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The World of Music, 6/e

David Willoughby

ISBN: 0073127000
Copyright year: 2007

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PART ONE: Preparation for Listening

      Chapter 1. Introducing the World of Music
            The Infinite Variety of Music: A Global Perspective
            The American Mainstream and Ethnic Diversity
            Music in Culture
            Labels: A Help or a Hindrance
            Artists and Artistry
            The Business of Music
                  Manufacturing and Merchandising
                  Performance of Music
                  Music Publishing and Copyright Laws
                  Music in Advertising
                  Music in the Community
            Summary

      Chapter 2. The Nature of Music: Vocabulary for Listening and Understanding
            Definitions of Music
            Music as a Science
                  Music is Sound and Silence
                  Music Moves through Time
            Expressive and Functional Qualities of Music
                  Music is an Art
                  Music is Universal
                  Music is a Means of Expression
                  Music is a Changing Art
                  Music Can Be Functional
            Music’s Creative, Performing, and Listening Processes
            Participation for Active Listening
            Listening Examples
            Summary

      Chapter 3. The Elements of Music: Vocabulary for Listening and Understanding
            The Elements of Music
                  Melody
                  Harmony
                  Rhythm
                  Loudness
                  Tone Quality
                  Interaction of the Elements
            To Create a Style: Musical Concepts
                  Texture
                  Genre and Form
                  Melodic Growth and Character
            Goals for Listening
                  Listening Guides 1-4
            Summary

PART TWO: Listening to American Music: Folk, Religious, Pop, and Jazz

      Chapter 4. Traditional Folk and Religious Music
            Goals for Listening
            The Roots of Traditional Folk and Religious Music
                  Preserving Songs by Oral Tradition
                  Preserving Songs in Hymn Books
                  Lining Out, Singing Schools, and the Shape-Note System
            Folk Song Styles
            Spirituals and the Blues
            Traditional Black Gospel
            White Gospel Music: Revival and Evangelical Hymns
            Popular Contemporary Styles
            Folk Music: An Expanded View
                  A Folk Revival (Urban Folk)
                  Urban Blues
            Summary

      Chapter 5. American Popular Music
            Goals for Listening
            The Definition and Scope of Popular Music
            Pre-Twentieth Century
            Twentieth Century and Beyond
            Tin Pan Alley
                  Vaudeville
                  Musicals
                  Film
                  Radio and Recordings
            Country Music
                  Hillbilly
                  Cowboy Songs and Western Swing
                  Bluegrass
                  The Nashville Sound
            Early African-American Influences
                  Motown
                  Gospel
                  Rhythm and Blues
                  Soul
            Rock
            Rap/Hip-Hop
            Other genres
            Summary

      Chapter 6. Jazz in America
            Goals for Listening
            What is Jazz?
            The Jazz Style
                  The Feel of Swing
                  Instruments
                  Improvisation
            The Roots of Jazz
            Jazz Styles
                  New Orleans and Chicago Jazz
                  Stride and Boogie Woogie
                  Swing and Big Band Jazz
                  Bebop
                  Cool, Hard Bop, Soul, and Free Jazz
                  Modern, Fusion, and Smooth Jazz
            Summary

PART THREE: Listening to World Music

      Chapter 7. Music of the Americas
            Goals for Listening
            Native American music
                  Style and Context
                  Assimilation and Preservation
            Ethnic Music in the United States
                  Reggae
                  Latino Music
                  Cajun and Zydeco
                  Klezmer
            Music of South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean
                  Indigenous folk culture
                  Musical Instruments
                  Folk Songs and Dances
                  Spanish religious influences
            Summary

      Chapter 8 Music Beyond the Americas
            Goals for Listening
            Music in India
                  Classical Music
                  Popular Music
            Music in Japan
                  The Performance Context
                  Musical Genres
                        Gagaku
                        Kabuki
                        Koto, Shakuhachi, and Shamisen
            Music in Sub-Saharan Africa
                  Music in Context
                  Instruments
                  Rhythm
                  Popular Music
            Music in Eastern Europe: Bulgarian Choral Music
            Indonesian Gamelan and Popular Music
            Jewish Music
                  Cultural Context
                  Liturgical Music
                  Klezmer Music
            Celtic Music
                  Instruments
                  Artists
                        Altan
                        Clannad
                        Solas
                        The Chieftains
            Summary

      Chapter 9: Music to 1600
              Goals for Listening
              The Beginnings of Western Music (until1450)
                    Gregorian Chant
                    Notation
                    Polyphonic Music
              The Renaissance (1450-1600)
                    Choral and Vocal Music
                          Mass
                          Motet
                          Madrigal
                    Instrumental Music
                    The Reformation
                    Featured Composers
                          Josquin des Prez
                          Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
                          Giovanni Gabrieli
  
      Chapter 10 Music of the Baroque (1600–1750)
              Goals for Listening
              Composers
                    Johann Sebastian Bach
                    George Frideric Handel
                    Other composers
              Instruments
              Musical Forms and Genres
                    Opera
                    Orchestral works
                    Chamber Music
                    Keyboard Works
                    Choral Music
              Musical Characteristics
                    Texture
                    Major-Minor Tonal System
                    Continuo
                    Word Painting
                    Other Musical Characteristics
              Summary
  
      Chapter 11: Music of the Classic Period (1750–1820)
              Goals for Listening
              Composers
                    Franz Joseph Haydn
                    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
                    Ludwig van Beethoven
              Instruments
              Genres
                    Instrumental
                    Vocal, Choral, Opera
              Forms
                    Sonata form
                    Theme and Variations
                    Minuet and Trio
              Musical Characteristics
              Summary
  
      Chapter 12 Music of the Romantic Period (Nineteenth Century)
              Goals for Listening
              Composers
                    Hector Berlioz
                    Johannes Brahms
                    Frédéric Chopin
                    Felix Mendelssohn
                    Franz Schubert
                    Pyotr I’yich Tchaikovsky
                    Giuseppe Verdi
                    Richard Wagner
                    Other composers
              Musical Characteristics
              Forms and Genres
              Summary
  
      Chapter 13 Music of the Twentieth Century
              Goals for Listening
              General Characteristics
              Stylistic Developments
                    Impressionism (Debussy)
                    Experimental Music (Stravinsky)
                    Neo-classical music
                    Atonal Music and Serialism (Schoenberg)
                    Nationalism (Bartók)
                    Electronic Music (Varèse)
                    Chance Music (Cage)
                    Minimalism
                    Traditional sounds
              Summary
  
      Chapter 14 American Classical Music
              Goals for Listening
              Perspectives on American Classical Music
                    The Classical and Popular Dichotomy
                    The Preoccupation with Europe
                    Romanticism and the Virtuoso
                    The French Connection
                    Immigrants
                    Music Instruction
              American Nationalism
                    Charles Ives
                    Aaron Copland
                    Additional American Composers
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