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A-R Online Music Anthology: Textbook

Overview of the Planned Contents (by section)

The foundational articles for the A-R Online Music Anthology cover the main style periods of Western Art Music, with each period containing articles from each of the five sections: Surveys/Overview; Genres & Forms; Music Theory; Major Composers; and Significant Works. Other articles are planned for release in the future.

Click here for a view of the contents by style period (Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classic, Romantic, Twentieth Century).

Surveys/Overview Author Style Period
Medieval Music James Maiello Medieval
An Introduction to Renaissance Music Stephanie P. Schlagel Renaissance
Introduction to the Baroque Era Jonathan Rhodes Lee Baroque
Music in the Classical Era Robert Pearson Classical
A Topical Survey of Nineteenth-Century Music Joseph E. Jones Romantic
Music in the Twentieth Century Nathan Shields Twentieth Century
Women in Western Art Music Kendra Preston Leonard Multiple Styles/Eras
Black Music Traditions Melanie Zeck Multiple Styles/Eras
Genres & Forms Author Style Period
Genres & Forms in the Middle Ages Fiona McAlpine Medieval
Genres & Forms in the Renaissance Allen Scott Renaissance
Genres & Forms in the Baroque Era Kimberly Hieb Baroque
Genres & Forms in the Classical Era Matthew Pilcher Classical
Genres & Forms in the Nineteenth Century Christopher Ruth Romantic
Genres & Forms in the Twentieth Century Matthew Heap Twentieth Century
Music Theory Author Style Period
Music Theory in the Middle Ages Fiona McAlpine Medieval
Music Theory in the Renaissance Seth Coluzzi Renaissance
Analytical Approaches to Baroque Music Christopher Brody Baroque
Key Concepts for Theory and Analysis of Music from the Classical Period Markus Neuwirth Classical
Harmony and Key Relationships in Romantic Music Richard Bass Romantic
Introduction to the Analysis of 20th-Century Repertoire Joshua Mailman Twentieth Century
Major Composers Author Style Period
Comtesssa de Dia Karen Cook Medieval
Guillaume Machaut Alice Clark Medieval
Philippe de Vitry [TBD] Medieval
Hildegard von Bingen Marianne Pfau Medieval
Landini Lucia Marchi Medieval
Dunstaple Karen Cook Renaissance
Du Fay [TBD] Renaissance
Josquin Stephanie P. Schlagel Renaissance
Lasso Allen Scott Renaissance
Palestrina Noel O'Regan Renaissance
Byrd K. Dawn Grapes Renaissance
Marenzio Emiliano Ricciardi Renaissance
Claudio Monteverdi Emily Hagen Baroque
Giulio Caccini Kimberly Hieb Baroque
Lully [TBD] Baroque
Purcell Alon Schab Baroque
Rameau [TBD] Baroque
George Frideric Handel David Hurley Baroque
Johann Sebastian Bach Matthew Hall Baroque
Strozzi [TBD] Baroque
Haydn Bryan Proksch Classical
Mozart Julian Rushton Classical
Gluck Salvatore Calomino Classical
Beethoven Nancy November Classical
Schubert [TBD] Romantic
Schumann [TBD] Romantic
Mendelssohn Linda Shaver-Gleason and R. Larry Todd Romantic
Berlioz Julian Rushton Romantic
Verdi Matthew Franke Romantic
Wagner Anthony Barone Romantic
Sousa Bryan Proksch Romantic
Brahms Jacquelyn Sholes Romantic
Debussy Keith Clifton Twentieth Century
Schoenberg Steven Cahn Twentieth Century
Bartok TBD Twentieth Century
Stravinsky David Carson Berry Twentieth Century
Shostakovich [TBD] Twentieth Century
Significant Works Author Style Period
Anonymous: Cantigas de Santa Maria Karen Cook Medieval
Perotin (Perotinus): Viderunt Omnes [TBD] Medieval
Machaut: Notre Dame Mass [TBD] Medieval
Genre and Hildegard of Bingen's Ordo Virtutum Jennifer Bain Medieval
Du Fay: Se la face ay pale [TBD] Renaissance
Josquin des Prez: Ave Maria...virgo serena Jennifer Thomas Renaissance
Marenzio: Solo e pensoso Dan Donnelly Renaissance
Palestrina: Pope Marcellus Mass Samantha Bassler Renaissance
Monteverdi: Orfeo Dan Donnelly Baroque
Strozzi: [Work tBD] Dan Donnelly Baroque
Musical Migration: The European Impact of Corelli’s Op. 6 Alison DeSimone Baroque
Bach, Johann Sebastian: St. Matthew Passion [TBD] Baroque
Handel: Giulio Cesare Salvatore Calomino Baroque
C. P. E. Bach's Fantasia in C Minor Kimary Fick Classical
Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33 no. 2 "The Joke" Bryan Proksch Classical
Mozart's Don Giovanni Jeremy Leong Classical
Beethoven's Symphony no. 3 "Eroica" Matteo Magarotto Romantic
Schubert's Winterreise Matthew Pilcher Romantic
Liszt's Transcendental Etude, No. 1 Matthew Pilcher Romantic
Verdi's La traviata Cindy L. Kim Romantic
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde Kira Thurman Romantic
Stravinsky: Octet [TBD] Twentieth Century
Schoenberg's Piano Suite, Op. 25 Morgan Rich Twentieth Century
Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Allan Atlas Twentieth Century
Reich: Come Out [TBD] Twentieth Century
Ellington's It Don't Mean a Thing Kim Teal Twentieth Century