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Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : Roger Scruton
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2016-02-25
ISBN : 1474270204
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With Understanding Music and The Aesthetics of Music (1997) Roger Scruton set a new standard of rigour and seriousness in the philosophy of music. This collection of wide-ranging essays covers all aspects of the theory and practice of music, showing the significance of music as an expression of the moral life. The book is split into two parts, the first is devoted to the aesthetics and theory of music and the second consists of critical studies of individual composers, thinkers and works including essays on Mozart, Wagner, Beethoven's Ninth, Janácek & Schoenberg, Szymanowski and Adorno. Understanding Music will appeal to specialists in philosophy and musicology and also to music lovers who wish to find deeper meaning in this mysterious art. The Bloomsbury Revelations editions includes a new preface from author.

All about Music Theory

All about Music Theory Book
Author : Mark Harrison
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Release : 2009-07-01
ISBN : 9781423452089
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Describes the fundamentals of music, covering such topics as music notation, scales and modes, chord progression, and song form and structure.

Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015
ISBN : 9780134192239
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Gateways to Understanding Music

Gateways to Understanding Music Book
Author : Timothy Rice,Dave Wilson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-01-31
ISBN : 9781138039063
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Gateways to Understanding Musicexplores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making and the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a global rather than a Eurocentric perspective. Each of sixty modular "gateways" covers a particular genre, style, or period of music. Every gateway opens with a guided listening example that unlocks a world of music through careful study of its structural elements. Based on their listening experience, students are asked to consider how the piece came to be composed or performed, how the piece or performance responded to the social and cultural issues at the time and place of its creation, and what that music means today. Students learn to listen to, explain, understand, and ultimately value all the music they may encounter in their world. FEATURES Global scope- Presents all music as worthy of study, including classical, world, popular, and jazz. Historical narrative- Begins with small-scale forager societies up to the present day, with a shifting focus from global to European to American perspectives. Listening-guided learning- Leads to understanding the emotion, meaning, significance, and history of music. Introduction of musical concepts- After a brief introduction, defined as needed and compiled into an Appendix for reference. Modular framework - 60 gateways in 14 chapters allow flexibility to organize chronologically or by the seven recurring themes: aesthetics, emotion, social life, links to culture, politics, economics, and technology. Consistent structure- With each gateway organized in the same step-by-step format, students learn through repeated practice how to listen and how to think about music In addition to streamed audio examples, the companion website includes quizzes, timelines, resources for instructors, and a test bank.

Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : HansHeinrich Eggebrecht
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-07-05
ISBN : 1351538098
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In an age when our patterns of music consumption are changing rapidly, musical understanding has never been more relevant. Understanding Music provides readers with an ideal entry point to the topic, addressing 'both the music lover who has made listening to music an important part of his life and at the same time is willing to reflect on music and his encounter with it, as well as the more academically-minded enthusiast and the thoughtful expert.' Its author, Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht, was one of the most influential German musicologists of the twentieth century and yet he is almost unknown to English readers. His published work stretches from one end of the musicological spectrum to the other, with research on historical topics in early music, Bach, Beethoven reception, Mahler and music aesthetics all featuring. Understanding Music summarizes Eggebrecht's thoughts on the relationship between music and cognition. As he says in his preface, the purpose of his book is 'to direct the reader towards the fundamental issues and processes implied in understanding music. What does understanding mean when applied to music? How is the process to be described? What different kinds of understanding are to be distinguished here? What other concepts are implicit in and related to the concept of understanding? How is the relationship between music and the listener who understands it to be articulated? What might correct understanding of music mean given music's multiplicity of meaning and effect? Where are the limits of understanding and what lies beyond? What role do language and history play?'. Eggebrecht's answers to these and other questions amount to a compelling account of how the mind grasps the sounds of music in themselves and what other factors contribute to music's meaning so much to us as listeners.

Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : Jeremy Yudkin
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2015-01-08
ISBN : 0133862178
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For courses in Music Appreciation Build Listening Skills Through Music Appreciation Understanding Music teaches readers to listen to music with depth, understanding, and knowledge. Using music as a tool to exercise listening skills, the Eighth Edition integrates lively text, clear listening guides, and hands-on videos and web activities to convey the importance of listening. Through exploring and understanding different music from all around the world, Understanding Music teaches readers how to appreciate music concepts and styles, as well as gain important listening skills they can exercise in all areas of life. Understanding Music, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

The Everything Essential Music Theory Book

The Everything Essential Music Theory Book Book
Author : Marc Schonbrun
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2014-09-05
ISBN : 1440583390
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Offers comprehensive musical understanding, including explanations of scales, chords, and harmonization.

Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : Roger Scruton
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2016-02-25
ISBN : 1474270182
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With Understanding Music and The Aesthetics of Music (1997) Roger Scruton set a new standard of rigour and seriousness in the philosophy of music. This collection of wide-ranging essays covers all aspects of the theory and practice of music, showing the significance of music as an expression of the moral life. The book is split into two parts, the first is devoted to the aesthetics and theory of music and the second consists of critical studies of individual composers, thinkers and works including essays on Mozart, Wagner, Beethoven's Ninth, Janácek & Schoenberg, Szymanowski and Adorno. Understanding Music will appeal to specialists in philosophy and musicology and also to music lovers who wish to find deeper meaning in this mysterious art. The Bloomsbury Revelations editions includes a new preface from author.

Understanding Music Theory

Understanding Music Theory Book
Author : Poldi Zeitlin,David Goldberger
Publisher : Omnibus Press& Schirmer Trade Books
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780711986718
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume offers a foundation course for use by students and teachers. You start at the beginning and advance to the point where you can harmonize and play satisfactory piano accompaniments to familiar tunes. Each paper is accompanied by a self-test work sheet and answers are given at the end of the book.

Gateways to Understanding Music

Gateways to Understanding Music Book
Author : Timothy Rice,Dave Wilson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-01-31
ISBN : 135170883X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Gateways to Understanding Music explores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making to the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a global rather than a Eurocentric perspective. Each of sixty modular "gateways" covers a particular genre, style, or period of music. Every gateway opens with a guided listening example that unlocks a world of music through careful study of its structural elements. Based on their listening experience, students are asked to consider how the piece came to be composed or performed, how the piece or performance responded to the social and cultural issues at the time and place of its creation, and what that music means today. Students learn to listen to, explain, understand, and ultimately value all the music they may encounter in their world. FEATURES Global scope—Presents all music as worthy of study, including classical, world, popular, and jazz. Historical narrative—Begins with small-scale forager societies up to the present, with a shifting focus from global to European to American influences. Modular framework—60 gateways in 14 chapters allow flexibility to organize chronologically or by the seven recurring themes: aesthetics, emotion, social life, links to culture, politics, economics, and technology. Listening-guided learning—Leads to understanding the emotion, meaning, significance, and history of music. Introduction of musical concepts—Defined as needed and compiled into a Glossary for reference. Consistent structure—With the same step-by-step format, students learn through repeated practice how to listen and how to think about music. In addition to streamed audio examples, the companion website hosts essential instructors’ resources.

Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : Antony Hopkins
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9780195210286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this prize-winning volume, Antony Hopkins offers an accessible and entertaining introduction to the pleasures of music. He shows how music has developed over the centuries, the ways in which it has been written, and exactly what to listen for in a wide range of musical forms. With his well-known talent for making even the most complex types of music clear to non-musicians, Hopkins begins with the basics--rhythm, harmony, and melody--and then moves on to more advanced topics, such as the key system and the principal musical forms. From preludes and fugues to sonatas, symphonies, and concertos, Hopkins provides a generous number of musical examples to demonstrate how various compositions should be interpreted. And by analyzing representative works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, and Panufnik, he is able to show how various composers have approached their art, and how music has evolved from the eighteenth century to the present day. Also included are sections on different modes of expression throughout the ages, innovations in instruments, the meaning behind the music, the relationship between words and music in choral works, and a special chapter on approaches to three important works that have been proved especially challenging to listeners: Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, The Rite of Spring by Stravinsky, and Webern's 6 Bagatelles for String Quartet. Appendices include help on more technical aspects of scores, and a ery useful glossary of musical terms. The perfect companion for listeners approaching classical music for the first time, as well as for those who wish to gain further insight into their favorite compositions, Understanding Music is an essential part of any music lover's library.

Understanding Music

Understanding Music Book
Author : Jeremy Yudkin
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1999
ISBN : 9780130811257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Jeremy Yudkin's" book is a rich music appreciation program that supports the ultimate goal of teaching active listening. By focusing on music of the Western tradition in its social, historical, and global context, this book engages readers in an active listening experience of music through a lively narrative text and innovative activities. Topic coverage includes music around the world, the fundamentals of music, the art of listening, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Baroque Era, the Classic Era, Beethoven, the Nineteenth Century, and the Twentieth Century. For those interested in developing active listening skills and a deeper appreciation for music.

