For courses in Music Appreciation
Build Listening Skills Through Music Appreciation
Understanding Music teaches students to listen to music with depth, understanding, and knowledge. Using music as a tool to exercise listening skills, the Eighth Edition integrates lively text, clear listening guides, and hands-on videos and web activities to convey the importance of listening. Through exploring and understanding different music from all around the world, Understanding Music teaches students how to appreciate music concepts and styles, as well as gain important listening skills they can exercise in all areas of life.
Also available with MyMusicLab®
MyMusicLab for the Music Appreciation course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. And the Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyMusicLab does not include an eText.
Understanding Music, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. .