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  • AUTHOR: Michael Campbell
  • ISBN-13: 9780495004684 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 440 Pages  Paperback 
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Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with hundreds of students and 200 faculty, MUSIC is an engaging and accessible solution to the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. The following key elements make this text unique: Engagement and Accessibility: At fewer than 400 pages, 4LTR Press solutions provide a more visual, engaging layout and pedagogical tools that include key concepts, definitions, and learning outcomes, making the content more accessible to students. Consideration of Different Learning Styles: 4LTR Press solutions are built around today's students by offering study tools in a variety of formats, including interactive eBooks, online quizzing, flashcards, and games. Value: The product provides a complete learning solution. In both content and design, MUSIC aims to meet the course challenges of cost, brevity, and relevance to students. MUSIC integrates classical works and vernacular music by introducing a broad range of styles and genres from the Middle Ages through the twenty-first century, and the connections and contrasts between them. The result is a well-rounded view of musical life in each era. MUSIC is designed to meet the needs of instructors who want to give their students an inexpensive and brief text that has an appealing magazine style with short chapters that can easily be read in a sitting, as well as a strong technology component. The text is accompanied by an audio CD set, an interactive eBook, and a CourseMate website with streaming music, interactive listening guides, interactive demos of musical elements, interactive style comparisons, quizzing, flashcards, and more.


  • An innovative combination of content delivery (both print and online) provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets based on comprehensive data from focus groups, surveys, and interviews with over 200 faculty and hundreds of students.
  • Shorter comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in an engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage, including the following: Unit Learning Outcomes listed at the beginning of each multichapter unit and keyed to each A-head that are used to organize the end-of-book Unit in Review cards; a Did You Know? thought question at beginning of the chapter intended to generate surprise or compare music presented in the chapter with music familiar to students; key terms boldfaced and defined in the margins; special boxes--Music Concept Check minireviews and Language of Music technical details; Listen Up! cues that provide checklists of features detailed in online interactive listening guides; Fast Facts composer biographies with image and bullets indicating dates, location, and notable achievements; and end-of-era Keys to . . . the style of different eras.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding audio and online resources, suggested assignments, discussion questions, and further listening and viewing suggestions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
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  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package is second to none, including the following: a 5-CD set containing 100 musical selections; streaming versions of all 100 selections also accessible via interactive eBook; PowerLecture for instructors, including PowerPoint® slides, the complete instructor's manual and test bank, and ExamView® computerized testing; and Cengage Learning's CourseMate.

About the Contributor

  • Michael Campbell

    Michael Campbell is a writer and pianist. A California native, he is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and holds a doctorate from Peabody Conservatory, where he studied piano with Leon Fleisher. As a commercial musician, he has assisted such artists as Angela Lansbury, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Bob Hope, Redd Foxx, Ethel Merman, and Don McLean. As a concert pianist, he has performed a broad range of repertoire, including his own transcriptions of recordings by Art Tatum, Jelly Roll Morton, and other legendary jazz pianists. He also performs all of the piano selections included with this textbook.

Table of Contents

1. Points of Entry.
Sound and Silence. Dynamics and Instrumentation. Rhythm. Melody.
2. Organizing Music.
Harmony and Texture. Form. Style.
3. Musical Life, 1000-1700.
Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Baroque Music.
4. The Middle Ages.
Chant. Secular Song and Dance in France.
5. The Renaissance.
Josquin des Prez and Renaissance Polyphony. Music in Elizabethan England.
6. Early and Middle Baroque Opera.
Monteverdi and Early Opera. Henry Purcell and Middle Baroque Opera.
7. Music in the Americas.
8. Musical Life in the Eighteenth Century.
From Baroque to Classical.
9. Late Baroque Instrumental Music.
Sonata and Suite. The Baroque Concerto.
10. Late Baroque Vocal Music.
Late Baroque Opera . . . and "Opera" in England. Sacred Vocal Music: Cantata and Oratorio.
11. Music and Politics.
12. The Classical Style.
Classical Sonata and String Quartet. The Classical Symphony. Mozart and Opera. The Classical Concerto.
13. Musical Life in the Nineteenth Century.
The Romantic Era.
14. Beethoven.
Beethoven and the Piano Sonata. Beethoven and the Symphony.
15. Vocal Music in the Nineteenth Century.
Schubert and the Art Song. Spiritual Music: The Requiem. Operetta and Opéra Comique. Opera and Music Drama.
16. Romantic Instrumental Music.
Early Romantic Piano Music. The Romantic Orchestra and Program Music. The Symphony and Concerto in the Romantic Era. Music and Dance: The Waltz. Nationalism.
17. Musical Life in the Twentieth Century and Beyond.
The Twentieth Century and Beyond.
18. "Isms": European Concert Music in the Early Twentieth Century.
Expressionism. Impressionism and Beyond. Primitivism.
19. American Classical and Classic Music in the Early Twentieth Century.
Charles Ives: Toward an American Art Music. "Lift Ev''ry Voice": The African American Spiritual. The Jazz Age. The Broadway Musical and American Popular Song.
20. European Concert Music Between the Wars.
Serialism. Stravinsky and Neoclassicism. Art and the People: The Americas. Art and the People: Eastern Europe.
21. Sound Frontiers.
The American Avant-Garde After 1945. The Avant-Garde in Europe.
22. From Vernacular to Art.
Jazz: America''s Art Music. Musical Theater After Show Boat. Latin Dance Music. The Rock Revolution.
23. Late Twentieth-Century Music for Concert and Film.
Uncommon Women. Music and Film. Minimalism.

