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World Music Literature

Peter Kun Frary


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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

• Gagaku: Imperial Court Music of Japan (雅楽)

• 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

• The Chinese Lute: Pipa (琵琶) and Beyond


Music In The Baroque Era

• Social and Cultural Influences

• Characteristics of Musical Style

• Antonio Vivaldi

• Johann Sebastian Bach

• George Frideric Handel

• Handel's Oratorios and Orchestral Suites

• The Classical Music of India


Music In The Classical Era

• Social and Cultural Influences

• Characteristics of Musical Style

• Symphony and Sonata Form

• The Concerto

• Joseph Haydn

• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

• Ludwig Van Beethoven

• Music of Korea: The Gayageum (가야금)


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

• Flamenco and Spanish Nationalism

• Idealists and Absolute Music

• Johannes Brahms


Music In The Modern Era

• Impressionism

• 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