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Anthology for Musical Analysis
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0030553180, Spiral-bound)Suitable for classes in music theory, analysis or music literature, or as a supplementary to harmony courses, this chronologically arranged anthology contains the scores of more than 200 complete musical compositions. Covering the time periods from the Middle Ages to the present, the Fifth Edition is adaptable to all types of curriculum. Features: * Groups composition in five sections - Medieval and Renaissance Music, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern compositions. * Contains two extensive indexes that locate within the music many examples of standard technical phenomena, such as chords, forms, modulations and serial techniques. * Represents many different forms and genres, including sonata form, rondo, small binary and ternary forms, variations and fugue. * Includes both elementary and advanced examples within each group of examples devoted to a single form. * Presents a number of media, including Gregorian chants, polyphonic vocal works, movements for chamber works, and orchestral movements. * Focuses on selections for the keyboard but also features 15 different non-keyboard instruments. * Provides 37 20th-century works by 22 composers. * Offers prefaces to each of the five main sections, and introductions precede each piece, providing historical background and references for the work. New to this edition: * Introduces 16 composers to this edition. * Includes nine new genres. * Devotes a separate section to jazz. * Illustrates improvisation with examples from the mid-17th through the 20th centuries. * Provides a graded list of excerpts for practicing score reading at the keyboard.
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