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AUTHORS: Hoffer, Charles - ©2010
Charles Hoffer's best-selling MUSIC LISTENING TODAY is a complete music course that develops student listening skills while teaching you to appreciate the different styles, forms, and genres of music. The text features 43 concise chapters, teaching you how to listen to music as you read. MUSIC LISTENING TODAY offers rich illustrations of "musical moments in daily life" throughout the text, as well as covers a variety of popular music from cultures around the world. MUSIC LISTENING TODAY is a brief, affordable chronological survey text featuring two CDs automatically included with the book at no additional cost. The CDs contain the text's core music selections, and provide you with the date of work, genre, form, medium, and tempo. Downloadable Active Listening Guides for the CD graphically show the progression of the musical work, providing examples and commentary for student learning. These tools also give you live access to biographical sketches, musical terms, interactive "Practice Learning Quizzes," and links to related websites. MUSIC LISTENING TODAY provides dozens of familiar and lesser-known musical selections, all carefully chosen for their ability to get you interested in listening to all kinds of music.