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Understanding Music, 8th edition

  • Jeremy Yudkin
Understanding Music (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780133862171

Includes: eText

8th edition

Published byPearson (June 22nd 2015) - Copyright © 2016

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Overview

For courses in Music Appreciation

 

Build Listening Skills Through Music Appreciation

Understanding Music teaches readers to listen to music with depth, understanding, and knowledge. Using music as a tool to exercise listening skills, the Eighth Edition integrates lively text, clear listening guides, and hands-on videos and web activities to convey the importance of listening. Through exploring and understanding different music from all around the world, Understanding Music teaches readers how to appreciate music concepts and styles, as well as gain important listening skills they can exercise in all areas of life.

 

Understanding Music, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.  

Table of contents

1. Music Around the World

2. The Elements of Music

3. The Art of Listening

4. The Middle Ages: 400-1400

5. The Renaissance 1400-1600

6. The Baroque Era: 1600-1750

7. The Classic Era: 1750-1800

8. Beethoven

9. The Nineteenth Century I: Early Romantic Music

10. The Nineteenth Century II: Mid- to Late-Romantic Music

11. The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part I: The Classical Scene

12. The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part II: Jazz, an American Original

13. The Twentieth Century and Beyond, Part III: Popular Music in the United States

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