Anthology to accompany GATEWAYS TO UNDERSTANDING MUSIC

Anthology to accompany GATEWAYS TO UNDERSTANDING MUSIC Book
Author : Samuel N. Dorf,Heather MacLachlan,Julia Randel
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-12-31
ISBN : 1000319989
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This anthology to accompany Gateways to Understanding Music is comprised of musical "texts." These broadly defined texts—primarily musical scores—facilitate the integration of score study and music theory into the ethno/musicology curriculum, a necessary focus in the training of the professional musician. As posed by the textbook, the last question in each modular "gateway" is "Where do I go from here?" This resource provides one more opportunity to go beyond the textbook to examine music scores and texts in even greater depth. This anthology is a combination of primary sources for study: musical scores and music transcriptions, along with a few primary source documents and musical exercises.

Melodramatic Voices Understanding Music Drama

Melodramatic Voices  Understanding Music Drama Book
Author : Sarah Hibberd
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-04-22
ISBN : 1317097939
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The genre of mélodrame à grand spectacle that emerged in the boulevard theatres of Paris in the 1790s - and which was quickly exported abroad - expressed the moral struggle between good and evil through a drama of heightened emotions. Physical gesture, mise en scène and music were as important in communicating meaning and passion as spoken dialogue. The premise of this volume is the idea that the melodramatic aesthetic is central to our understanding of nineteenth-century music drama, broadly defined as spoken plays with music, operas and other hybrid genres that combine music with text and/or image. This relationship is examined closely, and its evolution in the twentieth century in selected operas, musicals and films is understood as an extension of this nineteenth-century aesthetic. The book therefore develops our understanding of opera in the context of melodrama's broader influence on musical culture during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This book will appeal to those interested in film studies, drama, theatre and modern languages as well as music and opera.

Teacher s Manual for Understanding Music

Teacher s Manual for Understanding Music Book
Author : William Fleming,Abraham Veinus
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1958
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Teacher s Manual for Understanding Music book written by William Fleming,Abraham Veinus, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Understanding music

Understanding music Book
Author : Richard Charles Berg
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1966
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Understanding music book written by Richard Charles Berg, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Create Produce Consume

Create  Produce  Consume Book
Author : David Bruenger
Publisher : University of California Press
Release : 2019-10-08
ISBN : 0520303512
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Create, Produce, Consume explores the cycle of musical experience for musicians, professionals, and budding entrepreneurs looking to break into the music industry. Building on the concepts of his previous book, Making Money, Making Music, David Bruenger provides readers with a basic framework for understanding the relationships between the artist and audience and the producer consumer by examining the methods underlying creation-production-reception and creation-consumption-compensation. Each chapter offers a different perspective on the processes and structures that lead listeners to discover, experience, and interact with music and musical artists. Through case studies ranging from Taylor Swift’s refusal to allow her music to be streamed on Spotify to the rise of artists supported through sites like Patreon, Bruenger offers highly relevant real-world examples of industry practices that shape our encounters with music. Create, Produce, Consume is a critical tool for giving readers the agile knowledge necessary to adapt to a rapidly changing music industry. Graphs, tables, lists for additional reading, and questions for further discussion illustrate key concepts. Online resources for instructors and students will include sample syllabi, lists for expanded reading, and more.

New Essays on Musical Understanding

New Essays on Musical Understanding Book
Author : Peter Kivy,Professor of Philosophy Peter Kivy
Publisher : Clarendon Press
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780199246618
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Peter Kivy presents a selection of his new and recent writings on the philosophy of music--an area to which he has been one of the most eminent contributors. In his distinctively elegant and informal style, Kivy explores such topics as musicology and its history, the nature of musical works, and the role of emotion in music, and does so in a way that will attract the interest of philosophical and musical readers alike. Most works are published here for the first time, each one unique and accessible, making this collection a delight both to followers of Kivy's work and to first-time readers.

Design for Understanding Music

Design for Understanding Music Book
Author : A. Verne Wilson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1966
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Design for Understanding Music book written by A. Verne Wilson, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Mathematical Music Theory

Mathematical Music Theory Book
Author : Mariana Montiel,Robert W Peck
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing
Release : 2018-11-14
ISBN : 9813235322
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Questions about variation, similarity, enumeration, and classification of musical structures have long intrigued both musicians and mathematicians. Mathematical models can be found from theoretical analysis to actual composition or sound production. Increasingly in the last few decades, musical scholarship has incorporated modern mathematical content. One example is the application of methods from Algebraic Combinatorics, or Topology and Graph Theory, to the classification of different musical objects. However, these applications of mathematics in the understanding of music have also led to interesting open problems in mathematics itself. The reach and depth of the contributions on mathematical music theory presented in this volume is significant. Each contribution is in a section within these subjects: (i) Algebraic and Combinatorial Approaches; (ii) Geometric, Topological, and Graph-Theoretical Approaches; and (iii) Distance and Similarity Measures in Music. remove