A history of music / by Theodore M. Finney ; illustrated.


New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1935] .

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Subjects Music
Music -- History and criticism.
Musik.
Description xi, 635 pages : frontispiece, illustrations (music), plates (including music), facsimiles (including music,) diagrams ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1935]
©1935
Notes "Readings" or "Readings and recordings" at end of each chapter except chapter 42.
Contents I. The ancient period : 1. Introduction -- 2. The music of the ancient Greeks -- 3. The transformation from Greek to Christian -- 4. The music of the early Christian church -- II. The medieval period : 5. The beginnings of polyphony: 850-1050 A. D. -- 6. Guido of Arezzo -- 7. The beginnings of secular music -- 8. New organum and the Franconian period of discant -- 9. Ars Nova -- III. The realization of the choral implications of the medieval period : 10. The fifteenth century and the rise of schools -- 11. The spread of the Netherlands tradition -- 12. The Netherlands, French, and Venetian -- 13. Hispano-Roman, German, and English schools -- IV. Instruments and instrumental music : 14. Medieval and renaissance instruments -- 15. Early instrumental music
V. The beginning of the modern period : 16. The renaissance comes to music -- 17. Monteverde and the transition to the modern period -- 18. The development of Italian opera -- 19. The beginnings of operaw in France, England, and Germany -- 20. Instrumental music of the seventeenth century -- VI. The eighteenth century : 21. Italy from 1700 to beyond 1750 -- 22. France from 1700-1750 -- 23. Handel and Bach: Germany and England, 1700-1750 -- 24. Musical form at the death of Bach: 1750 -- 25. New styles: 1740-1780 -- 26. Haydn and Mozart -- 27. Beethoven -- VII. The romantic period : 28. Early romantic opera -- 29. Schubert and the art song -- 30. Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Chopin -- 31. Program music: Berlioz and Liszt -- 32. The music of drama: Richard Wagner -- 33. Other aspects of romanticism: Brahms -- 34. Late romantic opera -- 35. Nineteenth-century nationalism -- 36. Russia -- 37. The diffusion of romanticism -- VIII. The twentieth century : 38. The advent of modernism: the first decade -- 39. The second decade -- 40. The third decade -- 41. American music -- The "music of the future".
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)546111
(OCoLC)ocm00546111
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Finney, Theodore M. 1902-1978.
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