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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): 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.
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:
Author(s): Cynthia T Carrell
SurroundSound: A New Approach to Music Appreciation is designed to engage college and high school students in meaningful listening and discussion to help students get an "out of the box" perspective on the world of music. In SurroundSound, Carrell approaches music appreciation from the point of view of the educator and musician that she is. Her primary objective is clear: to give all students the tools needed to enjoy, understand, and appreciate music of a wide variety.
Author(s): Masami Toku
Visual Culture and Literacy: Art Appreciation from Multicultural Perspectives develops students’ appreciation of art including observation, articulation, and critical thinking skills through visual arts. Additionally, this text provides student opportunities to develop understanding of human creativity, arts, values, and reasoning. Visual lectures online, related readings in the text and website are included and focus on visual thinking strategy as a communicative tool.