Discover Music

Discover Music

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For Music Appreciation courses.This straightforward, accessible volume provides explanations of how music works, and provides an overview of the history of Western music from the Middle Ages to the present day in its social and global context. This text engages students in a total active listening experience through its lively narrative and clear and easy to follow listening more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 203.2 x 252 x 15.5mm | 703.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130915785
  • 9780130915788

Table of contents

1. Listening: The Elements of Music. 2. Music Around the World. 3. The Middle Ages: 400-1400. 4. The Renaissance: 1400-1600. 5. The Baroque Era: 1600-1750. 6. The Classic Era: 1750-1800. 7. Beethoven. 8. The Nineteenth Century. 9. The Twentieth Century I: The Classical Scene. 10. The Twentieth Century II: Jazz, An American more

About Jeremy Yudkin

Discover Music Is brief, clear, and accessible Focuses throughout on careful, active listening Combines the fundamentals of music with listening Illuminates the style of each musical era, reinforced by end-of-chapter "Listening to..." sections Places Western music in a global context Explores the contributions of women throughout the ages Includes popular music in full historical context For Instructors and Students FREE Companion CD bound into the text containing many of the most important pieces discussed 4-CD Complete Collection available for separate purchase Custom Repertoire CD expands the range of recordings (Contact your local Prentice Hall representative for details) Companion Website ( constructed especially for Discover Music Instructor's Resource Manual with chapter summaries, related readings, tests, suggested short essay topics, critical thinking exercises, and much more Computerized Test Bank in PC and Mac formatsshow more