Learning to Listen: A Handbook for Music / Edition 1

Learning to Listen: A Handbook for Music / Edition 1

by Grosvenor Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226115194

ISBN-13: 9780226115191

Pub. Date: 02/28/1962

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

This clearly written guide to good listening habits is an excellent introduction to the essential musical knowledge one needs to understand the great musical masterpieces of past and present. Complete with examples and illustrations, this handbook introduces its reader to technicalities such as notation, terminology, and metrics, and will enable him to follow a

Overview

This clearly written guide to good listening habits is an excellent introduction to the essential musical knowledge one needs to understand the great musical masterpieces of past and present. Complete with examples and illustrations, this handbook introduces its reader to technicalities such as notation, terminology, and metrics, and will enable him to follow a score, identify instruments, pick out themes, and recognize common musical terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226115191
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
02/28/1962
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

To the Listening Reader
Musical Process
1. Rudiments
2. Movement
3. Harmony
4. Form
5. Color
6. Style
Constructive Elements
7. Common Procedures and Types
8. Scales
Musical Supplement
Music Supplement
Glossary-Index

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