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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $49.11
  • March 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-91212-8
  • 608 pages
  • Volume(s): 2 / Schubert to the Present
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide

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Textual notes by Roger Hickman.



    How to Follow the Highlighted Scores

    A Note on the Recordings

    Romantic Song

    1. Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Erlkönig (Elfking), D. 328

    2. Robert Schumann (1810-1856), Dichterliebe (A Poet's Love), No. 1: "Im wunderschönen Monat Mai" ("In the lovely month of May")

    3. Stephen Foster (1826-1864), Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, Parlor song

    Romantic Piano Music and Chamber Music

    4. Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849), Mazurka in B-flat minor, Op. 24, No. 4

    5. Franz Liszt (1811-1886), La campanella (The Little Bell), from Transcendental Etudes after Paganini, No. 3

    6. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847), September: At the River, from Das Jahr (The Year)

    7. Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1869), Le banjo (The Banjo), Fantasie grotesque

    8. Clara Schumann (1819-1896), Piano Trio in G minor, Third movement

    Romantic Program Music

    9. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869), Symphonie fantastique

    • Fourth movement, Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)
    • Fifth movement, Songe d'une nuit du sabbat (Dream of a Witches'Sabbath)

    10. Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884), Vltava (The Moldau), from Má vlast (My Country)

    11. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907), Peer Gynt Suite, No. 1, Op. 46

    • Morning Mood
    • In the Hall of the Mountain King

    Romantic Symphony and Concerto

    12. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Symphony No. 3 in F major, Third movement

    13. Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904), Symphony No. 9 in E minor (From the New World), First movement

    14. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, First movement

    Romantic Stage Works

    15. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), Rigoletto, Act III

    • Aria, "La donna è mobile" ("Woman is fickle")
    • Quartet, "Un dì, se ben rammentomi" ("One day, if I remember right")

    16. Richard Wagner (1813-1883), Die Walküre, Act III

    • Opening, The Ride of the Valkyries
    • Finale, closing section

    17. Georges Bizet, (1838-1875), Carmen, Act I

    • No. 4. Chorus, "La cloche a sonné" ("The bell has rung")
    • No. 5. Habanera, "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" ("Love is a rebellious bird")

    18. Verdi, Requiem, Libera me, excerpt

    19. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), The Nutcracker, Three Dances

    • March
    • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
    • Russian Dance (Trepak)

    20. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), Madama Butterfly, Act II, "Un bel dì" ("One fine day")

    Post-Romanticism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism

    21. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), Third movement, Von der Jugend (Of Youth)

    22. Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Prélude à "L'après-midi d'un faune" (Prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun")

    23. Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Don Quixote to Dulcinea)

    • No. 1. Chanson romanesque (Romanesque Song)
    • No. 3. Chanson à boire (Drinking Song)

    Early Twentieth-Century Modernists

    24. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), Part I

    • Introduction (closing)
    • Danses des adolescentes (Dance of the Youths and Maidens)
    • Jeu du rapt (Game of Abduction)

    25. Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951), Pierrot lunaire, Op. 21

    • No. 18. Der Mondfleck (The Moonfleck)
    • No. 21. O alter Duft aus Marchenzeit (O Scent of Fabled Yesteryear)

    26. Alban Berg (1885-1935), Wozzeck, Act III

    • Scene 4
    • Interlude
    • Scene 5

    27. Anton Webern (1883-1945), Symphony, Op. 21, Second movement

    European National Schools

    28. Béla Bartók (1881-1945), Concerto for Orchestra, Fourth movement, Interrupted Intermezzo

    29. Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953), Lieutenant Kijé Suite, No. 4, Troika

    30. Carl Orff (1895-1982), Carmina burana, O fortuna

    31. Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992), Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time), Second movement, Vocalise, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps (Vocalise, for the Angel who announces the End of Time)

    American Nationalism

    32. Charles Ives (1874-1954), Country Band March

    33. Ruth Crawford (1901-1953), Piano Prelude No. 6

    34. Aaron Copland (1900-1990), Appalachian Spring Suite

    • Scene 1
    • Scene 7

    35. Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940), Homenaje a Federico García Lorca (Homage to Federico Garcia Lorca), Third movement, Son

    Ragtime, Blues, and Jazz

    36. Scott Joplin (1868-1917), Maple Leaf Rag

    37. Billie Holiday (1915-1959), Billie's Blues

    38. Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) / Duke Ellington (1899-1974), Take the A Train

    39. Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993) / Charlie Parker (1920-1955), A Night in Tunisia

    Musical Theater

    40. George Gershwin (1898-1937), Summertime, from Porgy and Bess

    41. Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), West Side Story

    • Mambo
    • Tonight Quintet

    Post-World War II to the Present

    42. John Cage (1912-1992), Sonatas and Interludes, Sonata V

    43. Pierre Boulez (b. 1925), Notations IV, opening

    44. George Crumb (b. 1929), Madrigals, Book II, Caballito negro (Little Black Horse)

    45. György Ligeti (1923-2006), Désordre (Disorder), from Etudes pour Piano, Book I

    46. Bright Sheng (b. 1955), China Dreams, Prelude

    47. Tod Machover (b. 1952), Hyperstring Trilogy: Begin Again Again . . . excerpts

    48. Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962), blue cathedral, excerpt

    49. John Corigliano (b. 1938), Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan, Prelude

    50. Arvo Part (b. 1935), Cantate Domino canticum novum (O sing to the Lord a new song)

    51. John Adams (b. 1947), Doctor Atomic

    • Act I, Aria, "Batter my heart"
    • Act III, Chorus, "At the sight of this"

    Appendix A: Reading a Musical Score

    Appendix B: Instrument Names and Abbreviations

    Appendix C: Glossary of Musical Terms Used in the Scores

    Appendix D: Concordance Table for Recordings and Listening Guides

    Index of Forms and Genres