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The Art of Music - Volume 01: The Pre-Classic Periods

Daniel Gregory Mason (1873 - 1953)

Volume 1 in "The Art of Music" series, published by the National Society of Music. This first volume covers the "Pre-Classic periods", from early human primitive music, through to the music of the Ancient Greeks and other ancient cultures, plainsong, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and up until the music of J.S. Bach. Included are musical examples, which are performed in the audio as they appear in the text. - Summary by Jake Malizia

Genre(s): Music

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 The Art of Music - General Introduction Jake Malizia
00:38:42
Play 01 A Narrative History of Music - Introduction Jake Malizia
01:08:04
Play 02 Chapter 1 - Primitive Music (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:25:24
Play 03 Chapter 1 - Primitive Music (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:20:11
Play 04 Chapter 1 - Primitive Music (Part 3) Jake Malizia
00:27:24
Play 05 Chapter 1 - Primitive Music (Part 4) Jake Malizia
00:20:05
Play 06 Chapter 2 - Exotic Music (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:29:30
Play 07 Chapter 2 - Exotic Music (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:20:16
Play 08 Chapter 3 - The Most Ancient Civilized Nations Jake Malizia
00:47:05
Play 09 Chapter 4 - The Music of the Ancient Greeks (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:34:34
Play 10 Chapter 4 - The Music of the Ancient Greeks (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:49:18
Play 11 Chapter 5 - The Age of Plain-song (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:32:28
Play 12 Chapter 5 - The Age of Plain-song (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:34:33
Play 13 Chapter 6 - The Beginnings of Polyphony (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:33:23
Play 14 Chapter 6 - The Beginnings of Polyphony (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:22:26
Play 15 Chapter 7 - Secular Music of the Middle Ages (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:40:38
Play 16 Chapter 7 - Secular Music of the Middle Ages (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:49:27
Play 17 Chapter 8 - The Rise of the Netherlands Schools Jake Malizia
01:05:03
Play 18 Chapter 9 - The Italian Renaissance Jake Malizia
00:51:32
Play 19 Chapter 10 - The Golden Age of Polyphony (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:46:24
Play 20 Chapter 10 - The Golden Age of Polyphony (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:33:40
Play 21 Chapter 11 - The Beginnings of Opera and Oratorio Jake Malizia
00:51:45
Play 22 Chapter 12 - New Forms: Vocal and Instrumental (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:43:37
Play 23 Chapter 12 - New Forms: Vocal and Instrumental (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:40:54
Play 24 Chapter 13 - The Seventeenth Century (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:27:42
Play 25 Chapter 13 - The Seventeenth Century (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:34:52
Play 26 Chapter 14 - Handel and the Oratorio (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:25:50
Play 27 Chapter 14 - Handel and the Oratorio (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:36:09
Play 28 Chapter 15 - Johann Sebastian Bach (Part 1) Jake Malizia
00:52:13
Play 29 Chapter 15 - Johann Sebastian Bach (Part 2) Jake Malizia
00:40:02