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The Resource Classical music : an introduction, Michael Swift

Classical music : an introduction, Michael Swift

Label
Classical music : an introduction
Title
Classical music
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Michael Swift
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Designed to help those hitherto reluctant to explore the great music bequeathed to us over the past millennium by providing a basic history of the orchestra and its instruments, the great composers and their greatest works."--Back cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swift, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML200
LC item number
.S85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music appreciation
  • Composers
  • Musical instruments
  • Composers
  • Music appreciation
  • Music
  • Musical instruments
Label
Classical music : an introduction, Michael Swift
Instantiates
Publication
Note
BOOK CONTAINS 1 DISC
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (76 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Book. Introduction -- Timeline -- 1. Early and renaissance music -- Tallis -- Other early and renaissance composers -- 2. Baroque music -- Corelli -- Purcell --Vivaldi -- Handel -- Bach -- Other baroque composers -- 3. The classical period -- Haydn -- Mozart -- Beethoven -- Other classical composers -- 4. The romantic era -- Mendelssohn -- Brahms -- Tchaikovsky -- Wagner -- Mahler -- Puccini --Rachmaninov -- Verdi -- Other Romantic composers -- 5. Modern music -- Elgar -- Britten -- Pärt -- Other modern composers -- 6. The Orchestra -- The key instruments -- Cello -- Clarinet -- Drums -- Flute -- French horn -- Keyboards -- Oboe -- Trumpet -- Tuba -- Violin -- 7. Great symphony orchestras -- Berlin Philharmonic -- Boston Symphony Orchestra -- London Symphony Orchestra -- Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra -- Vienna Philharmonic -- 8. Major conductors -- Sir Thomas Beecham -- Bernard Haitink -- Herbert Von Karajan -- Sir Simon Rattle -- Arturo Toscanini -- The music on the CD
  • Canon in D
  • Pachelbel
  • 4.
  • Dido and Aeneas Dido's Lamen "When I am laid in earth"
  • Purcell
  • 5.
  • Chorale movement No. 10 Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring) from Herz und Mund Tat und Leben (Heart and mouth and deed and life)
  • Bach
  • 6.
  • Four Seasons Opus 8 No. 4 in F Minor L'inverno (Winter) 2nd Movement (Largo)
  • Compact disc:
  • Vivaldi
  • 7.
  • Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)
  • Handel
  • 8.
  • Overture to Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
  • Mozart
  • 9.
  • Symphony No. 5 in C Minor Opus 67 1st Movement (allegro con brio)
  • Beethoven
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Violin Concerto in E Minor Opus 64 3rd Movement (allegro motto vivace)
  • Mendelssohn
  • 11.
  • Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Opus 45 4th Movement
  • Brahms
  • 12.
  • Walküre (The Valkyrie) : Act III Ritt der Walküren (Ride of the Valkyries)
  • Wagner
  • 13.
  • Benedicamus Domino, Alleluia from Paschale Mysterium
  • Swan Lake Opus 20 finale
  • Tchaikovksy
  • 14.
  • Variations on an Original Theme ("Enigma") Opus 36 IX Nimrod
  • Elgar
  • 15.
  • Planets No. 4 Jupiter : The Bringer of Jollity
  • Holst
  • Anon
  • 2.
  • Spem in Alium
  • Tallis
  • 3.
Control code
651915151
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780785827306
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)651915151
Label
Classical music : an introduction, Michael Swift
Publication
Note
BOOK CONTAINS 1 DISC
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (76 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Book. Introduction -- Timeline -- 1. Early and renaissance music -- Tallis -- Other early and renaissance composers -- 2. Baroque music -- Corelli -- Purcell --Vivaldi -- Handel -- Bach -- Other baroque composers -- 3. The classical period -- Haydn -- Mozart -- Beethoven -- Other classical composers -- 4. The romantic era -- Mendelssohn -- Brahms -- Tchaikovsky -- Wagner -- Mahler -- Puccini --Rachmaninov -- Verdi -- Other Romantic composers -- 5. Modern music -- Elgar -- Britten -- Pärt -- Other modern composers -- 6. The Orchestra -- The key instruments -- Cello -- Clarinet -- Drums -- Flute -- French horn -- Keyboards -- Oboe -- Trumpet -- Tuba -- Violin -- 7. Great symphony orchestras -- Berlin Philharmonic -- Boston Symphony Orchestra -- London Symphony Orchestra -- Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra -- Vienna Philharmonic -- 8. Major conductors -- Sir Thomas Beecham -- Bernard Haitink -- Herbert Von Karajan -- Sir Simon Rattle -- Arturo Toscanini -- The music on the CD
  • Canon in D
  • Pachelbel
  • 4.
  • Dido and Aeneas Dido's Lamen "When I am laid in earth"
  • Purcell
  • 5.
  • Chorale movement No. 10 Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring) from Herz und Mund Tat und Leben (Heart and mouth and deed and life)
  • Bach
  • 6.
  • Four Seasons Opus 8 No. 4 in F Minor L'inverno (Winter) 2nd Movement (Largo)
  • Compact disc:
  • Vivaldi
  • 7.
  • Hallelujah Chorus (from Messiah)
  • Handel
  • 8.
  • Overture to Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
  • Mozart
  • 9.
  • Symphony No. 5 in C Minor Opus 67 1st Movement (allegro con brio)
  • Beethoven
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Violin Concerto in E Minor Opus 64 3rd Movement (allegro motto vivace)
  • Mendelssohn
  • 11.
  • Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) Opus 45 4th Movement
  • Brahms
  • 12.
  • Walküre (The Valkyrie) : Act III Ritt der Walküren (Ride of the Valkyries)
  • Wagner
  • 13.
  • Benedicamus Domino, Alleluia from Paschale Mysterium
  • Swan Lake Opus 20 finale
  • Tchaikovksy
  • 14.
  • Variations on an Original Theme ("Enigma") Opus 36 IX Nimrod
  • Elgar
  • 15.
  • Planets No. 4 Jupiter : The Bringer of Jollity
  • Holst
  • Anon
  • 2.
  • Spem in Alium
  • Tallis
  • 3.
Control code
651915151
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780785827306
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)651915151

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