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Music Listening Today (Cengage Advantage Books)

 
 
 
 
Music Listening Today (Cengage Advantage Books)
Author: Charles Hoffer
ISBN 13: 9780495916147
ISBN 10: 495916145
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Schirmer
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
List Price: $92.95
 
 

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)