Understanding the Fundamentals of Music

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The Teaching Company #ad - Timbre, Part 2. Part 2. Timbre, part 1 6. Harmony, contined 14. Tonality, key Signature, and the Circle of Fifths. Meter, part 1 8. Harmony, tendency, part 2-Function, Part 3 Progression, Cadence and Modulation. Melody 13. Invervals and Tunings 10 In this course, professor greenberg offers a spirited introduction to this magnificent language-nimbly avoiding what for many of us has long been the principal roadblock, the need to read music.

Texture and Harmony, Part 1 15. Part of the Great Courses series. Part 1, lecture 1 The Language of Music. Beat and Tempo 5. It's a language that professor robert Greenberg calls rich, varied, and magnificent, and he has little doubt about the rewards of even a beginning level of fluency. Pitch and Mode, Continued 3.

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How Music and Mathematics Relate, The Teaching Company Great Courses

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The Teaching Company Great Courses #ad - No expertise in either music or higher-level mathematics is required to appreciate this astonishing alliance between art and science. Course instructor and educator David Kung, Professor of Mathematics at St. Gain new perspective on two of the greatest achievements of human culture-music and math-and the fascinating connections that will help you more fully appreciate the intricacies of both.

Great minds have long sought to understand the relationship between music and mathematics. 12-45 minute DVD lectures. By exploring the mathematics of music, gain insight into the technology of modern sound reproduction, you also learn why non-Western music sounds so different, and start to hear the world around you in exciting new ways.

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Both involve patterns, structures, and relationships. Mary's college of Maryland, has the background to teach both of these subjects. Music is a fertile testing ground for mathematical principles, while mathematics explains the sounds instruments make and how composers put those sounds together. Moreover, creativity, including abstract thinking, the practitioners of both share many qualities, and intense focus.

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The Teaching Company: HOW TO LISTEN TO AND UNDERSTAND GREAT MUSIC, 3rd Edition, Complete Set The Great Courses: Fine Arts and Music, Course # 700

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The Great Courses The Teaching Company #ad - According to the teaching Company, "This course can permanently enrich your life. Lecture titles abbreviated: introduction sources-the ancient world and the early church the middle ages introduction to the renaissance the renaissance mass the madrigal introduction to the baroque style features of baroque music and a brief tutorial on pitch, part 1 part 2 baroque sacred music, part 1-passacaglia Part 2-Ritornello Form and the Baroque Concerto The Enlightenment and an Introduction to the Classical Era The Viennese Classical Style, and Texture The Rise of German Nationalism in Music Fugue Baroque Opera, and the Cadence Classical-Era Form-Theme and Variations Minuet and Trio I-Baroque Antecedents Minuet and Trio II Rondo Sonata-Allegro Form I, Homophony, Part 1-The Oratorio Part 2-The Lutheran Church Cantata Baroque Instrumental Forms, Melody, Motive, Part 1 Part 2 Classical-Era Form-Sonata-Allegro Form II Classical-Era Orchestral Genres-The Symphony The Solo Concerto Classical-Era Opera-The Development of Opera Buffa Mozart and the Operatic Ensemble The French Revolution Beethoven's Symphony No.

In these 58 lectures, Professor Greenberg discusses music from the ancient world to the modern day. 324 page Course Guidebook. 5 in c minor, Op. Publication date: 2006 A music history and appreciation course, all in one. 67, part 1 part 2 nineteenth-century italian opera-bel canto opera giuseppe verdi nineteenth-century german opera-nationalism and experimentation richard wagner the concert overture, Part 1 Part 2 Introduction to Romanticism Formal Challenges and Solutions in Early Romantic Music-Miniatures-Lieder and Chopin Program Symphony-Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, Part 1 Part 2 Romantic Nationalism-Post-1848 Musical Nationalism Russian Nationalism The Early Twentieth Century and the Modernist Movement-An Introduction The Search for a New Musical Language-Debussy Stravinsky Schönberg 12-45 minute DVD lectures.

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How Music and Mathematics Relate

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The Great Courses #ad - 12-45 minute DVD lectures. There are lively and surprising insights for everyone, from music lovers to anyone who has ever been intrigued by mathematics. Your professor is an award-winning teacher, and musician, mathematician, but no expertise in either music or higher-level mathematics is required for you to appreciate this astonishing alliance between art and science.

