Journals Higher Education

$74.99

Looseleaf

Published: 02 January 2020

608 Pages

ISBN: 9780190938956


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Discovering Music

Second Edition

R. Larry Todd

  • Emphasizes the relevance of classical music to students' lives by highlighting connections between music, history, and other art forms and addressing the basic question posed by students who have not been exposed to this music previously: Why is this important?
  • Brings content to life through an expanded collection of compelling videos that includes brief author lectures, instrument demonstrations, reflections from working classical musicians, and global music performances
  • New "Making Connections" features allow students to make connections with non-Western musical traditions
  • Expanded inclusion of women and minority composers features coverage of Barbara Strozzi, Maria Theresia von Paradis, and Chevalier de Saint-Georges
  • Visual listening maps help students follow along and engage with each piece, providing important insights into the elements and effects of highlighted works. Most maps include four components: An Overview, a "Why to Listen" description, a "First Listen" chart, and "A Deeper Listen" chart
  • Mobile-friendly Digital Listening Maps in the interactive eBook and digital resources animate the "First Listen" segment of the seventy-eight in-text Listening Maps, making it easier for students to follow along with the music

New to this Edition:

  • An enhanced eBook integrates Larry Todd's engaging narrative with a rich assortment of audio and video resources
  • New "Making Connections" features allow students to make connections with non-Western musical traditions
  • Expanded inclusion of women and minority composers features coverage of Barbara Strozzi, Maria Theresia von Paradis, and Chevalier de Saint-Georges
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