meter minuet mood motive Music Guide music is heard musicians notes oboes octave opera percussion Percussion instrument performed phrase piano piece pitch pizzicato played poem polyphonic program music read while music repeated rhythm rhythmic ritornello rock Rodolfo romantic romantic music scale Schoenberg Schumann second theme sing solo soloist sonata form songs sound staccato Stravinsky string quartet style Symphony syncopated tempo texture timpani tonality tone color trumpets tune variations violas violins voice woodwinds Wozzeck wrote