Music!: Its Role & Importance in Our Lives, Student Edition: It's Role & Importance in Our Lives…

Hardcover | May 7, 1999

byMcGraw-Hill Education

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The philosophy of the second edition of Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives is a sociological approach to the study of music. It contains history but is not a historical approach. There are nine units, with a total of 27 chapters. It is an activity-based program with over 450 activities. This edition fully incorporates the National Standards for Arts Education. More media and technology are added to create dynamic links with the other performing arts, and to create a variety of ways to promote composition, arrangement, and understanding of music.Music! is a Unique, Activity-Rich High School Music Program Using a sociologically based approach, Music! includes an exciting array of brand new features and resources, all of which combine to make it the most comprehensive high school music program available. Each unit highlights a reason people value music: . to tell us who we are . to invite us to move . to let us perform . to enhance expression . to understand life's meaning . to allow us to create . to tell the story of our lives . to characterize an age, and . to share our humanity.Internet Connections provide meaningful activities, further opening the world of music to students.A new bound-in Theory Handbook is fully integrated with the core lessons. It addresses five major theory studies, broadening the appeal of the book to band, choir, and orchestra students.Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) technology allows students to play, improvise, create, and analyze music with a MIDI sequencer.Unit Encore feature offers high-interest topics related to unit themes and introduces new music selections and activities.

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The philosophy of the second edition of Music! Its Role and Importance in Our Lives is a sociological approach to the study of music. It contains history but is not a historical approach. There are nine units, with a total of 27 chapters. It is an activity-based program with over 450 activities. This edition fully incorporates the Nati...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.3 × 8.2 × 1.3 inPublished:May 7, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0026556928

ISBN - 13:9780026556927

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Table of Contents

Text Chapter Titles

1 Music in Our Culture

2 Music in Other Cultures

3 Interpreting Rhythm Through Movement

4 Rhythms That Dance

5 From the Performer's Perspective

6 From the Audience's Perspective

7 Virtuoso Performers

8 Alone and Together

9 The Power of Emotion

10 The Beauty of Order

11 Love Songs

12 Religious Music

13 The Music of Celebration

14 Condolences in Death

15 Communicating with Sound

16 Making Musical Decisions

17 Creating with Technology

18 Musical Creators

19 Musical Theater

20 Opera

21 Film

22 Music of Our Generation

23 Music of Previous Generations

24 Jazz

25 Folk, Popular, and Classical

26 Styles Influencing Styles

27 A Unique Record of Humankind

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