136017509 – Music: A Social Experience

136017509 – Music: A Social Experience by Steven Cornelius

136017509 - Music: A Social Experience
136017509 –

Music: A Social Experience offers a topical approach for a music appreciation course. Through a series of subjects–from Music and Worship to Music and War and Music and Gender–the authors present active listening experiences for students to experience music’s social and cultural impact. The book offers an introduction to the standard concert repertoire, but also gives equal treatment to world music, rock and popular music, and jazz, to give students a thorough introduction to today’s rich musical world. Through lively narratives and innovative activities, the student is given the tools to form a personal appreciation and understanding of the power of music. The book is paired with an audio compilation featuring listening guides with streaming audio, short texts on special topics, and sample recordings and notation to illustrate basic concepts in music.

There is not a CD-set, but the companion website with streaming audio is provided at no additional charge.





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Category: Music
ISBN: 136017509
Binding: Paperback
Author: Steven Cornelius
Pub Date: 9/21/2011


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