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Music: The Art of Listening Loose Leaf https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078025176.jpeg 9 2014 9780078025174 With Music: The Art of Listening, students practice engaging with music critically, and with an appreciative ear. Presenting music within a broadened cultural and historical context, The Art of Listening encourages students to draw on the relationships between: music and the other arts; musical characteristics of different periods; as well as Western music and various non-Western musics and concepts. Learning to appreciate music is a skill. Together with McGraw-Hill's Connect Music, The Art of Listening helps students develop that skill by encouraging them to be active and thoughtful participants in their own listening experience. Whether listening through headphones or at a live performance, The Art of Listening will develop students' ability to hone the skills required to listen to, reflect upon, and write about music.
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Music: The Art of Listening Loose Leaf
Music: The Art of Listening Loose Leaf

Music: The Art of Listening Loose Leaf, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 0078025176 | ISBN13: 9780078025174
By Jean Ferris and Larry Worster
© 2014

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With Music: The Art of Listening, students practice engaging with music critically, and with an appreciative ear. Presenting music within a broadened cultural and historical context, The Art of Listening encourages students to draw on the relationships between: music and the other arts; musical characteristics of different periods; as well as Western music and various non-Western musics and concepts. Learning to appreciate music is a skill. Together with McGraw-Hill's Connect Music, The Art of Listening helps students develop that skill by encouraging them to be active and thoughtful participants in their own listening experience. Whether listening through headphones or at a live performance, The Art of Listening will develop students' ability to hone the skills required to listen to, reflect upon, and write about music.

Part One: Basic Concepts
1. Sound
2. Rhythm
3. Melody
4. Harmony
5. Timbre
6. Attending Performances

Part Two: Ancient Greece, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance (c. 500 BCE-1600 CE)
7. The Music of Anceient Greece
8. Medieval Music
9. The Renaissance: General Characteristics
10. Sacred Music of the Renaissance
11. Secular Music in the Renaissance

Part Three: The Baroque (1600-1750)
12. Toward the Baroque
13. The Baroque: General Characteristics
14. Dramatic Music of the Baroque
15. Baroque Instrumental Music

Part Four: The Classical Period (1750-1820)
16. Toward Classicism
17: The Classical Period: General Characteristics
18. Formal Design in the Classical Period
19. Vocal Music in the Classical Period

Part Five: The Age of Romanticism (1820-1910)
20. Toward Romanticism
21. The Romantic Style: General Characteristics
22. The Romantic Style: Orchestral Music
23. The Romantic Style: Music for Solo Instrument and for Voice
24. Dramatic Music of the Romantic Period

Part Six: Revolution and Evolution: Music in the Twentieth Century and Beyond
25. Toward a New Music
26: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: General Characteristics
27: Musical Revolutionaries
28: Musical Evolutionaries
29: Music for Stage and Films
30: Jazz
Postlude: The New Internationalism
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About the Author

Jean Ferris

After receiving her MA in Music History and Literature at Arizona State University, Jean Ferris taught Music History and Appreciation at ASU. In addition to her work at the University, she has been involved with the music community by serving as a church choir director, singing with the Phoenix Symphony Chorale, playing the organ, and touring to Japan with her high school handbell choir--apparently the first handbell choir to perform in that country.

Ferris is the author of two books: Music: The Art of Listening and America's Musical Landscape.

Larry Worster

Larry Worster (B.S., St. Lawrence University; B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder; M.M. University of Colorado at Boulder; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder) is a Professor of Music at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He taught previously at the University of Colorado, Regis College, and Denver University. He performed for ten years (1984-94) in the Irish folk ensemble Colcannon. Dr. Worster has been active in the leadership of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the College Music Society, the Society for American Music, and the Board of Directors of the Boulder Bach Festival. He is the author of Cecil Effinger: A Colorado Composer published in 1997 by Scarecrow Press. He has published articles in the American Music Research Center Journal and the Sonneck Society Bulletin and presented papers at conferences of the American Musicological Society, Sonneck Society, and the College Music Society. His ChartCreator software is published as shareware at www.chartcreator.com. Six customized sets of ChartPlayer software for the support of general studies music textbooks have been published by McGraw-Hill.

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