by Anthony Brandt, Robert McClure
Publisher: Connexions 2011
Number of pages: 217
This book offers a new approach to music appreciation for adults, focusing on style-independent concepts. While the course concentrates primarily on Western classical and modern music, the concepts that are introduced apply to music of any style or era. The goal is to equip you with questions that you may ask of any piece of music, thereby creating a richer and more comprehensive understanding of music both familiar and unfamiliar.
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by Clayton Funk - The Ohio State University
A guide for artist and musician biographies. We discuss art and music in the context of popular culture, so you will see relationships between art and music and what you are learning and the way you live, to connect them to your own experience.
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