Barbara Russano Hanning (Professor of Music, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY) has taught music history to undergraduate and graduate students for thirty-five years and is the author of a book on early opera. She has served as president of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music (1993-1997) and chaired the Music Department at The City College of New York for fifteen years.
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Table of Contents Preface 1 Music in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome 1 2 Chant and Secular Song in the Middle Ages, 400-1450 18 3 Polyphonic Music from Its Beginnings through the Thirteenth Century 43 4 French and Italian Music in the Fourteenth Century 62 5 England and the Burgundian Lands in the Fifteenth Century: The Beginnings of an International Style 83 6 The Age of the Renaissance: Music of the Low Countries 99 7 The Age of the Renaissance: New Currents in the Sixteenth Century 120 8 Church Music of the Late Renaissance and Reformation 150 9 Music of the Early Baroque Period 170 10 Opera and Vocal Music in the Late Seventeenth Century 208 11 Instrumental Music in the Late Baroque Period 227 12 Music in the Early Eighteenth Century 249 13 The Early Classic Period: Opera and Instrumental Music in the Eighteenth Century 287 14 The Late Eighteenth Century: Haydn and Mozart 315 15 Ludwig van Beethoven 350 16 Romanticism and Nineteenth-Century Orchestral Music 373 17 Solo, Chamber, and Vocal Music in the Nineteenth Century 391 18 Opera, Music Drama, and Church Music in the Nineteenth Century 412 19 European Music from the 1870s to World War I 433 20 The European Mainstream in the Twentieth Century 462 21 Atonality, Serialism, and Recent Developments in Twentieth-Century Europe 492 22 The American Twentieth Century 515 Glossary 553 Index 567
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