Listening to Western Music (7th Edition) by Craig Wright

By Craig Wright

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ISBN: 1133953913
ISBN-13: 9781133953913
eISBN: 1285546229
eISBN-13: 9781285546223
Edition: 7
Pub. Date: January 2013
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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LISTENING TO WESTERN song is designed that will help you strengthen and refine the listening talents of your scholars and encourage a lifelong appreciation of tune. writer and award-winning scholar-teacher Craig Wright, who has taught track Appreciation classes for greater than 35 years, is continually praised through reviewers and different professors for his remarkable accuracy and his transparent, direct, conversational variety. during the publication, Wright connects with today's scholars by means of incorporating comparisons among pop and classical tune and through the use of examples from well known artists to demonstrate center innovations. This chronological textual content succinctly covers conventional Western track from medieval to trendy, discussing examples from each one old interval inside their social contexts and the development of every piece. hearing WESTERN song is the one textual content that offers Craig Wright's personal Listening routines, within the booklet and on-line, which support scholars concentrate on vital musical parts and episodes. A unfastened CD, packaged with each one print reproduction of the textual content, contains all the musical examples for the half 1 listening workouts. an entire set of not obligatory on-line pupil assets contains lively Listening courses, streaming track, an interactive book, quizzing, and more--all to problem your scholars. the entire song mentioned within the textual content can be on hand on CD and on Sony tune obtain playing cards.

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Where and How to Listen CDs for Your Book The Introduction to Listening (Intro) CD bound into your book, as well as the 2-CD set, 5-CD set, and Popular/Global CD that are available for purchase, contains the highest-quality recordings commercially available, in terms of both musical artistry and engineering excellence. You can play them on your computer or your car stereo, of course, or even load them onto your smartphone. But access to quality audio equipment (a separate player, amplifier, and speakers) will help produce the best home audio experience.

How do you depict the advent of a superhero and a sunrise (Fig. 6) through music? Strauss tells us. The music should ascend in pitch, get louder, and grow in warmth (more instruments). Moreover, the leading instrument should be the trumpet, the sound of which has traditionally been associated with heroic deeds. The climax should be signaled by the great volume of the full orchestra, in this case the large Romantic orchestra of the late nineteenth century. Simple as these techniques may be, they are the means through which Strauss conveys musical meaning.

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