Joseph Kerman,. Gary Tomlinson. · Rating details · ratings · 9 reviews. With its superb recording package and innovative listening charts, this landmark . Joseph Kerman (Author, University of California, Berkeley), Gary Tomlinson Listen makes music accessible to all with its concise historical and cultural. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Listen (Brief Fourth Edition) on Discogs.

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Listen makes music accessible to all with its concise krman and cultural context, compelling composer biographies, and clear Listening Charts. The redesigned Eighth Edition incorporates new perspectives on music sincenew repertory, and illuminating discussions to help students synthesize the important concepts of classical music and develop the listening skills to explore it further. Since Listen ‘s original publication init has received praise for its distinctive lively prose.

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The authors enliven discussions of individual works with an authority that is full of warmth and occasional flash of humor. Additional features that support this superb narrative include Listening Charts and Listening Exercises, which are available online in interactive form to facilitate student comprehension.


Listen focuses on music from the time of Bach through the twentieth century. After Unit I Fundamentalsthe historical scheme goes from “early music”—everything before Listn and Handel, when the standard repertory begins—to the three great periods of Western classical music: Unit II Early Music: An Overview is independent of the rest of the text and can be omitted by instructors wishing to do so.

Each copy of the print text contains access to all the streaming audio, interactive listening guides, video resources—including excerpts from the Metropolitan Opera—the complete ebook, and more.

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A classic music-appreciation text made fresh for today’s students. Tomlinosn Contents Package Offers Engaging discussions Since Listen ‘s original publication init has received praise for its distinctive lively prose.


Listen: Brief Fifth Edition

Listen provides the context needed to tomlinwon the most out of the material: Four Prelude chapters–one for each of the major stylistic eras–contain accounts of musical styles of the time and highlights the cultural aspects that stood in close relation.

Biography boxes on the lives of major composers include portraits, concise lists of their work, and suggestions for further listening.

An lines Appendix A locate composers in relation to other important historical figures and events.

Seven Global Perspectives explore musical traditions outside the western world to elaborate on the European and American topics discussed and highlight the shared common tendencies of music making worldwide. To the Instructor Introduction: