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Discovering Music (Paperback)

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Make your Music Appreciation course as inspiring as the music it covers. Discovering Music, Second Edition, offers a compelling and contemporary guide that invites your students to connect intellectually and emotionally with music from the Western canon and beyond. The second edition features an expanded video program, additional coverage of women and minority composers, and new "Making Connections" sections that allow students to make connections with non-Western musical traditions. Please click the "Book Information" tab for detailed information on the text's unique features.

Digital Learning Tools to Enrich Your Course

All new print and electronic versions of Discovering Music, Second Edition, come with access to a full suite of engaging digital learning tools that can be delivered in a variety of ways to suit your course needs: in your local LMS with Oxford's interoperable course cartridge, in Oxford's cloud-based Dashboard, or in a stand-alone enhanced eBook.

An enhanced eBook integrates Larry Todd's engaging narrative with a rich assortment of audio and video resources

Streaming audio provides students with access to high-quality recordings of all seventy-eight key pieces discussed in the text

Digital Listening Maps animate the "First Listen" segment of the in-text Listening Maps, making it easier for students to follow along with the music

A collection of fifty-six engaging videos provides hours of rich multimedia content, including instrument demonstrations by members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra; opera performance clips; new non-Western music demonstrations; and author videos in which R. Larry Todd explains and demonstrates key concepts

Auto-graded quizzes test students' knowledge. Quizzes average 8-10 questions in length and often include at least one listening question related to a brief audio clip.

New assignable "Listening Log" essay activities in each part ask students to find and explore additional musical examples related to material discussed in the part.

About the Author


R. Larry Todd is Arts and Sciences Professor of Music in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780190938925
ISBN-10: 0190938927
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2020
Pages: 608
Language: English