Appreciating Music Student Text (2nd ed.)
Appreciating Music Student Text (2nd ed.) explores the fundamental elements of the world of music. Musical instruments and basic music elements are discussed initially, providing a foundation for the rest of the study. The nature and variety of different musical forms are explained and illustrated in depth. The text also offers a historical perspective of music, tracing the development of music throughout history and providing biographical information about famous composers and musicians. A glossary of key musical terms is included in the back of the book.
A minimal musical background is assumed for this textbook, especially on the part of the instructor.
Includes two CDs (Listener’s Choice and Appreciating Music).