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The tradition of western music

Gerald Abraham

The tradition of western music

by Gerald Abraham

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGerald Abraham.
The Physical Object
Pagination130p.
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15058061M
ISBN 100520026152

A + page book exploring the traditional & folk music of Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Folk & Traditional Music of the Western Continents An exploration of the folk & traditional music of Europe, Africa & America. Original book of + pages by BRUNO NETTL University of Illinois those that do not have a tradition of sophisticated. Western music is a form of country and hillbilly music composed by and about the people who settled and worked throughout the Western United States and Western n music celebrates the lifestyle of the cowboy on the open ranges, Rocky Mountains, and prairies of Western North ly related musically to old English, Irish, Scottish, and folk Cultural origins: Western United States.

The definitive history of Western music, now with Total Access. Combining current scholarship with cutting-edge pedagogy, the Ninth Edition of A History of Western Music is the text that students and professors have trusted for generations. Because listening is central to music history, the new Total. Oral tradition, or oral lore, is a form of human communication wherein knowledge, art, ideas and cultural material is received, preserved and transmitted orally from one generation to another. The transmission is through speech or song and may include folktales, ballads, chants, prose or verses. In this way, it is possible for a society to transmit oral history, oral literature, oral law .

The music of the Bauls, Baul Sangeet, is a particular type of folk song. Its lyrics carry influences of the Hindu bhakti movements and the suphi, a form of Sufi song exemplified by the songs of Kabir. Their music represents a long heritage of preaching mysticism through songs in Bengal, as in the Shahebdhoni or Bolahadi y: Bangladesh. The Western Classical Tradition Popular music of the 20th and 21st Centuries World Music Baroque Orchestral Music The Suite Binary form Rondo form Ternary form Handel’s two minuets from: Music for the Royal Fireworks The Concerto Solo concerto Concerto grosso Concertino Ripieno Tutti Episodes Bach’s Brandenburg ConcertoFile Size: KB.


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The following is an outline of the history of Western classical music. Although "Western" and "classical" are inexact terms, they do name a reasonably coherent musical tradition that stretches from the Dark Ages to the present day. The Western Classical Tradition in linguistics extends from Ancient Greece to the 21st century and has spread from Europe to the other four inhabited continents.

It is a story of successive stages of language study, each building upon, or reacting against, the preceding period. ence on American popular music. Until the late 19th century Europe-an-American dance was modeled on styles imported from England and the European continent.

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Reflecting the growing interest in popular music from the developing world, this unique book is the first to examine all major non-Western urban music styles, from increasingly familiar genres like reggae and salsa, to the lesser-known regional styles of Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, non-Western Europe (Greece, Yugoslavia, Portugal), Asia, and the Near East.5/5(1).

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KEY FEATURES. About the Book. Instructor's Resources. An Introduction to the Book.The Tradition of the West The exaggeration would lie in the omission of the plastic arts and music, which have quite as important a part in Western civilization as the great productions included in this set.

This Western devotion to the liberal arts and liberal education must have been largely responsible for the emergence of democracy.The German composer and theorist Richard Wagner extended the opera tradition and revolutionized Western music.

His dramatic compositions are particularly known for the use of leitmotifs, brief musical motifs for a character, place, or event, which he skillfully transformed throughout a his major works are the operas The Flying Dutchman, Tannhäuser.