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A really interesting read about the evolution of music along with how it was instrumental with the shaping of our society. The book was purchased with an interactive portion via webpage that I thought was brilliant with learning!read more
The whole book was fascinating! My favorite section was during the early renaissance period with Mozart and Beethoven, both such brilliant composers. I just can't fathom how the world would be today without their influence!
Information on time periods of music Composer bio Great for taking notesread more
Music Appreciation, this book was a great study tool for my class
The class was very interesting. I liked learning about the different composers of each time period.read more
This book helped me understand what my teacher was trying to say.
The history of music, and genres. Such as jazz, blues, classical, rock, etc.read more
Music Appriciation. This book was used for a freshman level general studies class.
Learning any type of music: singing, instrumental, composing, teachingread more
It would be better if it included a dictionary for some of the hard words.
Was excellent sourece of information on music and easy to read.read more
The language and presentation of the book was made in such a way that everyone gets clear idea in their mind.
A brief history of music from the various eras including the baroque and the classical eras. The book was detailed and gave us detailed and vivid examples of music and its structure and development throughout history.read more
The classical structure of music, with the development, exposition, and recapitulation because it gave me a basic outline to what music should classically sound like.
I learned a lot about how music evolved through the time periods! I have never really been interested in music but, this book showed me a lot of things I didn't know!read more
How music evolved and changed back from the beginning. very effective!
This book was interesting, but it covered a plethora of musicians from different time periods. If the book went more in depth on fewer musicians I think I personally would have found it more interesting.read more
I enjoyed reading and learning about the big named musicians such as Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, etc. It helps to place them in musical history
Better chapter identification so I know where I'm at.read more
It is one of the best I've ever had. This is my third music text book and I loved it.
the primary subject of this book is about music and composers and their liferead more
I learn about different instruments and different composers. I also learned about the different tones in music
I like the gloassary and dictionary in the back. It makes it quick to find vocabulary definitions.read more
I feel like the book does not have many flaws to it. It is very helpful and in depth. Some definitions may be hard to understand, but other than that, it is laid out very well.