Alfred's Great Music & Musicians, Books 1 & 2

  • Alfred's Great Music & Musicians, Books 1 & 2

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SKU: 00-106957



An Overview of Music History, Keyboard Composers, and Literature

By Nancy Bachus and Tom Gerou / ed. Albert Mendoza

The Great Music & Musicians series provides a foundation for understanding the major cultural periods, musical styles, and development of music through the ages. Book 1 provides a foundation for understanding the major cultural periods from the Greco-Roman era to the present. The book and CD include art and listening examples that offer an opportunity for discussions. Each unit includes an overview and historical background, a closer look at important musical developments, art to provide further insight into life during the time, a short summary, listening suggestions, and a written review. Book 2 provides an overview of major keyboard composers and literature, as well as information about the development of the piano and related cultural trends. Included are unit summaries, review activities, and a listening guide with downloadable MP3s. (00-106957) ()

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