Experience Music!provides an innovative approach to the fundamental challenge of the music appreciation course: the development of real listening skills in each student. With its unique three-part chapter structure in which one piece of music is experienced three times over the course of the chapter, this new text offers a fresh, exciting, and more effective way to help students appreciate and understand great music of all kinds.Experience Music!incorporates additional features providing other frameworks for listening. InHearing the Differencestudents are challenged to compare two contrasting works and understand their similarities and differences.The Live Experienceexposes students to the role of performers in shaping the music we hear.A program of well-crafted supplementary material serves the needs of students as well as instructors using the text. Each new text is packaged with a set of two audio CDs featuring key works addressed in the text and an interactive CD-ROM; additional musical selections are also available for optional purchase. Within the text itself and in the audio CD and CD-ROM components,Experience Music!provides the tools that help students listen more actively and appreciatively.Charlton, Katherine is the author of 'Experience Music! ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780073025797 and ISBN 0073025798.