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Music Literature Contents

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Preface

• What's This Course About?

• Improving Listening Skills

• About Your Professor


Musical Elements

• Musical Sounds

• Performing Media | Voice

• Performing Media | String Instruments

• Performing Media | Keyboards & Electronic

• Performing Media | Wind Instruments

• Performing Media | Percussion

• Beat, Meter and Rhythm

• Music Notation

• Melody and Harmony

• Texture and Form


Music In The Middle Ages

• Darkness into Light

• Music and the Roman Catholic Church

• Gregorian Chant

• Secular Music: Troubadours and Trouvères

• The Ars Nova in 14th Century France


Music In The Renaissance Era

• Rebirth and Exploration

• Musical Style

• Sacred Vocal Polyphony

• Elizabethan Secular Vocal Music

• Elizabethan Lute Song

• Elizabethan Lute and Ensemble Music


Music In The Baroque Era

• Social and Cultural Influences

• Characteristics of Musical Style

• Concerto Grosso

• Trio and Solo Sonatas

• The Fugue

• Henry Purcell

• Antonio Vivaldi

• Johann Sebastian Bach

• George Frideric Handel

• Handel's Oratorios and Orchestral Suites


Music In The Classical Era

• Social and Cultural Influences

• Characteristics of Musical Style

• Symphony and Sonata Form

• Theme and Variation

• Minuet and Trio

• Rondo Form and Chamber Music

• The Concerto

• Joseph Haydn

• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

• Ludwig Van Beethoven


Music In The Romantic Era

• Dramatic Thought and Action

• Characteristics of Musical Style

• Art Song

• Music for Piano Solo | Fréderic Chopin

• Music for Piano Solo | Franz Liszt

• Program Music and Hector Berlioz

• Musical Nationalism

• Idealists and Absolute Music

• Johannes Brahms


Music In The Modern Era

• Impressionism

• Igor Stravinsky

• Expressionism

• Early Twentieth Century America | Charles Ives

• Early Twentieth Century America | George Gershwin

• Epilogue


Reference

• Glossary of Musical Terms

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Preface
Elements
Medieval
Renaissance
Baroque
Classical
Romantic
Modern