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Understanding Music, 8th Edition

By Jeremy Yudkin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 27, 2014

Description

NOTE: You are purchasing a┬┐standalone┬┐product; MyMusicLab®┬┐does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMusicLab search for 0134126734 / 9780134126739 ┬┐Understanding Music plus MyMusicLab for Music Appreciation – Access Card Package, 8/e, which includes:
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For courses in Music Appreciation

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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.

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Also available┬┐with MyMusicLab

MyMusicLab for the Music Appreciation course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. And the Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. ┬┐Please note: this version of MyMusicLab does not include an eText.

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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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Package ISBN-13: 9780134192239

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