Alfred's Great Music & Musicians, Book 1
An Overview of Music History
By Nancy Bachus and Tom Gerou
Item: 00-39060
UPC: 038081434094
ISBN 10: 0739087606
ISBN 13: 9780739087602
PRICE: $12.99
Series: Premier Piano Course
Category: Piano - Alfred's Premier Piano Course
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Piano
Great Music & Musicians provides a foundation for understanding the major cultural periods---from the Greco-Roman Era to the present. It guides students through musical styles and the development of music through the ages. The book and CD includes art and listening examples that offer an opportunity for discussions. Although not correlated page-by-page, book 1 is appropriate for piano students in Premier Piano Course, levels 1A and 1B. It also may be used by students in other piano methods or as a focal point for group lessons. Each unit includes an overview and historical background, a closer look at important musical developments, art to provide further insight into life during the time, a short summary, listening suggestions, and a written review.
A Note to Teachers
A Note to Students
Unit 1: The Greco-Roman Era
Unit 2: The Middle Ages
Unit 3: The Renaissance
Unit 4: The Baroque Period
Unit 5: The Classical Period
Unit 6: The Romantic Period
Unit 7: The Turn of the 20th Century
Unit 8: 1945 to the Present
Answer Key