LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC equips you with the instruments to actively hearken to and encourage a lifelong appreciation for music. Identified for his clear, conversational fashion, Professor Wright helps you instantly discover connections to music by evaluating pop and classical music ideas. His textual content is organized chronologically and discusses musical examples from every period in its social context — describing the development and tradition of every piece. LISTENING TO WESTERN MUSIC is absolutely built-in with MindTap to raised assist you develop your listening abilities and maximize your course success. On-line sources embrace interactive workout routines, streaming music, Energetic Listening Guides, chapter and important pondering quizzes, iAudio lectures, YouTube movies, Beat the Clock video games, and extra. You can also obtain all music on to a music library.