Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2003
Series: Modern scholar
7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.) ISBN/ISSN:
1402558791, 1402558805 (text), Language:
At head of container title: Recorded Books presents
Lectures delivered by Professor Richard Freedman, Haverford College
Rather than a chronological survey of musical history, this course focuses on the development of listening skills. Examines the fundamentals of sound, line, time and texture, as well as, formal schemes such as theme and variation, rondo, sonata, and fugue
Lecture 1. Preliminary thoughts and encouragements -- Lecture 2. On musical timbre -- Lecture 3. Listening to texture -- Lecture 4. Listening to melody -- Lecture 5. Listening to rhythm and meter -- Lecture 6. Listening to harmony -- Lecture 7. Kinds of music -- Lecture 8. Concerning musical representation -- Lecture 9. Listening to musical history -- Lecture 10. Listening to musical forms: sectional -- Lecture 11. Listening to musical forms: continuous -- Lecture 12. Hearing minuets, and other dance forms -- Lecture 13. Sonatas and cycles -- Lecture 14. Fantasy and fugue
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