A History of Western Music Ninth Edition

Author: J. Peter Burkholder
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393918297
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Music

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 Access program provides a full suite of media resources—including an ebook and premium streaming recordings of the entire Norton Anthology of Western Music repertoire—with every new text. Combining thoughtful revisions—particularly to chapters on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries—with exceptional media resources, A History of Western Music provides all the resources that students need in a text that will last a lifetime.

Music in the Western World

Author: Piero Weiss
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111793449
Release Date: 2007-05-07
Genre: Education

This classic anthology assembles over 200 source readings, bringing to life the history of music through letters, reviews, biographical sketches, memoirs, and other documents. Writings by composers, critics, and educators touch on virtually every aspect of Western music from ancient Greece to the present day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Institutioni Harmoniche

Author: Gioseffo Zarlino
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393008339
Release Date: 1976
Genre: Music

Zarlino's Le Istitutioni harmoniche, published in 1558, is one of the most influential music treatises of all time. To his contemporaries it revealed the secrets of composition he had learned from Adrian Willaert, who brought to Italy the polyphonic art of the Netherlands. To the modern scholar Zarlino's treatise illumines the compositional technique of the golden age of vocal polyphony. The essence of this art is contained in Part III, "The Art of Counterpoint," which is here translated into English for the first time.

The Norton Anthology of World Literature

Author: Martin Puchner
ISBN: 0393919625
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Genre: Fiction

Read by millions of students since its first publication, The Norton Anthology of World Literature remains the most-trusted anthology of world literature available. Guided by the advice of more than 500 teachers of world literature and a panel of regional specialists, the editors of the Shorter Third Edition—a completely new team of scholar-teachers—have made this respected text brand-new in all the best ways. Dozens of new selections and translations, all-new introductions and headnotes, hundreds of new illustrations, redesigned maps and timelines, and a wealth of media resources all add up to the most exciting, accessible, and teachable version of “the Norton” ever published.

The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction

Author: Bausch, Richard
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393937763
Release Date: 2015-02-18
Genre: Fiction

The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, shorter edition features 73 works—many of them new to this edition—by 69 authors, offering a broad collection of short stories with the most thoughtful annotations and apparatus on the market. With a new "Authors in Depth" feature, an extensive Reviews and Commentaries section, and expanded coverage of Writers on Writing, the shorter eighth edition provides a wealth of criticism of key works and authors, as well as the opportunity to look deeper into the craft of fiction.

The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Author: Baym, Nina
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393913422
Release Date: 2011-12-31
Genre: Literary Collections

The Eighth Edition features a diverse and balanced variety of works and thorough but judicious editorial apparatus throughout. The new edition also includes more complete works, much-requested new authors, 170 in-text images, new and re-thought contextual clusters, and other tools that help instructors teach the course they want to teach.

The Norton Anthology of Drama

Author: J. Ellen Gainor
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 0393921514
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Drama

Provides a brief history of theater, with a selection of plays from antiquity to the present day.

Anthology for Musical Analysis The Common Practice Period

Author: Charles Burkhart
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285778389
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Music

A landmark collection of 141 complete musical compositions and movements from the common-practice period, ANTHOLOGY FOR MUSICAL ANALYSIS: THE COMMON-PRACTICE PERIOD offers learners of music theory a wealth of illustrations of chords, voice-leading techniques, and forms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: Joseph Kerman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312593476
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Music

Consistently praised as the best book of its kind, Listen uses readable, enjoyable prose and the highest quality recordings to introduce students to the art of focused listening. Captivating discussions and concise "Listening Charts" guide students through important musical works and cultivate listening skills. With informative images, useful historical and cultural background, and interesting biographical information, the text continues to offer students the best preparation to appreciate the styles and traditions of Western music. The seventh edition of Listen is more accessible than ever before with new, more teachable listening examples and a more focused and streamlined introduction to music fundamentals. An expanded range of formats for the text and recordings—including a new, affordable streaming music option and a new, all-inclusive e-book—gives you more flexible choices and more ways to listen.