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Music: An Appreciation
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Publication date February 26, 2007
Pages 416
Binding Paperback
Edition 6 brief
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780073401348
ISBN-10 007340134X
Dimensions 0.75 by 8 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.85 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $126.75
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Whether from a concert stage or at the front of a classroom, Roger Kamien knows how to reach an audience--blending intelligence and passion to lift music from the page and bring it to life. His unique combination of artistic and teaching skills makes Music: An Appreciation, Brief Edition an invaluable tool for students wanting to learn more about music.

This best-selling textbook introduces students to perceptive listening and provides an engaging introduction to musical elements, forms, and stylistic periods. It is organized chronologically, but individual sections can be addressed in any order, for a variety of teaching approaches. Musical notation is included but is not required to understand the popular listening guides featured in the text, which focus students’ attention on musical events as they unfold.

The Online Learning Center for this text provides open access for all students to many activities and video instrument demonstrations in addition to quiz and study materials for each chapter..

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