Music in Historial Context: An Examination of Western European Music Through a Soci-political Lens

Author(s): Damien Geter, Merrin Guice

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2014


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PART 1: The Medieval Period

                Chapter 1: Early Christianity and the Establishment of the Church

                Chapter 2: The Mass and Gregorian Chant

                Chapter 3: Hildegard von Bingen and the Cloistered Community

                Chapter 4: The Expansion of Musical Texture

                Chapter 5: Medieval Secular Life and Death

                Chapter 6: The Ars Nova and Late Medieval Composers

PART 2: The Renaissance

                Chapter 7: John Dunstable and the English Style

                Chapter 8: Humanism in Literature

                Chapter 9: Composers of the Renaissance

                Chapter 10: The Reformation and Musical Expansion

                Chapter 11: The Madrigal and Renaissance Instruments

PART 3: The Baroque Era

                Chapter 12: Continued Religious Wars and Expansion

                Chapter 13: The Invention of Monody and Early Italian Opera

                Chapter 14: Time of Extravagance: The Sun King and Lully

                Chapter 15: The Operas of Henry Purcell and George F. Handel

                Chapter 16: Sacred Music and Musicians

                Chapter 17: Instrumental Baroque Developments

PART 4: The Classical Period

                Chapter 18: The Enlightenment

                Chapter 19: New Forms

                Chapter 20: The Forms in Practice

                Chapter 21: Opera Reform

                Chapter 22: Beethoven: Transitioning to a New Era

PART 5: The Romantic and the 19th Century

                Chapter 23: Vocal Music

                Chapter 24: Piano Music

                Chapter 25: Program Music

                Chapter 26: Nationalism

                Chapter 27: Romantic Opera

                Chapter 28: The Traditionalists

                Chapter 29: Late Romantics

PART 6: The 20th Century (Part 1 of the Modern Age)

                Chapter 30: Belle Epoque and Artistic Revolutions

                Chapter 31: Claude Debussy and Musical Impressionism

                Chapter 32: Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes

                Chapter 33: WWI and the Emancipation of Dissonance

                Chapter 34: WWII and Music in Germany and Russia

                Chapter 35: 20th Century American and British Composers

PART 7: Europe and America – the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries (Part 2 of the Modern Age)

                Chapter 36: Avant-Garde Music

                Chapter 37: Major Historical Events and Soundtracks

                Chapter 38: 20th and 21st Century Composers and Dramatic Works

                Chapter 39: Musical Theatre

                Chapter 40: Bridging the Gap: Late 20th and Early 21st Century Composers


Damien Geter

Merrin Guice

Related ISBN's: 9781465263773, 9781465261113

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