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What to listen for in music

Author: Aaron Copland; Alan Rich; Leonard Slatkin
Publisher: New York, N.Y : Signet Classic, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether they listen to Mozart or Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland invites readers to ask two basic questions: Are they hearing everything that is going on' Are they really being sensitive to it' With his provocative suggestions, Aaron Copland guides readers through a deeper appreciation of the most rewarding of all art forms.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990.
What to listen for in music.
New York, N.Y : Signet Classic, ©2011
(OCoLC)700926560
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Copland; Alan Rich; Leonard Slatkin
ISBN: 9781101513149 1101513144 9781101503744 1101503742
OCLC Number: 759841391
Notes: "This is a revised edition of an authorized reprint of a hardcover edition published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, [2002]"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 266 pages) : music
Contents: Preliminaries --
How we listen --
The creative process in music --
The four elements of music : Rhythm --
Melody --
Harmony --
Tone color --
Musical texture --
Musical structure --
Fundamental forms : Sectional form --
Variation form --
Fugal form --
Sonata form --
Free forms --
Opera and music drama --
Contemporary music --
Film music --
From composer to interpreter to listener.
Responsibility: Aaron Copland ; with a foreword and epilogue by Alan Rich ; and an introduction by William Schuman ; and a new appreciation by Leonard Slatkin.

Abstract:

Whether they listen to Mozart or Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland invites readers to ask two basic questions: Are they hearing everything that is going on' Are they really being sensitive to it' With his provocative suggestions, Aaron Copland guides readers through a deeper appreciation of the most rewarding of all art forms.

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