Two CDs featuring:. . Listening Activities . Dolphin Dreams (Jonathan Goldman) . Simple Gifts (Elder Joseph Brackett). Appalachian Spring (Aaron Copland) . Exodus (Bob Marley and the Wailers) . Redemption Song (Bob Marley) . Grand Entry Song (Little Otter Singers) . Bay a Glezele Mashke (Klezmer Conservatory Band) . Oy Abram! (Klezmer Conservatory Band) . Shango (Babatunde Olatunji) . De sancta Maria (Hildegard of Bingen) . Maru-Bihag (Ravi Shankar) . La Boheme, End of Act II (Giacomo Puccini) . The Four Seasons (Antonio Vivaldi) . This Land is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) . Bring Me Little Water, Sylvy (Leadbelly [Huddie Ledbetter]) . The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra (Benjamin Britten) . Gending Petegak (Gender Wayang Pemarwan) . Animal Crackers (Axigally) . Huachos (Tramps) . Symphony no. 39 (Franz Joseph Haydn) . Sultan Veled Peshrev (Dogan Ergin) . Absalon, fili mi (Josquin Desprez) . Suite Thursday (Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn).
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Gary White holds a Ph.D. in Music Composition from Michigan State University. At his retirement in 1994 he was Distinguished Professor of Music at Iowa State University, where he developed and administered the music theory curriculum and established the electronic and computer music studio. For a number of years he was also in charge of music listening courses for the general student at Iowa State.. . Dr. White is the composer of over fifty published musical compositions and the author of Music First! (a music fundamentals textbook) and Instrumental Arranging (a textbook for orchestration and arranging), both published by McGraw-Hill. He has been awarded the U.C. Berkeley Medal by the University of California at Berkeley, was named a National Arts Associate by Sigma Alpha Iota, and has held a MacDowell Colony Fellowship. His compositions have won many prizes and awards, including the Toon van Balkom Prize and the Shenandoah/Percussion Plus Prize..
David Stuart is Associate Professor of Music at Iowa State University and principal trombonist of the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra. He received his DMA in trombone pedagogy and performance from the University of Iowa and studied at the Akademie fur Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Austria.. . Dr. Stuart teaches the low brass studio at Iowa State University, the undergraduate non-major listening course, and a course on the history of rock n roll. Iowa State named him an Outstanding Teacher at the Introductory Level in 1999. He is currently pursuing research on the influence of Celtic folk music n recent popular music.. . Dr. Stuart has articles in the International Trombone Association Journal, National Associations of College Wind and Percussion Teachers, The School Muscian, and several publications for the Yamaha Corporation. He is the editor of an Italian baroque chamber music series published by Nova Music, London. Dr. Stuart is a Yamaha performing Artist..
Elyn Aviva is an anthropologist as well as a professional writer and editor. She earned a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Princeton University and a Master of Divinity degree from Iliff School of Theology. She has been a tribal planner for the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas, worked as the editor an international high-technology newsletter, taught religious studies, and publised a book on the Camino de Santiago, a 1000-year-old pilgrimage road across northern Spain.. . Dr. Aviva has a long-standing interest in comparative religion and has published articles in various national magazines on labyrinths, pilgrimage, sacred sites in Europe, and the reinvention of tradition. She is an avid listener to musics from all parts of the world and enjoys exploring their cultural context..
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages 2000-12-12, 2000. Audio CD. Book Condition: good. 1. 0070272263. Bookseller Inventory # 624363