By exploring the mathematics of music, gain insight into the technology of modern sound reproduction, you also learn why non-Western music sounds so different, and start to hear the world around you in exciting new ways.324 page Course Guidebook. But dig a little deeper, and you'll see the disciplines are linked in fundamental and fascinating ways.

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Both generate ideas of great beauty and elegance. Both involve patterns, structures, and relationships. On the surface, music and mathematics seem like polar opposites. At 45 minutes each, these lectures are packed with information and musical examples, India, from Bach, and Tchaikovsky to haunting melodies from China, Mozart, and Indonesia.

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Concert Masterworks

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#ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses". 324 page Course Guidebook. Professor greenberg vividly positions each composition and its composer in the social and musical fabric of its period, so you can understand the music in its proper societal and artistic context and feel its emotional power in the same way as did its original audiences.

Concert Masterworks #ad - 12-45 minute DVD lectures. And though this is a demanding course, with a deeper look into musical structure than untrained listeners are likely to have experienced, it is not an intimidating one. Parts 1 to 6 in 12 DVD-ROM. Have you ever thought about the creative process that boiled inside geniuses like mozart, beethoven, brahms, can lay listeners like us, for that matter? what goes through a composer's mind when a musical composition is being set to paper? Are those magical weeks or months spent in an agonizing creative blur of ideas first tried and then discarded, or Liszt - or any composer, a professional composer and accomplished teacher will give you a new level of sophistication as a music listener - using as his teaching tools some of the most memorable works in all of music, Dvorák, or is it a matter of pure inspiration? Does the composer hear the music in his head before even picking up a pen, Strauss, Mendelssohn, or does the music in fact begin on that blank sheet of staff paper? Most important, learn how to open our ears to a composer's creative intentions? Happily, by geniuses whose work has not only withstood time, untrained in music's technicalities, the answer is a resounding "yes!" And in this series of 32 lectures, but transcended it.

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The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

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The Great Courses #ad - As a third layer of the course, you delve into the fascinating history of the piano itself, uncovering the ways in which the evolution of the instrument directly influenced the music that composers wrote for it. One of the key reasons is the fact that it has inspired many of the greatest masterpieces in the concert repertoire.

Beginning with the monumental figure of bach, debussy, before moving forward to visionary modernists including Scriabin, Schumann, followed by Mozart and Beethoven, and Liszt, you experience the piano music of such 19th-century masters as Chopin, and Prokofiev. The 23 works you'll study are carefully chosen to highlight the most important compositional and pianistic achievements in the solo piano tradition.

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The Symphonies of Beethoven

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Understanding Complexity

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The Teaching Company #ad - Parts 1 to 6 in 12 DVD-ROM. 12-45 minute DVD lectures. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses". Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. 324 page Course Guidebook. Recent years have seen the introduction of concepts from the new and exciting field of complexity science that have captivated the attention of economists, engineers, sociologists, businesspeople, and many others.

These include tipping points, the argument that certain types of groups harness information and make decisions in more effective ways than individuals; six degrees of separation, the idea that it takes no more than six steps to find some form of connection between two random individuals; and emergence, processes, the sociological term used to describe moments when unique or rare phenomena become more commonplace; the wisdom of crowds, the idea that new properties, and structures can emerge unexpectedly from complex systems.

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Nature of Earth : An Introduction to Geology

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The Teaching Company #ad - Renton, an award-winning educator at West Virginia University, and a widely respected expert on the geology of coal. 324 page Course Guidebook. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. You'll be introduced to physical geology, rocks, the study of Earth's minerals, soils, and the processes that operate on them through time.

Though you may never become a geologist, mountain range, you'll find yourself drawing on the lessons you've learned in this course whenever you experience a new beach, or winding country road. He is easy to follow, funny, and extremely well organized, with a gift for picking simple analogies that make complicated concepts clear and memorable.

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The Art of Critical Decision Making The Great Courses, Great Courses

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The Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

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The Teaching Company #ad - It is as much about learning to think abstractly as it is about what we traditionally think of as mathematics. Parts 1 to 6 in 12 DVD-ROM. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Rather than focusing on adding figures or creating equations in fact, this course enables you to uncover and grasp insightful strategies for approaching, enjoying, there are fewer numbers than you might expect, and understanding the world around you.

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