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Author(s): John Chiego
The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation - each theme is described along a historical timeline.
Whether it is Music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music presented in The Musical Experience with a life moment - enhancing the experience!
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
Dance educators have the responsibility to provide students with excellent and positive dance experiences.
Author(s): Robert Elliott
Our World, Our Music relates historical and discipline-specific concepts to students’ existing knowledge gained through cultural participation. It addresses past and present, Western and non-Western societies and cultures, examining music in particular, the arts in general, and the societies that support them within a given culture. Students develop analytical and critical thinking skills through structured listening and global approaches to our world and its people.
Author(s): Kenneth Keaton
Music is a part of every person’s life. It speaks to the heart of our humanity and can be understood by anyone.
The Mystery of Music celebrates the universal artistic heritage of Western Art Music - the finest musical expression of European and American civilization from the last thousand years. The content analyzes the greatest western art music all written and performed by some of the most fascinating and colorful figures of all history.
Author(s): Kara Cross
To understand the dance is to understand the human heart.
Dance is one mode of expression that not only transcends any minor biological
differences, it simultaneously paints a picture of cultural diversity and
cultural unity. Dance is ancient, existing for more than 20,000 years, and is
considered the first art.
Dancing From the
Author(s): Kara Cross
To understand the dance is to understand the human heart. Dance is one mode of expression that not only transcends any minor biological differences, it simultaneously paints a picture of cultural diversity and cultural unity. Modern cultures may dance to electronic music and record it on technology that amazes even the most techno-savvy mind, but the human heart and the motivation for the dance has not changed.
Ecclesiastes said it well: “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” From Bakersfield to Beale Street traces the origins and evolution of American rock ‘n’ roll between 1940 and 1987 by examining the intersection of styles and regional influences. The blues, traditional country, and gospel music are the progenitors of rock ‘n’ roll; evolving forms are shaped by distinctive influences in the South, the East and West Coasts, and the Midwest.
Author(s): John E. Brawand
Listening to Music Parameters, 2nd edition covers multiple topics of interest for students and its #1 goal is writing about music. Students love to listen to music, and the best thing that could happen is for them to start writing about it. Additionally, this second edition textbook offers tools for more advanced music students who may be interested in research.
Features of the Listening to Music Parameters, 2nd Edition include: