Listening to Music
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Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Date : 2016
ISBN 10 : 1305888154
Pages : 512 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Combining a student-friendly presentation with cutting-edge digital resources, LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC equips you with the tools to actively listen to and inspire a lifelong appreciation for music. Known for his clear, conversational style, Professor Wright helps you immediately find connections to music by comparing pop and classical music concepts. His text is organized chronologically and discusses musical examples from each era in its social context -- describing the construction and culture of each piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is fully integrated with MindTap to better help you develop your listening skills and maximize your course success. Online resources include interactive exercises, streaming music, Active Listening Guides, chapter and critical thinking quizzes, iAudio lectures, YouTube videos, Beat the Clock games, and more. You also can download all music directly to a music library. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Listening to Music

by Craig Wright

Combining a student-friendly presentation with cutting-edge digital resources, LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC equips you with the tools to actively listen to and inspire a lifelong appreciation for music. Known for his clear, conversational style, Professor Wright helps you immediately find connections to music by comparing pop and classical music concepts. His text is organized chronologically and discusses musical examples from each era in its social context -- describing the construction and culture of each piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is

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Listening to Music in Psychotherapy

by Mary Butterton

Evidence-based change is central to many recent developments in the NHS. This book brings together practical and personal experiences from a wide range of externally evaluated healthcare projects. It demonstrates how to facilitate and promote evidence-based change by drawing on realistic advice on what is, and is not, effective. It enables readers to benefit from lessons learned and provides a comprehensive insight into implementing changes based on research evidence, across broad range of settings in the NHS. 'An important book.

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Listening to Western Music

by Craig Wright

Combining a student-friendly presentation with cutting-edge digital resources, LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC equips you with the tools to actively listen to and inspire a lifelong appreciation for music. Known for his clear, conversational style, Professor Wright helps you immediately find connections to music by comparing pop and classical music concepts. His text is organized chronologically and discusses musical examples from each era in its social context -- describing the construction and culture of each piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is

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Listening to Music

by Allan Schindler

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A Century of Recorded Music

by Timothy Day

Looks at the history of recording technology and its effect on music, including artistic performance, listening habits, and audience participation.

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Being Musically Attuned

by Erik Wallrup

Listening according to mood is likely to be what most people do when they listen to music. We want to take part in, or even be part of, the emerging world of the musical work. Using the sources of musical history and philosophy, Erik Wallrup explores this extremely vague and elusive phenomenon, which is held to be fundamental to musical hearing. Wallrup unfolds the untold musical history of the German word for ’mood’, Stimmung, which in the 19th century was

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Listening to Music

by Douglas Moore

Here is a book written for all who derive real pleasure from listening to music and want to learn more about it. Its aim is to increase enjoyment through intelligent appreciation. Without presupposing any technical knowledge on the part of the reader, Douglas Moore explains what happens in a piece of music, analyzing familiar compositions as examples.First he discusses music as a language--how it conveys definite thoughts and feelings. Then he takes up in turn the various elements found

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Listening to Music

by Martyn Evans

In this book the author argues that human musical understanding is rooted in the traditions of culture and that experience of music depends crucially on what the individual brings to it.

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What to Listen for in Music

by Aaron Copland

The celebrated American composer offers guidelines for listening to both classical and modern music and explains terminology.

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Listening to Music Creatively

by Edwin John Stringham

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Listening to Music

by Winthrop Sargeant

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Listening to Music

by Jay D. Zorn,June August

For Music Appreciation courses at the college and high-school levels. Written in a lively and appealing style, Listening to Music provides the foundation for acquiring a lifelong knowledge and appreciation of music. It concentrates on the effective listening skills needed to identify composers and to recognize their styles and some of their representative works playing in the background of the social, economic, and historical influences in their lives. Students are encouraged to become informed consumers of music and active supporters

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Listening to Classic American Popular Songs

by Allen Forte,Richard Lalli,Gary Chapman

In the twenties, thirties, and forties, now-legendary American songwriters and lyricists created a repertoire of popular songs, songs that have captured the hearts of generations of music lovers. George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael and many others, along with such lyricists as Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, and Dorothy Fields, produced extraordinary songs of signal importance to the American musical heritage. In this book Allen Forte shares his love of American popular song. He discusses

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by Arthur Daniels,Lavern Wagner

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The Essential Listening to Music

by Craig Wright

THE ESSENTIAL LISTENING TO MUSIC draws on the strengths of author Craig Wright's larger volumes--outstanding listening pedagogy, clear writing, state-of-the-art online ancillaries--and delivers them in a style that is designed to connect with today's students and inspire a lifelong appreciation of music. In this concise book, scholar and master-teacher Wright focuses on the key concepts and works presented within a typical Music Appreciation course, avoids lengthy discussions on side topics, and includes a set of integrated digital resources that make

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Music  Ways of Listening

by Elliott Schwartz

"Music: Ways of Listening" is intended for use in introductory college courses for students with little or no prior background in music, and is focused upon the development of perceptive listening skills and a broad survey of the Western concert literature. -- From preface.

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Everyday Music Listening

by Dr Ruth Herbert

In what ways does listening to music shape everyday perception? Is music particularly effective in promoting shifts in consciousness? Is there any difference perceptually between contemplating one's surroundings and experiencing a work of art? Everyday Music Listening is the first book to focus in depth on the detailed nature of music listening episodes as lived mental experiences. Ruth Herbert uses new empirical data to explore the psychological processes involved in everyday music listening scenarios, charting interactions between music, perceiver and

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by Margaret Olson

In Listening to Art Song, Margaret Olson offers an easy-to-read, fresh perspective on the remarkably diverse musical genre of art song, surveying for readers such topics as the development of song, the elements that make up song, and the art of listening to song. Readers will learn how to identify and evaluate song elements in order to listen critically and effectively and best appreciate this song form.

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by Chris De Souza

This book will introduce you to the excitement of music. You will discover how music developed through time. You will also see how professional composers write music, and learn about the instruments that make up a modern orchestra.

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