Understanding Music: WITH Listening Guide CD-ROM

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9780131505643: Understanding Music: WITH Listening Guide CD-ROM
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Contains Chapter overviews, Key Terms, Study questions, and Critical Thinking Exercises.

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This book focuses on music of the Western tradition in a global context. Historical and cultural background are clearly explained, but the emphasis is on "active listening." A number of completely fresh pieces are integrated among the universally acknowledged masterpieces, and all are presented in fine performances, accompanied by illuminating and accessible Listening Guides.

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  • Emphasizes careful listening, with an entire chapter devoted to the Art of Listening
  • Places Western music in a global context
  • Clarifies the distinct stylistic features of each historical period, with chapter-end Style Summaries
  • Explores the contributions of women throughout the ages
  • Considers music of other cultures
  • Includes popular music in historical context
  • Inside the Orchestra Videotape a unique feature, explaining all the instruments and how an orchestra works, with five featured orchestral works, one from each historical period
  • Annotated Instructor's Edition filled with helpful classroom suggestions
  • Instructor's Manual with chapter summaries, related readings, tests, and more
  • Computerized Test Bank in PC and Mac formats
  • Films for the Humanities historical videotape compiled especially for Understanding Music
  • Inside the Orchestra CD-ROM, explaining all the instruments and how an orchestra works
  • Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/yudkin), an on-line study guide for Understanding Music
  • MusicNotes Booklet, containing listening guides from the text with ample room for note taking. FREE with all copies of Understanding Music.
  • 7-CD Complete Collection with all of the music discussed in Understanding Music (ISBN 0-13-150564-5)
  • 3-CD Student Collection with the main musical selections from the book (ISBN 0-13-150563-7)
  • Custom Repertoire CD: Contact your local Prentice Hall representative for details

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Jeremy Yudkin
Published by Prentice Hall (2005)
ISBN 10: 0131505645 ISBN 13: 9780131505643
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