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Music Listening Today

 
 
 
 
Music Listening Today
Author: Charles Hoffer
ISBN 13: 9780495571919
ISBN 10: 495571911
Edition: 4
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2009-03-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $217.95
 
 

This music appreciation text aims to help readers enhance enjoyment of various types of music by increasing knowledge of music and improving listening skills. In addition to orchestral, vocal concert, popular, film, and folk/ethnic music examples, it offers biographical sketches of the composers, discussion of historical and cultural contexts, and coverage of various genres and forms. In the listening guides to 89 works, Huff (U. of Florida) presents the various elements such as rhythm, harmony, instrumentation, form, and other such topics in an interesting, concise manner. The two included CD-ROMs contain selections from all the listening guides throughout the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This music appreciation text aims to help readers enhance enjoyment of various types of music by increasing knowledge of music and improving listening skills. In addition to orchestral, vocal concert, popular, film, and folk/ethnic music examples, it offers biographical sketches of the composers, discussion of historical and cultural contexts, and coverage of various genres and forms. In the listening guides to 89 works, Huff (U. of Florida) presents the various elements such as rhythm, harmony, instrumentation, form, and other such topics in an interesting, concise manner. The two included CD-ROMs contain selections from all the listening guides throughout the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)