Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2021

384 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190235864

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Musics of the World

Author Sean Williams

  • Provides ample cultural and historical context to help students make sense of musical sounds disconnected from their home cultures
  • Brings a rich array of musical traditions and genres to life through integrated streaming audio, video, recipes, dynamic color photos, and exercises designed to help students engage with content
  • Offers a variety of in-text features designed to facilitate in-class discussion, further exploration, and greater student understanding, including:
  • o "Check It Out" boxes that highlight performers and recommended recordings from each area
  • o End-of-chapter discussion questions that can help launch in-class discussions or individual projects
  • o "You Can Do It" exercises and regional recipes meant to inspire students to learn the content in a hands-on way
  • Extends the survey with seven additional chapters that are exclusive to the e-book, giving instructors the flexibility to create a syllabus that aligns with their and their students' interests
  • Supported by a full suite of engaging online learning tools--integrated into an Enhanced e-Book and available for delivery through most learning management systems--as well as time-saving instructor resources to facilitate the creation of engaging in-person or online courses

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