Table of contents for Music listening today / Charles Hoffer, University of Florida, Darrell Bailey, Indiana University Prudue University Indianapolis.

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Part I: THE NATURE OF MUSIC. 1. Music Listening and You. 2. Rhythm. 3. Melody and Harmony. 4. Dynamics, Timbre, and Organization. 5. Orchestral Instruments. 6. Other Musical Instruments. Part II: EARLY, MEDIEVAL, AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC. 7. Early Western Music. 8. Medieval Music. 9. Renaissance Music. Part III: BAROQUE MUSIC. 10. The Baroque Period. 11. Oratorio and Cantata. 12. Opera in the Baroque. 13. Baroque Instrumental Music: Suite and Sonata. 14. Baroque Instrumental Music: Concerto and Fugue. Part IV: CLASSICAL MUSIC. 15. Classicism and Classical Music. 16. Sonata Form. 17. The Concerto. 18. Classical Opera. 19. Chamber Music. 20. Piano Sonatas. 21. The Symphony and Beethoven. Part V: ROMANTIC MUSIC. 22. Romance and Romanticism. 23. Early Romantic Music. 24. Romantic Piano Music. 25. Program and Ballet Music. 26. Romantic Opera. 27. Late Romantic Music. 28. Nationalism. Part VI: TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC AND BEYOND. 29. Music in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. 30. Impressionism and Post-Romanticism. 31. The Mainstream. 32. Expressionism and Primitivism. 33. Neoclassicism and Tone Row Music. 34. New Sounds and New Techniques. PART VII: MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES. 35. American Music before 1920. 36. Concert Music since 1920. 37. Popular Music and Jazz to 1950. 38. Popular Music since 1950. 39. Music for Stage and Film. PART VIII: Music around the World. 40. Folk and Ethnic Music. 41. Folk Music of Europe and the Americas. 42. Music of Africa and the Middle East. 43. Music of Asia. Glossary. Listening Guides Indexed by Composer. Index of Composer Biographies. Index. Music Credits.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Music appreciation.
Music -- History and criticism.
Music. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01030269
Music appreciation. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01030494