ISBN-10:
0136017509
ISBN-13:
9780136017509
Pub. Date:
10/03/2011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Music: A Social Experience / Edition 1

Music: A Social Experience / Edition 1

by Steven Cornelius, Mary Natvig
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Overview

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 provides 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)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780136017509
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/03/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 493,067
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Steven Cornelius is Lecturer in Music at University of Massachusetts Boston.

Mary Natvig is Professor of Music History at Bowling Green State University.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Music Fundamentals

Chapter 1. Experiencing Music

Chapter 2. Listening to Music

Chapter 3. Three Listening Examples

Musical Identities

Chapter 4. Music and Ethnicity

Chapter 5. Music and Gender

Chapter 6. Music and Spirituality

Musical Intersections

Chapter 7. Music and Politics

Chapter 8. Music and War

Chapter 9. Music and Love

Musical Narratives

Chapter 10. Music and Broadway

Chapter 11. Music and Film

Chapter 12. Music and Dance

Chapter 13. Music and Concert

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