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OnMusic Appreciation

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OnMusic Appreciation Extended Edition is a digital music appreciation textbook that explores how music is made, and how music has developed as an art form woven into the rich context of history. All course elements are integrated and easy to use. This course is intended to develop critical listening skills and a deeper understanding of the elemental and structural nature of music. This title covers a wide variety of musical styles and genres, fostering attentive, intelligent listening with more than 36 hours of music.

Table Of Contents

Getting Started
Course Preamble
System Check
Discover Music List
SECTION 1: BASIC MUSICAL CONCEPTS
SECTION 1: BASIC MUSICAL CONCEPTS
Unity and Variety
Unity and Variety
The Performer’s Role
The Performer’s Role
Structure of Music
Structure of Music
Can Music Have A Specific Purpose?
Can Music Have A Specific Purpose?
Types of Listeners
Casual Listeners
Referential Listeners
Critical and Perceptive Listeners
Folk Music, Art Music, and All That Jazz
Folk Music, Art Music, and All That Jazz
SECTION 2: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF SOUND
SECTION 2: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF SOUND
Duration and Pitch
Music Notation and Duration
Fundamentals of Pitch
Pitch Names
Pitch Names
Pitch Notation and Intervals
Pitch Notation
Intervals
Volume
Volume 1
Volume 2
Instrumental Timbre
Instrumental Timbre
Vocal Timbre
Vocal Timbre 1
Vocal Timbre 2
Orchestral Timbre
Orchestral Timbre 1
Orchestral Timbre 2
Strings
Strings
Woodwinds
Woodwinds 1
Woodwinds 2
Woodwinds 3
Brass
Brass 1
Brass 2
Percussion
Percussion 1
Percussion 2
Keyboard Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
The Harpsichord
Piano
Organ
The Organ
Synthesizer
The Synthesizer
SECTION 3: THE ORGANIZING ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
SECTION 3: THE ORGANIZING ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
Rhythm and Tempo
Rhythm 1
Rhythm 2
Tempo 1
Tempo 2
Meter
Meter 1
Meter 2
Melody I
Melody 1
Melody 2
Melody 3
Melody II
Melody 4
Melody 5
Melody 6
Harmony
Harmony 1
Harmony 2
Texture
Texture 1
Texture 2
Form
Form 1
Form 2
Form 3
SECTION 4: HISTORICAL PERIODS
SECTION 4: HISTORICAL PERIODS
Medieval Period: Introduction
Medieval Period Listening Introduction
Social, Cultural, and Political Background
Musical Notation and Main Characteristics
Medieval Sacred and Secular Music
Medieval Sacred Music
Representative Sacred Music Composers
Medieval Secular Music
Renaissance Period: Introduction
Renaissance Period Listening Introduction
Renaissance Period Background
Renaissance Music Characteristics
Renaissance Sacred and Secular Music
Renaissance Sacred Music
Renaissance Secular Music
Representative Renaissance Composers 1
Representative Renaissance Composers 2
Baroque Period: Introduction
Baroque Period Listening Introduction
Baroque Period Background
Baroque Music Characteristics 1
Baroque Music Characteristics 2
Baroque Instrumental and Vocal Music Charts
Origins of Opera: The Florentine Camerata
Baroque Period: Introduction to Church Music
Introduction to Church Music
Monteverdi, Lully, and Purcell
Johann Sebastian Bach
Baroque Secular Cantata
Baroque Oratorio and George Frideric Handel
Baroque Concerto
Baroque Ensemble and Keyboard Music
Baroque Keyboard Music (cont)
Classical Period: Introduction
Classical Period Listening Introduction
Classical Period Background
Aspects of Art in the Classical Period
Classical Period Music Characteristics
The Sonata Form
Classical Instrumental Music
Classical Vocal Music
Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
W. A. Mozart: Representative Works
Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven: Representative Works
Romantic Period: Introduction
Romantic Period Listening Introduction
Romantic Period Background 1
Romantic Period Background 2
Aspects of Art in the Romantic Period
Romantic Music Characteristics 1
Romantic Music Characteristics 2
Romantic Composers
Early Romantic Composers
Program Music and Virtuosos
Rossini and Italian Opera
Johannes Brahms
Tchaikovsky and The Nationalists
Late Romantic Composers
The Post-Romantics
Contemporary Period: Introduction
Contemporary Period Listening Introduction
Contemporary Period Background
Contemporary Music Characteristics
The Breakdown of Tonality
French Impressionism
The Folk Tradition, Nationalism, and Neoclassicism
Europe, The United States, and Latin America
Russia
The United States
England
France
Germany
Latin America
Serialism and Aleatoric Music
A Brief Look at Jazz