Understanding Music

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Jeremy Yudkin'sbook is a rich music appreciation program that supports the ultimate goal of teaching active listening. By focusing on music of the Western tradition in its social, historical, and global context, this book engages readers in an active listening experience of music through a lively narrative text and innovative activities.Topic coverage includes music around the world, the fundamentals of music, the art of listening, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque Era, the Classic Era, Beethoven, the Nineteenth Century, and the Twentieth Century.For those interested in developing active listening skills and a deeper appreciation for music.

Table of Contents

Music Around The World
The Art of Listening
The Middle Ages: 400-1400
The Renaissance: 1400-1600
The Baroque Era: 1600-1750
The Classic Era: 1750-1800
The Nineteenth Century
The Twentieth Century I: The Classical Scene
The Twentieth Century II: Jazz, An American Original
The Twentieth Century III: Popular Music
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