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ISBN-13 9780136017561ISBN-10 0136017568
ISBN-10 0136017509ISBN-13 9780136017509
Author(s): Steven Cornelius; Mary Natvig
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 256

For one semester/quarter undergraduate-level courses in Music Appreciation.

Music: A Social Experience presents different contexts and ways for students to think about music. Cornelius and Natvig provide active music listening exercises and narratives that aims to promote the student's social and cultural awareness through musical knowledge. The organization of the text is aimed at introducing themes and subjects that influence the musical experience in today's world. By introducing elements, social factors, lively narratives and innovative activities, the student is given the tools to form a personal appreciation and understanding of the power of music.