How to listen to and understand great music
|Format:||Book on CD 2006|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 13 of 13 copies|
This course can permanently enrich your life in a way that few other experience can rival; With Professor Robert Greenberg as your teacher, you will suddenly be able to hear and understand an entire language of unmatched beauty, genius, and power. We make strong claims for this course. When you are finished, so will you.
ContentsPart 1. lecture 1. Music as a mirror ; lecture 2. Sources
the ancient world and the early church ; lecture 3. Middle Ages ; lecture 4. Introduction to the Renaissance ; lecture 5. Renaissance mass ; lecture 6. Madrigal ; lecture 7. Introduction to the Baroque era ; lecture 8. Style features of Baroque-era music. Pt. 2. lecture 9. National styles
Italy and Germany ; lecture 10. Fugue ; lecture 11. Baroque opera, part 1 ; lecture 12, Baroque opera, part 2 ; lecture 13. Oratorio ; lecture 14. Lutheran Church cantata ; lecture 15. Passacaglia ; lecture 16. Ritornello form and the Baroque concerto. Pt. 3. lecture 17. Enlightenment and an introduction to the classical era ; lecture 18. Viennese classical style
homophony and cadence ; lecture 19. Classical-era form
theme and variations ; lecture 20. Classical-era form
minuet and trio : Baroque antecedents ; lecture 21. Classical-era form
minuet and trio form ; lecture 22. Classical-era form
rondo form ; lecture 23. Sonata form, part 1 ; lecture 24. Sonata form, part 2. Pt. 4. lecture 25. Classical-era form
Sonata form, part 3 ; lecture 26. Symphony
music for every person ; lecture 27. Solo concerto ; lecture 28. Classical-era opera
the rise of opera buffa ; lecture 29. Classical-era opera, part 2
Mozart and the operatic ensemble ; 30. French Revolution and an introduction to Beethoven ; lecture 31. Beethoven's Symphony numbers 5 in C minor, opus 67, part 1 ; lecture 32. Beethoven's symphony numbers 5 in C minor, opus 67, part 2. Pt. 5. lecture 33. Introduction to romanticism ; lecture 34. Formal challenges and solutions in early romantic music ; lecture 35. Program symphony
Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, part 1 ; lecture 36. Program symphony
Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, part 2 ; lecture 37. 19th-century Italian opera
bel canto opera ; lecture 38. 19th-century Italian opera
Giuseppe Verdi ; lecture 39. 19th-century opera
nationalism and experimentation ; lecture 40. 19th-century German opera
Richard Wagner. Pt. 6. lecture 41. Concert overture, part 1 ; lecture 42. Concert overture, part 2 ; lecture 43. Romantic-era musical nationalism ; lecture 44. Russian nationalism ; lecture 45. Introduction to early 20th-century modernism ; lecture 46. Early 20th-century modernism
Claude Debussy ; lecture 47. Early 20th-century modernism
Igor Stravinsky ; lecture 48. Early 20th-century modernism
|Series||Great courses (Compact disc)|
-- To 500
-- History and criticism.
Music -- 500-1400 -- History and criticism.
Music -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
|Publisher|| Chantilly, VA :2006
Taught by Robert Greenberg, music historian-in-residence, San Francisco Performances.
Issued in 6 parts.
Accompanying guidebooks include lecture outlines, time lines, biographical notes, glossaries, and bibliographical references.
"Course no. 700."
48 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook.