The Development of Western Music: A History

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W.C. Brown, 1990 - Music - 966 pages
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Contents

Prelude
3
Musical Instruments
9
Musical Instruments
18
Monasticism
24
Ecclesiastical Chant
31
Summary
38
Tropes
52
Medieval Music Theory
62
P E Bachs Music
446
Paris
452
Vocal Music
458
Traetta
464
Secular Song
470
Principal Genres and Forms
477
Divertimento
483
Franz Joseph Haydn
490

Strings
68
Twelfthcentury Polyphony
74
Chapter
80
The Parisian Notre Dame School
86
Conductus
93
Franco of Cologne
99
Medieval Monophony
105
Trobairitz
115
8
121
Other Theorists
127
Ars subtilior
137
Manuscript Sources
143
Chapter
150
Secular Songs
156
Masses
162
Basse danse
168
Spain
175
Johannes Ockeghem
182
Secular Music
191
Chapter
212
Canzonetta
224
Voix de ville
231
Quodlibet
237
12
239
Scandinavia
245
The CounterReformation
252
Tomás Luis de Victoria
258
Secular Works
264
Wind Instruments
270
Variations
276
Summary
282
Chapter
293
Emilio de Cavalieri
301
Monteverdis Works
308
Venice
314
l
321
Germanic Lands
328
Chapter
345
Quasiimprovisatory Compositions
351
German Composers
357
Iberian Composers
364
Arcangelo Corelli
375
England
380
Summary
386
Telemanns Music
394
Influences
404
Chamber Music
416
Vocal Music
424
Aspects of Musical Life
432
Sonata Form
438
Haydns Music
495
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
506
Mozarts Works
512
Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg
528
Chapter
535
Personal Characteristics
543
Style Periods
545
Variations
553
Symphonies
562
Works for Solo Instruments
571
21
577
Allsung Opera
585
Lesser Composers of Opera
594
Luise Reichardt 61 l
611
22
623
Frédéric Chopin
629
Influence and Contributions
644
Music in Denmark
656
Opéra bouffe Operetta
662
23
683
Giuseppe Verdi
692
Franz Liszt
699
Style
706
Music for Solo Voices
714
Summary
723
CenturyEarly Twentieth
725
Nonnationalistic Russian Composers
739
Antonin Dvořák
747
Finland
753
Richard Strauss
761
Puccini
767
Debussy
773
Other Impressionist Composers
779
25
799
Kodály
807
Russia
814
Schoenberg
820
Webern
827
Hindemith
834
Nadia Boulanger
844
Other American Composers
850
Technology
857
FranceMusique concrčte
868
Music in America
875
Oliveros
881
Minimalism
888
Select Bibliography
895
Index
927
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