9780072989199

America's Musical Landscape

  • ISBN 13:

    9780072989199

  • ISBN 10:

    007298919X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/03/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This text addresses the broad range of music in the United States from early periods to today, presenting this rich tapestry of sound in its historical and cultural context. Its reasonable length, readability, and logical organization make the text a useful and attractive means of furthering appreciation of the musical heritage of the United States. Frequent connections to other arts, particularly the visual arts, add to the book's appeal and enhance understanding of core musical concepts. The text also offers an elegant and readable introduction to the fundamentals of music.To order the text packaged with a set of three CDs of recorded examples, at a discounted price, use ISBN 0-07-304387-7.

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