eBook Music, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1465421262
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421265
  • DDC: 780.9
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 480 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

Classical or rock, everyone has their favourite musical style, but how did your top choice come about? Why did jazz go Latin, or blues influence rock? Find out in Music, a visual history of the most unifying art form in the world. Every musical revolution from bone flutes to electronica and from jazz to hip-hop is charted in this visually stunning history of music. Key musical innovators like Mozart, Elvis and Johnny Cash are profiled with biographies that detail their lives and works and every development from baroque to rock and roll is covered. Music includes illustrated histories of instruments and listening suggestions for each musical genre, plus a free digital audio offering with audio samples of instruments and musical styles. Whether you are young or old, into hip-hop or opera, Music will hit the right note with you.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: Early Beginnings 60,000 BCE–500 CE.
2: Introduction and Timeline.
3: Man, the Music Maker.
4: Music's Cradle.
5: A Philosophical View.
6: Myth and Tragedy.
7: Ancient Instruments.
8: Sound the Trumpet.
9: Music in the Middle Ages 500–1400.
10: Introduction and Timeline.
11: Sacred Chant.
12: Minstrels and Troubadours.
13: Medieval Instruments.
14: Writing Melody.
15: Zither and Lyre, Sackbut and Shawm.
16: Islamic Music.
17: Islamic Instruments.
18: Music in Ancient China.
19: Many Voices.
20: Renaissance and Reformation 1400–1600.
21: Introduction and Timeline.
22: Songs of Love.
23: Music Goes to Print.
24: The Rise of Instrumental Music.
25: In Divine Service.
26: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.
27: The Lute's Golden Age.
28: The Lute.
29: The Madrigal.
30: Consort Instruments.
31: An Iberian Flowering.
32: Venetian Glories.
33: The Baroque Spirit 1600–1750.
34: Introduction and Timeline.
35: The Baroque Style.
36: The Birth of Opera.
37: Oratorios and Cantatas.
38: Patrons and Composers.
39: The Violin.
40: Antonio Stradivari.
41: String Instruments.
42: Antonio Vivaldi.
43: The English Revival.
44: Henry Purcell.
45: The Organ.
46: Counterpoint and Fugue.
47: Johann Sebastian Bach.
48: Sonatas, Suites, and Overtures.
49: Keyboard Instruments.
50: Keyboard Maestros.
51: George Frideric Handel.
52: Japanese Theater.
53: The Classical Age 1750 –1820.
54: Introduction and Timeline.
55: A New Clarity.
56: The Orchestra.
57: The Sonata.
58: Orchestral Woodwind.
59: The Symphony.
60: Joseph Haydn.
61: Playing Music Among Friends.
62: Age of Reason.
63: Opera Comes Alive.
64: Choral Music.
65: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
66: The Concerto.
67: The Piano.
68: Ludwig van Beethoven.
69: Bohemian Rhapsody.
70: Nationalism and Romance 1820 –1910.
71: Introduction and Timeline.
72: Beethoven's Later Works.
73: Age of Song.
74: Franz Schubert.
75: Literary Links.
76: Expressive Piano.
77: The Virtuosos.
78: Sacred Choruses.
79: Romantic Opera.
80: Women Composers and Performers.
81: Music in the Home.
82: Johannes Brahms.
83: The Viennese Waltz.
84: National Stirrings.
85: Flamenco.
86: Russia's Big Five.
87: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
88: Northern Lights.
89: Ballet Music.
90: New Tones and Timbers.
91: The Saxophone.
92: Symphonic Supremacy.
93: A Lighter Touch.
94: Italian Opera Gets Real.
95: Chinese Traditional Opera.
96: Marching to the Beat.
97: Brass Instruments.
98: Impressionism.
99: Music in the Modern Age 1910–1945.
100: Introduction and Timeline.
101: The Shock of the New.
102: Igor Stravinsky.
103: National Flavors.
104: The Flute.
105: Spanish Classical Music.
106: Music of Mexico.
107: The Last Romantics.
108: Sergey Prokofiev.
109: Ragtime.
110: Country's Roots.
111: Tin Pan Alley.
112: George Gershwin.
113: Beginnings of Jazz.
114: Billie Holiday.
115: The Clarinet.
116: Birth of the Blues.
117: Let's Swing.
118: The Trumpet.
119: Jazz Goes Bebop.
120: Louis Armstrong.
121: Latin Beats.
122: Latin Percussion.
123: Let's Tango.
124: Come to the Cabaret.
125: Recording and Listening.
126: Golden Age of Radio.
127: Global Music 1945–PRESENT.
128: Introduction and Timeline.
129: Experimental Music.
130: Modern Chanson.
131: The German Revival.
132: Romany Music.
133: Brazilian Beats.
134: Jazz Goes Latin.
135: Celia Cruz.
136: Operatic Rebirth.
137: Early Musical Theater.
138: Maria Callas.
139: The Acoustic Guitar.
140: Smooth Operators.
141: Music for the Screen.
142: Hollywood Musicals.
143: One Voice.
144: The Music of Indonesia.
145: Gamelan.
146: Island Music.
147: Celtic Music.
148: Longing for Fado.
149: Bright Lights, Big City Blues.
150: The Harmonica.
151: Rhythm and Blues.
152: Plugged-in for Sound.
153: Rock'n’Roll Models.
154: Elvis Presley.
155: Leaders of the Pack.
156: The Sounds of Soul.
157: Protest Music.
158: Beatlemania.
159: John Lennon.
160: Blues Rock.
161: Heavy Rock.
162: The Electric Guitar.
163: Jazz Fusion.
164: Electronic Rock.
165: David Bowie.
166: Ragas and Talas.
167: Indian Instruments.
168: Music Festivals.
169: The Nashville Sound.
170: Reggae.
171: Music Goes Pop.
172: Chart Toppers.
173: Disco Inferno.
174: Punk Explosion.
175: Alternative Rock.
176: Musical Revival.
177: Japanese Popular Music.
178: African Music.
179: African Instruments.
180: Hip-Hop.
181: Club Culture.
182: The Korean Wave.
183: New Voices in Classical.
184: Digital Revolution.
185: Reference.
Glossary.
Genres.
186: Biographies.
Instruments.
Index.
Acknowledgments.