Designed especially for students with very little background in Western concert music, this book/cassette (or CD) package focuses on learning how to listen and understand music that spans periods from 600 up to the present. It sets each major musical period in its social, historical and economic milieu. This edition provides greater emphasis on women composers and artists, as well as featuring several new appendices and an improved illustration programme (photos and graphics) throughout. It should be suitable for first and second year students on courses in music appreciation and introduction to music.
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This book provides the foundation for development of one's knowledge of music. It concentrates on "listening" skills in order to increase music appreciation and demystify the concert-going experience. The musical process, the materials of music, the common style periods of music, adjunct music, and audience power.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: Focuses on learning how to listen to and understand music that spans periods from 600 up to the present. Key Topics: Features 34 Listening Insight boxes —that explain each major listening style in terms of “how to listen to each style” — what to listen to and for. Comes complete with either 2-cassette tapes or 4 CDs — featuring 35 full-length recorded examples and gives more emphasis to women composers and artists. Less emphasis on very early music and more on traditional, mainstream classics and the works of 20th century American composers, jazz, Broadway musicals, and film music.
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