Basic Elements of Music

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    Basic Elements of Music introduces readers to a wide range of knowledge essential for a well-rounded understanding of music. This primer surveys the history of music and the composers who made that history; the history of instrument families and how the instruments function; an introduction to the science of sound and sound production; the various types of ensembles; and the fundamentals of music theory, form in music, musical notation, and music vocabulary. Accessible, yet detailed and comprehensive, Michael Pagliaro's handbook is an excellent guide for music lovers, instructors, and students in any music program. As an introduction to music for the layman, a refresher for music teachers planning lessons, or an enrichment source for professional musicians seeking broader music knowledge, this book is an invaluable addition to any library.

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    Number of Pages: 212
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781442257795
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    Listed in: Theory of music & musicology, Techniques of music & music tutorials
    Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

    Books by Michael J. Pagliaro

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