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Music: A Social Experience (1st edition), ISBN/EAN: 9780136017509 / 0136017509by Steven Cornelius, Mary Natvig
Paperback, 256 Pages, Published 2011 by Prentice Hall, 1st edition
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SEE the songs and stories of music as you’ve never HEARD them before An integrated textbook which traces the societal impact of music and prov ... more » ides wonderful listening features Music: A Social Experience presents different contexts and ways for students to think about music. Authors Steve Cornelius and Mary Natvig provide active music listening exercises and narratives that aim to promote the student's social and cultural awareness through musical knowledge. The organization of the text is aimed at introducing themes and subjects that influence the musical experience in today's world. By introducing musical elements, social factors, lively narratives and innovative activities, the student is given the tools to form a personal appreciation and understanding of the power of music. The book is paired with MySearchLab, featuring listening guides with streaming audio, short texts on special topics, and sample recordings and notation to illustrate basic concepts in music. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning-MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Active Listening- The authors bring the music to the foreground for the student, helping students listen to and analyze the music. Engage Students-Music: A Social Experience introduces students to major topics (music in war; music and worship; music and gender) as a means of introducing them to a wide variety of listening experiences. This topical approach will engage students in learning by showing them how musicians in different musical styles and from different eras addressed similar themes. Support Instructors- Supported by the best instructor resources on the market; MySearchLab, an Instructor’s Manual, and PowerPoint slides. Note: MySearchLab does no come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit www.MySearchLab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (VP ISBN-10: 0205245226, VP ISBN-13: 9780205245222) « less
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