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The Resource How to listen to and understand great music, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)

How to listen to and understand great music, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)

Label
How to listen to and understand great music
Title
How to listen to and understand great music
Statement of responsibility
Robert Greenberg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides understanding of musical forms, techniques, and terms and of the reciprocal relationship of social context and musical creation, using digitally recorded music to illustrate points and examining the contributions of nearly every major western composer
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
  • instructional materials
Cataloging source
LPL
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Taught by Robert Greenberg, music historian-in-residence, San Francisco Performances
Series statement
The great courses
Label
How to listen to and understand great music, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Issued in 6 parts, each with 8 CDs and 1 course guidebook
  • Accompanying guidebooks include lecture outlines, time lines, biographical notes, glossaries, and bibliographical references
  • "Course no. 700."
Accompanying material
6 course guidebooks.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Renaissance mass ;
  • lecture 6.
  • Madrigal ;
  • lecture 7.
  • Introduction to the Baroque era ;
  • lecture 8.
  • Style features of Baroque-era music
  • Disc 1-8: pt. 1. lecture 1.
  • Music as a mirror ;
  • lecture 2.
  • Sources--the ancient world and the early church ;
  • lecture 3.
  • Middle Ages ;
  • lecture 4.
  • Introduction to the Renaissance ;
  • Baroque opera, pt. 2 ;
  • lecture 13.
  • Oratorio ;
  • lecture 14.
  • Lutheran Church cantata ;
  • lecture 15.
  • Passacaglia ;
  • lecture 16.
  • Ritornello form and the Baroque concerto
  • Disc 9-16: pt. 2.
  • lecture 9.
  • National styles--Italy and Germany ;
  • lecture 10.
  • Fugue ;
  • lecture 11.
  • Baroque opera, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 12,
  • Classical-era form--minuet and trio : Baroque antecedents ;
  • lecture 21.
  • Classical-era form--minuet and trio form ;
  • lecture 22.
  • Classical-era form--rondo form ;
  • lecture 23.
  • Sonata form, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 24.
  • Sonata form, pt. 2
  • Disc 17-24: pt. 3.
  • lecture 17.
  • Enlightenment and an introduction to the classical era ;
  • lecture 18.
  • Viennese classical style--homophony and cadence ;
  • lecture 19.
  • Classical-era form--theme and variations ;
  • lecture 20.
  • Disc 25-32: pt. 4
  • lecture 31.
  • Beethoven's Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 32.
  • Beethoven's symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67, pt. 2
  • Program symphony--Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, pt. 2 ;
  • lecture 37.
  • 19th-century Italian opera--bel canto opera ;
  • lecture 38.
  • 19th-century Italian opera--Giuseppe Verdi ;
  • lecture 39.
  • 19th-century opera--nationalism and experimentation ;
  • lecture 40.
  • 19th-century German opera--Richard Wagner
  • Disc 33-40: pt. 5.
  • lecture 33.
  • Introduction to romanticism ;
  • lecture 34.
  • Formal challenges and solutions in early romantic music ;
  • lecture 35.
  • Program symphony--Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 36.
  • Russian nationalism ;
  • lecture 45.
  • Introduction to early 20th-century modernism ;
  • lecture 46.
  • Early 20th-century modernism--Claude Debussy ;
  • lecture 47.
  • Early 20th-century modernism--Igor Stravinsky ;
  • lecture 48.
  • Early 20th-century modernism--Arnold Scheonberg
  • Disc 41-48: pt. 6.
  • lecture 41.
  • Concert overture, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 42.
  • Concert overture, pt. 2 ;
  • lecture 43.
  • Romantic-era musical nationalism ;
  • lecture 44.
Control code
u1168773
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
3rd ed., library ed.
Extent
48 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598032697
Kind of cutting
unknown
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)123349424
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
How to listen to and understand great music, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Issued in 6 parts, each with 8 CDs and 1 course guidebook
  • Accompanying guidebooks include lecture outlines, time lines, biographical notes, glossaries, and bibliographical references
  • "Course no. 700."
Accompanying material
6 course guidebooks.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Renaissance mass ;
  • lecture 6.
  • Madrigal ;
  • lecture 7.
  • Introduction to the Baroque era ;
  • lecture 8.
  • Style features of Baroque-era music
  • Disc 1-8: pt. 1. lecture 1.
  • Music as a mirror ;
  • lecture 2.
  • Sources--the ancient world and the early church ;
  • lecture 3.
  • Middle Ages ;
  • lecture 4.
  • Introduction to the Renaissance ;
  • Baroque opera, pt. 2 ;
  • lecture 13.
  • Oratorio ;
  • lecture 14.
  • Lutheran Church cantata ;
  • lecture 15.
  • Passacaglia ;
  • lecture 16.
  • Ritornello form and the Baroque concerto
  • Disc 9-16: pt. 2.
  • lecture 9.
  • National styles--Italy and Germany ;
  • lecture 10.
  • Fugue ;
  • lecture 11.
  • Baroque opera, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 12,
  • Classical-era form--minuet and trio : Baroque antecedents ;
  • lecture 21.
  • Classical-era form--minuet and trio form ;
  • lecture 22.
  • Classical-era form--rondo form ;
  • lecture 23.
  • Sonata form, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 24.
  • Sonata form, pt. 2
  • Disc 17-24: pt. 3.
  • lecture 17.
  • Enlightenment and an introduction to the classical era ;
  • lecture 18.
  • Viennese classical style--homophony and cadence ;
  • lecture 19.
  • Classical-era form--theme and variations ;
  • lecture 20.
  • Disc 25-32: pt. 4
  • lecture 31.
  • Beethoven's Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 32.
  • Beethoven's symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67, pt. 2
  • Program symphony--Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, pt. 2 ;
  • lecture 37.
  • 19th-century Italian opera--bel canto opera ;
  • lecture 38.
  • 19th-century Italian opera--Giuseppe Verdi ;
  • lecture 39.
  • 19th-century opera--nationalism and experimentation ;
  • lecture 40.
  • 19th-century German opera--Richard Wagner
  • Disc 33-40: pt. 5.
  • lecture 33.
  • Introduction to romanticism ;
  • lecture 34.
  • Formal challenges and solutions in early romantic music ;
  • lecture 35.
  • Program symphony--Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 36.
  • Russian nationalism ;
  • lecture 45.
  • Introduction to early 20th-century modernism ;
  • lecture 46.
  • Early 20th-century modernism--Claude Debussy ;
  • lecture 47.
  • Early 20th-century modernism--Igor Stravinsky ;
  • lecture 48.
  • Early 20th-century modernism--Arnold Scheonberg
  • Disc 41-48: pt. 6.
  • lecture 41.
  • Concert overture, pt. 1 ;
  • lecture 42.
  • Concert overture, pt. 2 ;
  • lecture 43.
  • Romantic-era musical nationalism ;
  • lecture 44.
Control code
u1168773
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
3rd ed., library ed.
Extent
48 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598032697
Kind of cutting
unknown
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)123349424
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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