The Essential Listening to Music
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Author : Craig Wright


304 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013

©2016 , Published


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Combining outstanding listening pedagogy with clear writing and cutting-edge digital resources, THE ESSENTIAL LISTENING TO MUSIC (with Download Card), 2e delivers a streamlined and succinct presentation of classical music that inspires a lifelong appreciation of music. Scholar and master-teacher Cra... more


A brief, streamlined version of Wright's comprehensive LISTENING TO MUSIC, the Second Edition of THE ESSENTIAL LISTENING TO MUSIC (with Download Card) offers a succinct 16-chapter presentation of Western (or classical) music.

Concise Listening Cues contain such key information as genre and form, "W... more

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The Second Edition's pedagogy is fully integrated with MindTap--giving students the ultimate personal learning experience and providing instructors with high-value gradable activities like Listening Exercises and quizzes.

Delivering anywhere, anytime learning opportunities, MindTap's engaging, pers... more

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