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Author Sadie, Stanley.
Title Brief guide to music
Stanley Sadie's brief guide to music / edited by Stanley Sadie with Alison Latham.
Imprint Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice-Hall, 1993.
Edition Third edition.

Author Sadie, Stanley.
Subject Music appreciation.
Alt Name Latham, Alison.
Alternate Title Brief guide to music.
Description 448 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Edition Third edition.
Note Shorter ed. of: Stanley Sadie's music guide. 1986.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-432) and index.
ISBN 0130868515 (without cassette)
OCLC # 27752520
Table of Contents
Pt. IThe Elements 
 4Harmony and Texture27
 Listening Guide 1 Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra38
Pt. IIThe Making of Music 
 2Wind Instruments48
 3Percussion and Electronic Instruments58
 4Orchestras, Bands, and Ensembles60
Pt. IIIMusic before 1600 
 1The Middle Ages67
 2Church Music68
 3Secular Song72
 4Polyphony and the Motet74
 5Machaut and Landini76
 6The Renaissance80
 7The Genres of Renaissance Music85
 8Dufay and Josquin89
 9Lassus, Palestrina, and Gabrieli95
 10English Music104
 Listening Guide 2 Gregorian Chant: Ave Maria71
 Listening Guide 3 Guiot de Dijon: Chanterai por mon corage73
 Listening Guide 4 Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame, Kyrie I77
 Listening Guide 5 Landini: Ecco la primavera79
 Listening Guide 6 Dufay: Mass "Se la face ay pale", Sanctus (part)90
 Listening Guide 7 Josquin Desprez: Nymphes des bois92
 Listening Guide 8 Lassus: Alma redemptoris mater96
 Listening Guide 9 Palestrina: Missa brevis, Kyrie97
 Listening Guide 10 G. Gabrieli: Canzon XIII (1597)103
 Listening Guide 11 Byrd: Ave verum corpus105
 Listening Guide 12 Weelkes: As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending108
Pt. IVThe Baroque Era 
 1Music of a New Age109
 2The Genres of Baroque Music113
 4Women Composers: Barbara Strozzi125
 Listening Guide 13 Monteverdi: Orfeo, excerpt122
 Listening Guide 14 Strozzi: Tradimento, tradimento126
 Listening Guide 15 Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, excerpt128
 Listening Guide 16 Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in A minor, op. 3 no. 6, 1st movement130
 Listening Guide 17 Handel: Acis and Galatea, excerpt136
 Listening Guide 18 Handel: Organ Concerto in B[flat], op. 4 no. 2138
 Listening Guide 19 Handel: Messiah, Hallelujah Chorus140
 Listening Guide 20 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 4 in G146
 Listening Guide 21 Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, from 48 Preludes and Fugues154
 Listening Guide 22 Bach: Cantata no. 140: Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme159
Pt. VThe Classical Era 
 1Music of the Enlightenment162
 2The Genres of Classical Music168
 Listening Guide 23 Haydn: String Quartet in D, op. 76 no. 5, excerpt178
 Listening Guide 24 Haydn: Symphony no. 104 in D, 1st movement180
 Listening Guide 25 Mozart: Piano Concerto in G, 1st movement190
 Listening Guide 26 Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, excerpt192
 Listening Guide 27 Mozart: Symphony no. 40 in G minor198
 Listening Guide 28 Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67206
 Listening Guide 29 Beethoven: Piano Sonata, op. 2 no. 1, 1st movement214
Pt. VIThe Romantic Era 
 1Music in a Changing Society217
 2The Genres of Romantic Music223
 9Women Composers246
 Listening Guide 30 Schubert: Heidenroslein232
 Listening Guide 31 Schubert: Symphony no. 8 in B minor, 1st movement234
 Listening Guide 32 Berlioz: Fantastic Symphony, 1st movement240
 Listening Guide 33 Mendelssohn: Overture, A Midsummer Night's Dream244
 Listening Guide 34 Chopin: Mazurka in G minor, op. 67 no. 2249
 Listening Guide 35 Chopin: Nocturne in E, op. 9 no.2251
 Listening Guide 36 Schumann: Dichterliebe, op. 48, excerpt254
 Listening Guide 37 Schumann: Carnaval, op. 9, excerpt256
 Listening Guide 38 Liszt: Petrarch Sonnet no. 104263
 Listening Guide 39 Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano Sonata in G minor264
 Listening Guide 40 Clara Schumann: Piano Trio in G minor266
 Listening Guide 41 Verdi: La traviata, excerpt272
 Listening Guide 42 Wagner: Das Rheingold, excerpt280
 Listening Guide 43 Brahms: Symphony no. 1 in C minor, op. 68, 1st movement292
Pt. VIIThe Turn of the Century 
 1Nationalism and Decadence296
 Listening Guide 44 Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 4 in F minor, 1st movement304
 Listening Guide 45 Dvorak: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, 1st movement308
 Listening Guide 46 Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde, 5th movement314
 Listening Guide 47 Strauss: Till Eutenspiegels lustige Streiche322
 Listening Guide 48 Debussy: Prelude a 'L'apres-midi d'un faune326
 Listening Guide 49 Puccini: Tosca, excerpt330
 Listening Guide 50 Beach: Violin Sonata in A minor, op. 34, 2nd movement333
Pt. VIIIThe Modern Age 
 1New Languages of Music334
 2The Second Viennese School342
 5Soviet Russia362
 7Post-war Europe382
 Listening Guide 51 Schoenberg: Pierrot lunaire, op. 21, excerpt346
 Listening Guide 52 Webern: Six Bagatelles, op. 9, no. 4348
 Listening Guide 53 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring352
 Listening Guide 54 Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra, 1st movement360
 Listening Guide 55 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, op. 64364
 Listening Guide 56 Shostakovich: Symphony no. 5, 1st movement368
 Listening Guide 57 Ives: Three Places in New England, no. 2373
 Listening Guide 58 Crumb: Madrigals379
 Listening Guide 59 Reich: Drumming381
 Listening Guide 60 Messiaen: Couleurs de la cite celeste384
 Listening Guide 61 Berio: Sequenza III387
Pt. IXPopular Music Traditions 
 2The Musical Theater / Alyn Shipton391
 3Jazz and Blues / Alyn Shipton398
 4Rock and Pop Music / Andrew Clements411
 Listening Guide 62 Charlie Parker: Bloomdido406
 Listening Guide 63 James Brown: Papa's Got a Brand New Bag410
 Listening Guide 64 David Bowie: Space Oddity421
 Further Listening427
 Further Reading429
 Glossary of Musical Terms433

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