The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening

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W. W. Norton Limited, 1984 - Music - 444 pages
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User Review  - Bobby Chastain - Goodreads

This informative text is as entertaining as it is educational. The reader looking for a deeper knowledge of "classical" music will at once learn basic analytical terminology (without delving deep into ... Read full review

Review: The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening

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This book is somewhat long-winded, and can be quite tedious and boring unless you're really into the work that goes in behind the music. It's primary genre is classical and orchestral work. Read full review

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About the author (1984)

The late Joseph Machlis was professor of music at Queens College of the City University of New York. Among his many publications are Introduction to Contemporary Music (Norton) and singing translations for many operas.

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