- Author : David Willoughby
- Release Date : 02 December 1999
- Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
- Genre : Music
- Pages : 384 pages
- ISBN 13 : 0072896396
Download or read book entitled The World of Music by author: David Willoughby which was release on 02 December 1999 and published by McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages with total page 384 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. "The World of Music" is a music listening book designed for the growing number of teachers who want to focus on listening to music as it exists in the real world of their students. Expanding the traditional repertoire used for music study, this popular text begins with American folk, religious, jazz, popular, and ethnic music before introducing some world music and concluding with a thorough overview of Western classical music. The approach captures the essence of each repertoire, and equips students to recognize different styles, appreciate their different functions, and possess a solid foundation for a lifetime of musical appreciation. The text also introduces students to the many styles of music currently enjoyed by people in the United States and helps them to appreciate the diverse roots of these styles. In addition, the text encourages its readers to appreciate different cultures around the world through an encounter with their music.