Widely praised by instructors for its captivating presentation of musical concepts, this landmark music-appreciation text continues to help transform students into active, insightful listeners. Authors Joseph Kerman and Gary Tomlinson, two of America’s leading musicologists and music educators, are both known as inspirational and wide-ranging teachers. Their diverse experience, lively writing style, and clear explanations of musical concepts make music approachable and engaging for students in the introductory course. Their text continually offers the highest quality recordings, the clearest Listening Charts, and the richest cultural contexts to inform students’ listening. Now the sixth edition of Listen extends its proven approach into the multimedia environment with new music, new media, and a new look, making it easier than ever to discover the best way to listen.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BooksWithoutBorders - LibraryThing
A pretty straightforward intro text to music theory. Used in combination with the Listen DVD and 6 CD set for an elective undergraduate class, and was extremely helpful in demonstrating and explaining musical concepts to my unmusically inclined brain! Read full review
Review: ListenUser Review - Zarakoda - Goodreads
This probably is the first textbook I actually have read cover-to-cover. As far as textbooks go, this one has its usual share of over-obvious information, but Kerman's Listen also includes some ... Read full review