Music: an appreciation

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McGraw-Hill, 2002 - Music - 456 pages
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Through seven editions, Roger Kamien's Music: An Appreciation has become the most widely used text for Music Appreciation and Introduction to Music Literature courses. The author has approached his new eight edition with the goal of re-examining the scholarship and refreshing the repertoire while maintaining the strengths that have made the book number one - the clear presentation of musical elements, the vivid depiction of music history, the carefully chosen musical examples, the detailed and informative Listening Outlines, and the unsurpassed supplements package.

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Review: Music: An Appreciation Brief Edition with 5-CD Set

User Review  - Miguel - Goodreads

This is the textbook I use in Music Appreciation. The music selections are excellent and I really like the listening guides, but it's biggest drawback is that it does not cover jazz in nearly enough detail. Read full review

Review: Music: An Appreciation Brief Edition with 5-CD Set

User Review  - Portia S - Goodreads

This lovely book sends one on a musical adventure from Vivaldi to Stravinsky, where one learns to identify unique features of each musical period. Also, there are lovely biographies of some of the greatest musicians of all time. Read full review

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