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Listen to This connects the music on your own playlists with great music throughout history and today's world. Centered on basic elements (melody, dynamics, rhythm, harmony, texture, timbre, form, and word-music relationships), its approach helps you learn about and enjoy many new musical styles.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137537051

Subject: Music

Category: Music Appreciation

Table of contents

The Elements of Music: A Brief Introduction

1. Hildegard von Bingen, Play of Virtues (excerpt)
2. San Ildefonso Indians of New Mexico, Eagle Dance
3. Plainchant Alleluia, “Caro mea”
4. Francesco Landini, “Behold, Spring”
5. Guillaume de Machaut, “No More than One Man Could Count the Stars”
6. Alfonso el Sabio, Songs to the Virgin Mary, no. 147, “The Talking Sheep”
7. Josquin des Prez, “The Cricket”
8. Thomas Weelkes, “Since Robin Hood”
9. William Byrd, “Sing Joyfully”
10. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Pope Marcellus Mass, “Gloria”
11. Rhyming Singers of the Bahamas, “My Lord Help Me to Pray”
12. Tielman Susato, Moorish Dance
13. Claudio Monteverdi, Orpheus, selection from Act II
14. Henry Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, selections
15. Mbuti Pygmies, “Marriage Celebration Song”
16. Barbara Strozzi, “Revenge”
17. Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, “Winter,” first movement
18. Johann Sebastian Bach, Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578 (“Little” Fugue)
19. Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047, finale
20. Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata 140: Awake, a Voice Calls to Us, selections
21. George Frideric Handel, Messiah, selections
22. Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in C Major, op. 76, no. 3, second movement
23. Master Musicians of the Ikuta-ryu, Cherry Blossom
24. Joseph Haydn, Symphony no. 102 in B-flat Major, third and fourth movements
25. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G Minor, K. 550, first movement
26. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 488, first movement
27. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro, Act I, “Cosa sento”
28. Jingju, “The Reunion”
29. William Billings, “Chester”
30. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C Minor, op. 67
31. Franz Schubert, “Erlkönig,” D. 328
32. Felix Mendelssohn, Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
33. Hector Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, fourth movement (“March to the Scaffold”)
34. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Piano Trio in D Minor, op. 11, third movement (“Song”)
35. Robert Schumann, “Dedication”
36. Clara Wieck Schumann, “Forward!”
37. Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka in B-flat Major, op. 7, no. 1
38. Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Union: Concert Paraphrase on National Airs
39. Ravi Shankar, Raga Sindhi-Bhairavi
40. Giuseppe Verdi, La Traviata, Act I, selection (“Follie!”)
41. Richard Wagner, The Valkyrie, Act III, selection (“Wotan’s Farewell”)
42. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake, Act IV, finale
43. Johannes Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E Minor, op. 98, finale
44. Antonín DvoYák, String Quartet in F Major, op. 96 (“American”), third movement
45. Claude Debussy, Voiles
46. Charles Ives, The Unanswered Question
47. Arnold Schoenberg, “Columbine” from Pierrot lunaire
48. Igor Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring, Part One
49. Scott Joplin, Maple Leaf Rag
50. Robert Johnson, “Terraplane Blues”
51. Duke Ellington, “Cotton Tail”
52. Charlie Parker, “Ornithology”
53. Ruth Crawford, Piano Study in Mixed Accents
54. Germaine Tailleferre, Concertino for Harp and Orchestra, finale
55. William Grant Still, “A Black Pierrot” from Songs of Separation
56. Aaron Copland, “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo
57. Béla Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, second movement (“Game of Pairs”)
58. Leonard Bernstein, “Tonight” from West Side Story
59. John Cage, Sonata II from Sonatas and Interludes
60. Gamelan Gong Kebyar of Belaluan, Bali, Kebyar Ding III, “Oncang-oncangan”
61. Philip Glass, “Knee Play 1” from Einstein on the Beach
62. Mahalia Jackson, “It Don’t Cost Very Much”
63. Tania León, A la Par, second movement (“Guaguancó”)
64. Corey Dargel, “On This Date Every Year”
65. Austin Wintory, “Nascence,” from Journey
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66. Chuck Berry, “School Day”
67. The Sex Pistols, “God Save the Queen”
68. Public Enemy, “Fight the Power”
69. John Williams, “The Walls Converge,” from Star Wars

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