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Classical Music: The Era of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (Norton Introduction to Music History)In this, the fourth volume in the Norton Introduction to Music History series, Philip Downs traces the rise and decline of the “Classical” style from the birth of Haydn (1732) to the death of Beethoven (1827). He demonstrates the enormous diversity and constant change that characterized every aspect of music during this period.  By dividing his text into twenty-year spans, Downs is able to trace the development of musical style.  Within each span he looks at the social conditions and daily lif…

Classical Music For DummiesHaydn, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms, oh, my! The beginner’s guide to classical music Classical Music For Dummies is a friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide to composers, instruments, orchestras, concerts, recordings, and more. Classical music is widely considered one of the pinnacles of human achievement, and this informative guide will shows you just how beautiful and rewarding it can be. You’ll learn how Bach is different from Beethoven, how Mozart is different still, and why not all “classica…

Italian Arias of the Baroque and Classical Eras (Italian Edition)A sampling of the world’s greatest Baroque and Classical arias. In addition to offering fascinating background information about the arias and their composers, the editor has corrected a multitude of errors which have accumulated over time, and has replaced Romantic-era misinterpretations with accompaniments that are faithful to historical styles. Includes word-by-word transcriptions into the International Phonetic Alphabet….

古典音乐的巨匠时代 (Chinese Edition)发售日期: 2014年1月1日《古典音乐的巨匠时代》是一本面向大众的古典音乐知识普及书。田艺苗以她“穿T-shirt听古典音乐”的态度,从最经典的、大家最熟悉的音乐和音乐家写起——从巴赫(J.S.Bach)到勃拉姆斯(Brahms),从1685到1897年——以12位巨匠的故事为入口,系统讲述了古典音乐最辉煌的岁月。在这本小书里,古典音乐不再正襟危坐,听古典音乐也可以穿T-shirt。…

MusicProduced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, Music: The Definitive Visual History guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, discussing not just Western classical music, but music from all around the world. Telling the story of musical developments, era by era, linking musical theory, technology, and human genius into the narrative, Music: The Definitive Visual History profiles the lives o…

Discover Music of the Classical Era (Discover (Naxos))In music, the period from the middle of the eighteenth century to the beginning of the nineteenth is usually referred to as the Classical Era. This was a period in which the art, literature and architecture of Ancient Greece and Rome were being rediscovered and re-evaluated, which in turn strongly influenced the modern art of the time. But this was also a period of immense social change and political unrest, with challenges to the old established order culminating in the French Revolution of 178…

The Guitar and Its Music (Oxford Early Music Series)Following James Tyler’s earlier introduction to the history, repertory, and playing techniques of the four- and five-course guitar, The Early Guitar (OUP, 1980), this new book, written in collaboration with Paul Sparks and incorportating the latest ideas and research, is an authoritative guide to the history and repertory of the guitar from the Renaissance to the dawn of the Classical era….

The Classical Era - Intermediate to Advanced Piano Solo: 50 Selections from Piano Literature, Symphonies, Concertos & Operas (World's Greatest Classical Music)(World’s Greatest Classical Music). 49 piano pieces and 16 transcriptions for piano from C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach, Beethoven, Benda, Cimarosa, Clementi, Diabelli, Dittersdorf, Dussek, Haydn, Hummel, Kuhlau, Mozart and Turk. The 16 transcriptions for piano include symphony movements and concerto movements. The amount of music and the quality of the edition make this an excellent value….

Simply Romantic Era: 24 Well Known Masterpieces (Simply Series)These timeless masterpieces—arranged for the intermediate pianist—display the passion and power of the Romantic era of music. Each arrangement contains phrase markings, articulations, fingering, pedaling and dynamics to aid with interpretation. The large print size makes the notation easy to read. Titles: 1812 Overture (Tchaikovsky) * Andaluza (No. 5 from 12 Spanish Dances) (Granados) * Anitra’s Dance (from Peer Gynt Suite) (Grieg) * Barcarolle (from The Tales of Hoffmann) (Offenbach) * Brid…

The Baroque Era - Intermediate to Advanced Piano Solo: 53 Selections from Piano Literature, Concertos, Chamber Works, Oratorios and Operas for Piano Solo (World's Greatest Classical Music)(World’s Greatest Classical Music). This collection includes 35 Baroque keyboard pieces by Bach, Buxtehude, Couperin, Handel, Lully, Pachelbel, Purcell, Scarlatti and others, and 18 transcriptions for piano of Baroque favorites by Bach, Handel, Pachelbel, Purcell and Vivaldi. Among the most famous music in the book is Air on the G String, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, selections from Water Music, selections from Messiah, and movements from The Four Seasons. As with the rest of the series, the edit…