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Music Appreciation Courses

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Discovering Music

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

R. Larry Todd

9780190255107
Paperback
January 2017

How--and why--to listen to, understand, and enjoy great music

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Modern Etudes and Studies for the Total Percussionist

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Chris Colaneri

9780199389148
Spiral Bound
October 2015

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American Musical Theater

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

James Leve

9780195379600
Paperback
September 2015

An artistic, historical, and cultural introduction to musical theater

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In Performance

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Wayne Bailey

9780199382149
Paperback
July 2015

A performance-oriented music appreciation text designed to create life-long listeners

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Modern Etudes and Studies for the Total Percussionist

Second Edition

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Chris Colaneri

9780199389179
Online Resource
June 2015

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Hearing the Movies: Music and Sound in Film History

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

James Buhler and David Neumeyer

9780199987719
Paperback
April 2015

A chronological and analytical history of film music and sound

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Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Elsie Walker

9780199896325
Paperback
March 2015

Breaks new ground by redirecting the arguments of foundational texts within film theory to film sound tracks.

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Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

Retail Price to Students:

$99.00

Elsie Walker

9780199896301
Hardcover
March 2015

Breaks new ground by redirecting the arguments of foundational texts within film theory to film sound tracks.

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Listening to Jazz Streaming Audio ACC

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$50.00

Benjamin Bierman

9780199975624
Study Card
February 2015

Access card contains a one-time-use access code for downloading musical selections from the text in MP3 format. This access card can be purchased separately or bundled with the text at a discounted price

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Listening to Jazz

Retail Price to Students:

$76.95

Benjamin Bierman

9780199975617
Paperback
February 2015

A listening- and performance-oriented introduction to jazz history

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Rap and Hip Hop Culture

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

Fernando Orejuela

9780199987733
Paperback
August 2014

The complete history of rap and hip hop and its impact on American culture

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Take Note: An Introduction to Music Through Active Listening

Retail Price to Students:

$103.95

Robin Wallace

9780195314335
Paperback
February 2014

The Music Appreciation text that encourages active listening through a recurring repertory of classic works

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The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

David Brackett

9780199811700
Paperback
August 2013

Traces the evolution of diverse streams of American popular music from the 1920s to the present

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American Popular Music

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$105.95

Larry Starr and Christopher Waterman

9780199859115
Paperback
July 2013

The bestselling and most comprehensive introduction to American popular music

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Intertribal Native American Music in the United States: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

John-Carlos Perea

9780199764273
Paperback
May 2013

Global Music Series

The first brief, single-volume text to provide a thematic, succinct introduction to the Intertribal Native American Music in the United States

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Music in Mexico: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Alejandro L. Madrid

9780199812806
Paperback
December 2012

Global Music Series

The first brief, single-volume text to provide a thematic, succinct introduction to the music of Mexico

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Thinking Musically: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Bonnie C. Wade

9780199844869
Paperback
December 2012

Global Music Series

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Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

Jocelyn R. Neal

9780199730599
Paperback
August 2012

The Full Story of Country Music, Told by a Renowned Scholar

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Rock: Music, Culture, and Business

Retail Price to Students:

$81.95

Joseph G. Schloss, Larry Starr, and Christopher Waterman

9780199758364
Paperback
January 2012

Draws music and culture together to tell the full story of rock 'n' roll

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Music in Pacific Island Cultures: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Brian Diettrich, Jane Freeman Moulin, and Michael Webb

9780199733408
Book with CD/DVD
November 2011

Global Music Series

The first brief, single-volume text to provide a thematic, succinct introduction to the music of the Pacific Islands

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