The World of Music

  • Publsiher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release : 30 July 2009
  • ISBN : UOM:39015084110801
  • Page : 342 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters

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Book Excerpt : The World of Music is a music appreciation book designed for instructors who want to focus on listening to music as it exists in the real world of their students. Expanding the traditional repertoire used for music study, this popular text begins with American folk, religious, jazz, popular, and ethnic music before introducing some world music and concluding with a thorough overview of Western classical music. The approach captures the essence of each repertoire, and equips students to recognize different styles, appreciate their different functions, and possess a solid foundation for a lifetime of musical appreciation.