• What to Listen for in Music

  • By: Aaron Copland
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (18 ratings)

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What to Listen for in Music

By: Aaron Copland
Narrated by: Tim Campbell
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"The definitive guide to musical enjoyment." (Forum)

In this fascinating analysis of how to listen to both contemporary and classical music analytically, eminent American composer Aaron Copland offers provocative suggestions that will bring listeners a deeper appreciation of the most viscerally rewarding of all art forms.

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©2011 1939, 1957 by McGraw-Hill Inc.; copyright renewed 1985 by Aaron Copeland; introduction copyright 1988 by William Schuman Associates, Inc.; foreword and epilogue copyright 1999 by Alan Rich; "Aaron Copland: America’s Musical Voice" copyright 2009 by Leonard Slatkin (P)2020 Tantor