Hildegard of Bingen, "Nunc aperuit nobis"
Machaut, "Puis qu''en oubli"
Anonymous, "La ultime estampie real"
Anonymous, "L''homme armé" tune
Josquin, Kyrie, from Missa l''homme armé sexti toni
Luther, "Ein'' feste Burg ist unser Gott"
Luther/Walter, "Ein'' feste Burg ist unser Gott"
Bach, Chorale, from "Ein'' feste Burg ist unser Gott"
Wilbye, "Adew, Sweet Amarillis"
Morley, "O Mistresse Mine" (vocal)
Morley, "O Mistresse Mine" (instrumental)
Monteverdi, "Possente spirto," Orfeo
Purcell, "Thy Hand, Belinda," Dido and Aeneas
Purcell, "When I Am Laid in Earth," Dido and Aeneas
Plains Indians War Dance
Anonymous, Song for Odudua
Anonymous, "Barbara Allen"
Guinchard, "Boston Laddie"
Corelli, Sonata in C major, 1st & 2nd movements
Bach, Gigue, from Orchestral Suite No. 3
Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in E major ("Spring"), 1st movement
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, 1st movement
Handel, "E pur così" and "Piangeró," Giulio Cesare in Egitto
Gay/Pepusch, "I''m Bubbled," "Cease Your Funning," and "How Now, Madam Flirt?" The Beggar''s Opera
Bach, "Und wenn die Welt voll Teufel wär," from Cantata No. 80, Ein'' feste Burg ist unser Gott
Handel, Hallelujah Chorus, from Messiah
Anonymous, "God Save the King"
Haydn, "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser"
Billings, "Chester"
Mozart, Sonata in F major, 1st movement
Haydn, String Quartet in C major ("Bird"), 1st movement
Haydn, Symphony No. 94 in G major, 1st movement
Mozart, "Là ci darem la mano," Don Giovanni
Mozart, "A cenar teco," Don Giovanni
Mozart, Concerto in C minor, 1st movement
Beethoven, Sonata No. C minor ("Pathétique"), 1st movement
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor, 1st–4th movements
Schubert, Erlkönig
Schubert, Gretchen am Spinnrade
Foster, "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair"
Foster, "De Camptown Races"
The Duhks, "Camptown Races"
Brahms, "Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen," from Ein deutsches Requiem
Adams/Mason, "Nearer, My God, to Thee"
Newton, "Amazing Grace"
Gilbert/Sullivan, "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General," The Pirates of Penzance
Bizet, "L''amour est un oiseau rebelle," Carmen
Verdi, "Dite alla giovine," La traviata
Wagner, Act 1 conclusion, Die Walküre
C. Schumann, Romance in G minor
R. Schumann, "Aufschwung," from Fantasiestücke
Chopin, Etude in C minor ("Revolutionary")
Chopin, Prelude No. 3 in G major
Chopin, Prelude No. 4 in E minor
Berlioz, "Songe d''une nuit de sabbat," Symphonie fantastique, 5th movement
Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major, 3rd movement
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, 3rd movement
Strauss, The Emperor Waltz, excerpt
Tchaikovsky, Waltz, from The Sleeping Beauty
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance in G minor
Schoenberg, "Nacht," Pierrot lunaire
Debussy, "Voiles," from Preludes
Debussy, "Minstrels," from Preludes
Stravinsky, "Introduction," "The Augurs of Spring," and "Mock Abduction," from The Rite of Spring
Sousa, "The Stars and Stripes Forever"
Joplin, "The Entertainer"
Ives, "Putnam''s Camp, Redding, Connecticut," from Three Places in New England
Hayes, "Lord, I Can''t Stay Away"
Smith, "Empty Bed Blues"
Armstrong, "Hotter Than That"
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Kern/Hammerstein, "Can''t Help Lovin'' Dat Man," Show Boat
Webern, Concerto for Nine Instruments, 2nd movement
Stravinsky, Symphony of Psalms, 1st movement
Chavez, Sinfonía India, excerpt
Copland, Appalachian Spring, 1st & 2nd sections
Bartók, Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta, 2nd movement
Prokofiev, "Peregrinus expectavi," from Alexander Nevsky
Cage, Sonata V from Sonatas and Interludes
Babbitt, Ensembles for Synthesizer, excerpt
Penderecki, Tren (Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima), excerpt
Parker/Gillespie, "Salt Peanuts"
Bernstein/Sondheim, "Cool," West Side Story
Machito, "Carambola"
Piazzolla, "Chiqué"
Berry, "Sweet Little 16"
Wilson, "Surfin'' U.S.A."
Dylan, "Subterranean Homesick Blues"
Tower, Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Zwilich, Concerto Grosso 1985, 1st movement
Williams, "Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner," Star Wars Episode IV
Tan, "Farewell," Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Reich, Music for 18 Musicians, Section IIIA
Pärt, Kyrie, from Berlin Mass