How Music Developed A Critical and Explanatory Account of the Growth of Modern Music
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How Music Developed A Critical and Explanatory Account of the Growth of Modern Music

By W. J. (William James) Henderson
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Table of Contents
  • How Music Developed A Critical and Explanatory Account of the Growth of Modern Music
  • Table of Contents
  • How Music Developed Chapter I
    • The Beginning of Modern Music
  • Chapter II
    • Harmony, Notation, and Measure
  • Chapter III
    • The Birth of Counterpoint
  • Chapter IV
    • The Golden Age of Church Counterpoint
  • Chapter V
    • Progress of Popular Music
  • Chapter VI
    • The Simplification of Music
  • Chapter VII
    • The Evolution of the Piano
  • Chapter VIII
    • The Evolution of Piano Playing
  • Chapter IX
    • Climax of the Polyphonic Piano Style
  • Chapter X
    • Monophonic Style and the Sonata
  • Chapter XI
    • Evolution of the Orchestra
  • Chapter XII
    • The Classic Orchestral Composers
  • Chapter XIII
    • The Romantic Orchestral Composers
  • Chapter XIV
    • The Development of Chamber Music
  • Chapter XV
    • The Birth of Oratorio
  • Chapter XVI
    • Work of Handel and Bach
  • Chapter XVII
    • Haydn and Mendelssohn
  • Chapter XVIII
    • The Birth of Opera
  • Chapter XIX
    • Italian Opera to Handel's Time
  • Chapter XX
    • Italian Opera to Verdi
  • Chapter XXI
    • Beginnings of French Opera
  • Chapter XXII
    • The Reforms of Gluck
  • Chapter XXIII
    • Meyerbeer and his Influence
  • Chapter XXIV
    • German Opera to Mozart
  • Chapter XXV
    • Weber and Beethoven
  • Chapter XXVI
    • Wagner and the Music Drama
  • Chapter XXVII
    • The Lessons of Musical History
  • Index
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