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Author(s): Mark Lanter
Who’s music will endure when looking back to the 20th Century 250 years from now? Will there be a composer comparable to Beethoven, Mozart, or Bach?
Music to Your Ears introduces the lay reader or beginning music student to the history and evolution of classical music in the western hemisphere. Every attempt has been made to relate the events and significant musical trends in plain English, without excessive musical terminology. Aimed primarily for non-music majors, the book nevertheless provides a clear, concise overview of the history of western music from the beginning of the Medieval period to the present day.
Music to Your Ears:
Art. What is Art? Where is it? Who makes it? Why is it created? By analyzing art forms throughout history created from both traditional and nontraditional media from around the world, the authors attempt to explore these complicated questions.
Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World is designed for the novice who seeks an introduction to the visual arts and current art-related issues. It provides an opportunity for all to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for art.
Author(s): Anthony Marra
Music Travel Culture was written and designed for the busy 21st century music student. Most of the textbook uses the outline rather than the paragraph approach of presenting information. One of the main purposes of the book is to give students information on instruments and skills needed to become better listeners in all kinds of music. Besides discussing music, the text also adds dimensions of travel and culture while explaining how all three are connected.
Author(s): Jacqueline P Lathrop
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent is written for those who are interested in major cultural developments in Mexico and parts of Central America, from earliest times to the Conquest of Mexico in the 16th century.
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent:
Author(s): Todd V Lewis
The performance of literature discipline seems as vibrant and innovative as ever.
The new seventh edition of Communicating Literature: An Introduction to Oral Interpretation reflects changes in the performance of literature since the first edition was published in 1991. The publication offers a communication-oriented definition of oral interpretation, a basic rudimentary statement of oral interpretation essentials and a link between oral interpretation and acting.
Author(s): William Rod Foster
Contemporary Film History covers the invention of television in the 1950's through the recent Avatar movie, and is essential to any introductory course in American film-making. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational tone, this book will capture and maintain students' attention with the following features:
Author(s): CAROL ECKERT
Revised 1st Edition Now Available!
Comprehensive and concise introductory level art text.
Conversing in Art: Learning the Language of the Visual Arts represents a starting point to help students facilitate conversations about the world of art. This text covers topics from the basics of form, to what works are about and the situations in which they were created, to current issues in the art world today.