Music: An Appreciation (Brief Edition)

Music: An Appreciation (Brief Edition) Author(s): Roger Kamien

Difference between 8th and 7th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 8th and 7th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 5 years (2014 vs 2009).
  • The the first edition of Kamien's book was first published in 1970 under the title "Enjoyment of Music".
  • Part I, Section 5:
    • New discussion of the song Over the Rainbow (also referred to as Somewhere Over the Rainbow) written by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg.
    • New discussions on connection between melody and words and how to combine them to create song forms.
  • Part IV, Section 11 includes the vocal duet La ci da rem la mano, from Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni.
  • Part V, Section 16 includes the complete scene between Mimi and Rodolfo from of Puccini's La Bohéme.
  • Part VI, section 13 includes new discussion for the song The Year’s at the Spring (from Three Browning Songs, Op. 44) by Amy Beach, the first successful American woman composer.
  • Part VI, Section 20 includes new discussion for Lux Aurumque (also called Light and Gold), a choral composition by Eric Whitacre, who is one of the most popular American composers of our time.
  • PART VI presents completely new section 12 Music in America.
8th Edition of
Music: An Appreciation (Brief Edition)
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6th Edition of
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