Music: The Art of Listening 9th Edition

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SKU 9780078025174
By Jean Ferris & Larry Worster.

With Music: The Art of Listening, students practice engaging with music critically, and with an appreciative ear. Presenting music within a broadened cultural and historical context, The Art of Listening encourages students to draw on the relationships between: music and the other arts; musical characteristics of different periods; as well as Western music and various non-Western music and concepts.

Part One: Basic Concepts
1. Sound
2. Rhythm
3. Melody
4. Harmony
5. Timbre
6. Attending Performances

Part Two: Ancient Greece, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance (c. 500 BCE-1600 CE)
7. The Music of Anceient Greece
8. Medieval Music
9. The Renaissance: General Characteristics
10. Sacred Music of the Renaissance
11. Secular Music in the Renaissance

Part Three: The Baroque (1600-1750)
12. Toward the Baroque
13. The Baroque: General Characteristics
14. Dramatic Music of the Baroque
15. Baroque Instrumental Music

Part Four: The Classical Period (1750-1820)
16. Toward Classicism
17: The Classical Period: General Characteristics
18. Formal Design in the Classical Period
19. Vocal Music in the Classical Period

Part Five: The Age of Romanticism (1820-1910)
20. Toward Romanticism
21. The Romantic Style: General Characteristics
22. The Romantic Style: Orchestral Music
23. The Romantic Style: Music for Solo Instrument and for Voice
24. Dramatic Music of the Romantic Period

Part Six: Revolution and Evolution: Music in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
25. Toward a New Music
26: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: General Characteristics
27: Musical Revolutionaries
28: Musical Evolutionaries
29: Music for Stage and Films
30: Jazz
Postlude: The New Internationalism

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