Cover image for The enjoyment of music : an introduction to perceptive listening
Title:
The enjoyment of music : an introduction to perceptive listening
Author:
Machlis, Joseph, 1906-1998.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Eighth edition, shorter.
Publication Information:
New York : W. W. Norton, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxx, 517 pages, 66 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780393973013
Format :
Book

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Central Library MT6 .M134 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

A new edition of the premiere college appreciation text used by over two generations of students. This immensely popular book is available in Chronological, Standard (more familiar music first), and Shorter versions. Among the many special features are detailed Listening Guides for numerous pieces, Cultural Perspectives that shed light on music of the world's peoples, and quotes from composers "In Their Own Words". The Norton Recordings, released separately in Full and Shorter sets, provides outstanding performances of all guided listening examples. The Shorter -- four enhanced CDs -- offers the latest in interactive electronic listening guides.


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