Music: Its Language, History, and Culture
by Douglas Cohen
Publisher: CUNY Brooklyn College 2015
Number of pages: 110
The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, harmony, texture, timbre, and form used by musicians.
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