Listening to Western Music

Listening to Western Music

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LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is designed to help you develop and refine the listening skills of your students and inspire a lifelong appreciation of music. Author and award-winning scholar-teacher Craig Wright, who has taught Music Appreciation courses for more than 35 years, is consistently praised by reviewers and other professors for his unparalleled accuracy and his clear, direct, conversational style. Throughout the book, Wright connects with todaya€™s students by incorporating comparisons between pop and classical music and by using examples from popular artists to illustrate core concepts. This chronological text succinctly covers traditional Western music from medieval to modern, discussing examples from each historical period within their social contexts and the construction of each piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is the only text that provides Craig Wrighta€™s own Listening Exercises, in the book and online, which help students focus on important musical elements and episodes. A free CD, packaged with each print copy of the text, includes all of the musical examples for the Part 1 listening exercises. A full set of optional online student resources includes Active Listening Guides, streaming music, an interactive eBook, quizzing, and more--all to challenge your students. All of the music discussed in the text is also available on CD and on Sony Music download cards. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Key Words a€œheroica€ period (middle period) (212) a€œEroicaa€ (a€œHeroica€) Symphony ( 213) For a complete review of this chapter, see the Main Points, Chapter Quiz, Flashcards, and Glossary in scherzo (219) Ode to Joy (223) a€œPathActiquea€ Sonata (209) Heiligenstadt Testament (212) CourseMate. ... Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has ROMANTICISM a€c 1818 Mary Shelley writes Frankenstein a€c 1826 Felix.

Title:Listening to Western Music
Author:Craig Wright
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2013-01-01


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