Listening To Music

Listening To Music

Listening To Music

Compact disc contains 25 tracks of music by different performers as listed in the text.

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Genre : Music
Author : Craig Wright
Publisher : Schirmer Books
Release : 2007-01-25
Total Pages : 510 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124082764


What To Listen For In Music

What To Listen For In Music

Now in trade paperback: “The definitive guide to musical enjoyment” (Forum). In this fascinating analysis of how to listen to both contemporary and classical music analytically, eminent American composer Aaron Copland offers provocative suggestions that will bring readers a deeper appreciation of the most viscerally rewarding of all art forms.

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Genre : Music
Author : Aaron Copland
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2011-02-01
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781101513149


The Listening Book

The Listening Book

The Listening Book is about rediscovering the power of listening as an instrument of self-discovery and personal transformation. By exploring our capacity for listening to sounds and for making music, we can awaken and release our full creative powers. Mathieu offers suggestions and encouragement on many aspects of music-making, and provides playful exercises to help readers appreciate the connection between sound, music, and everyday life.

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Genre : Music
Author : W. A. Mathieu
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release : 1991-03-27
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9780834827677


Being Musically Attuned

Being Musically Attuned

Listening according to mood is likely to be what most people do when they listen to music. We want to take part in, or even be part of, the emerging world of the musical work. Using the sources of musical history and philosophy, Erik Wallrup explores this extremely vague and elusive phenomenon, which is held to be fundamental to musical hearing. Wallrup unfolds the untold musical history of the German word for ’mood’, Stimmung, which in the 19th century was abundant in the musical aesthetics of the German-Austrian sphere. Martin Heidegger’s much-discussed philosophy of Stimmung is introduced into the field of music, allowing Wallrup to realise fully the potential of the concept. Mood in music, or, to be more precise, musical attunement, should not be seen as a peculiar kind of emotionality, but that which constitutes fundamentally the relationship between listener and music. Exploring mood, or attunement, is indispensable for a thorough understanding of the act of listening to music.

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Genre : Music
Author : Erik Wallrup
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-04-15
Total Pages : 286 Pages
ISBN : 9781317175391


Music Ways Of Listening

Music Ways Of Listening

"Music: Ways of Listening" is intended for use in introductory college courses for students with little or no prior background in music, and is focused upon the development of perceptive listening skills and a broad survey of the Western concert literature. -- From preface.

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Genre : Music appreciation
Author : Elliott Schwartz
Publisher :
Release : 1982
Total Pages : 534 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007517183


How To Listen To Music

How To Listen To Music

Reproduction of the original: How to Listen to Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel

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Author : Henry Edward Krehbiel
Publisher :
Release : 2020-07-29
Total Pages : 158 Pages
ISBN : 9783752364828


The Musical Life

The Musical Life

Everyone, according to W.A. Mathieu, is musical by nature—it goes right along with being human. And if you don't believe it, this book will convince you. In a series of interrelated short essays, Mathieu takes the reader on a journey through ordinary experiences to open our ears to the rich variety of music that surrounds us but that we are trained to ignore; such as the variety of pitches produced by different objects, like glassware, furniture, drums—anything you can tap; or sounds that hover on the border of music, like laughter, the clinking of glasses in a toast, or the unintentional falsetto produced by yawning. Along the way the author teaches aspects of music theory that nonmusicians might ordinarily shy away from. He reveals the way of music to be a profoundly spiritual path—one that is everyone's birthright.

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Genre : Music
Author : W. A. Mathieu
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release : 1994-05-24
Total Pages : 248 Pages
ISBN : 9780834829299


Every Song Ever

Every Song Ever

"For the first time in the history of music, we can listen to nearly anything, at any time. New technologies make it possible for us to roam across musical genres and generations, from Detroit techno to jam bands to baroque opera - or to drive deeper into the set of tastes that we already have. These new possibilities overturn old assumptions about what it means to properly appreciate music. In Every Song Ever, celebrated critic Ben Ratliff reimagines the very idea of music appreciation for our times. As familiar categories like 'rock' or 'jazz' matter less and less, listeners can put aside the intentions of musicians and engage with music afresh on their own terms, by experience rather than genre. If we listen for loudness, for instance, we can detect the surprising affinities between The Sex Pistols' 'Holidays in the Sun' and the dance music of David Guetta and Sia. And if we listen for closeness, we might notice how the tight harmonies of Lennon and McCartney in 'She Loves You' illuminate the synchrony of John Coltrane's quartet. Ratliff also goes in search of 'the perfect moment'; enters the psychological state of slow music as exemplified by DJ Screw, Sarah Vaughan and the final works of Shostakovich; considers what it means to hear emotion by sampling the complex sadness of Nick Drake; and examines why some people want to document and possess the entire performance history of the Grateful Dead. Encompassing the sounds of five continents and several centuries, Ratliff's book is an artful work of criticism, a lesson in open-mindedness and an invitation to experiment in our new world of sound."

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Genre : Music
Author : Ben Ratliff
Publisher : Allen Lane
Release : 2016-02-25
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 1846146844


Musical Listening In The Age Of Technological Reproduction

Musical Listening In The Age Of Technological Reproduction

It is undeniable that technology has made a tangible impact on the nature of musical listening. The new media have changed our relationship with music in a myriad of ways, not least because the experience of listening can now be prolonged at will and repeated at any time and in any space. Moreover, among the more striking social phenomena ushered in by the technological revolution, one cannot fail to mention music’s current status as a commodity and popular music’s unprecedented global reach. In response to these new social and perceptual conditions, the act of listening has diversified into a wide range of patterns of behaviour which seem to resist any attempt at unification. Concentrated listening, the form of musical reception fostered by Western art music, now appears to be but one of the many ways in which audiences respond to organized sound. Cinema, for example, has developed specific ways of combining images and sounds; and, more recently, digital technology has redefined the standard forms of mass communication. Information is aestheticized, and music in turn is incorporated into pre-existing symbolic fields. This volume - the first in the series Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century - offers a wide-ranging exploration of the relations between sound, technology and listening practices, considered from the complementary perspectives of art music and popular music, music theatre and multimedia, composition and performance, ethnographic and anthropological research.

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Genre : Music
Author : Gianmario Borio
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-04-29
Total Pages : 430 Pages
ISBN : 9781317091448


Music In Television

Music In Television

Music in Television is a collection of essays examining television’s production of meaning through music in terms of historical contexts, institutional frameworks, broadcast practices, technologies, and aesthetics. It presents the reader with overviews of major genres and issues, as well as specific case studies of important television programs and events. With contributions from a wide range of scholars, the essays range from historical-analytical surveys of TV sound and genre designations to studies of the music in individual programs, including South Park and Dr. Who.

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Genre : Music
Author : James Deaville
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2011-03-01
Total Pages : 244 Pages
ISBN : 9781136826351