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)
In the late 1990s, the MP3 became the de facto standard for digital audio files and the networked computer began to claim a significant place in the lives of more and more listeners. The dovetailing of these two circumstances is the basis of a new mode of musical production and distribution where new practices emerge. This book is not a definitive statement about what the new music industry is. Rather, it is devoted to what this new industry is becoming by examining these practices as experiments, dedicated to negotiating what is replacing an "object based" industry oriented around the production and exchange of physical recordings. In this new economy, constant attention is paid to the production and licensing of intellectual property and the rise of the "social musician" who has been encouraged to become more entrepreneurial. Finally, every element of the industry now must consider a new type of audience, the "end user", and their productive and distributive capacities around which services and musicians must orient their practices and investments.
Delivered in St. Martin's hall and the training institutions of the national society This book, "A grammar of musical harmony the substance of lectures," by John Pyke Hullah, is a replication of a book originally published before 1852. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.
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The study of the social context of music must consider the day-to-day experiences of its practitioners; their economic, social, professional and artistic goals; and the material and cultural conditions under which these goals were pursued. This book traces the daily working life and aspirations of British musicians during the sweeping social and economic transformation of Britain from 1750 to 1850. It features working musicians of all types and at all levels - organists, singers, instrumentalists, teachers, composers and entrepreneurs - and explores their educational background, their conditions of employment, their wages, the systems of patronage that supported them, and their individual perceptions. Deborah Rohr focuses not only on social and economic pressures but also on a range of negative cultural beliefs faced by the musicians. Also considered are the implications of such conditions for their social and professional status, and for their musical aspirations.
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