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Understanding Music, 8th edition

  • Jeremy Yudkin

Published by Pearson (June 22nd 2015) - Copyright © 2016

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ISBN-13: 9780133930115

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

REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students.

Table of contents

  1. Music Around the World
  2. 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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