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Sinopsis: A great way to gain an in-depth understanding of Western music history, ANTHOLOGY FOR MUSIC IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Media Update, Volumes I and II, include an introduction to and a score for 224 pieces of music representing all the major European styles, genres, and composers. The anthologies are an excellent companion to Wright and Simms's MUSIC IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION.
Biografía del autor:
Timothy J. Roden (Bachelor of Music, Houghton College, 1980; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1992) teaches music history, world music, survey of music literature, and music appreciation at Ohio Wesleyan University. He received grants from Northwestern University and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst that allowed him to complete research in Berlin, Germany, on German orchestral lieder. He has contributed an article on Schumann's lieder to the NATS Journal, is preparing an edition of orchestral lieder for a scholarly press, and has prepared ancillaries to accompany Wright's LISTENING TO MUSIC (Thomson-Schirmer).
Craig M. Wright received his Bachelor of Music degree at the Eastman School of Music in 1966 and his Ph.D. in musicology from Harvard University in 1972. He began his teaching career at the University of Kentucky and for the past 40 years has been teaching at Yale University, where he is currently the Henry L. and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Music. At Yale, Wright's courses include his perennially popular introductory course "Listening to Music," also part of the offerings of Open Yale Courses, and his selective seminar "Exploring the Nature of Genius." He is the author of numerous scholarly books and articles on composers ranging from Leoninus to Bach. Wright has also been the recipient of many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Einstein and Kinkeldey Awards of the American Musicological Society, and the Dent Medal of the International Musicological Society. In 2004, he was awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Chicago. And in 2010, he was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining fellow inductee banjo player Steve Martin. Wright has also published LISTENING TO MUSIC, CHINESE EDITION (Schirmer Cengage Learning/Three Union Press, 2012), translated and simplified by Profs. Li Xiujung (China Conservatory, Beijing) and Yu Zhigang (Central Conservatory, Beijing), both of whom worked with Wright at Yale; THE ESSENTIAL LISTENING TO MUSIC (Schirmer Cengage Learning, 2012); and MUSIC IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION, MEDIA UPDATE (Schirmer Cengage Learning, 2010), with coauthor Bryan Simms. He is presently at work on a volume entitled MOZART'S BRAIN: EXPLORING THE NATURE OF GENIUS.
Bryan R. Simms (Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1966; Ph.D., Yale University, 1971) has taught since 1976 at the University of Southern California, where he has been director of graduate studies and is currently chair of the department of musicology. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Fulbright Foundation. He is the author of books and articles on topics in twentieth-century music and music theory, including MUSIC OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Schirmer 1996) and, most recently, THE ATONAL MUSIC OF ARNOLD SCHOENBERG, 1908-1923 (Oxford University Press).
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