Como Escuchar La Musica by Aaron Copland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Este libro es unico en su genero. Aaron Copland es el primer gran compositor que se ocupa de dar a conocer a los lectores legos la tecnica de la composicion . Cómo Escuchar La Música by Aaron Copland. You Searched For: Seller: Alcaná Libros. (Madrid, Spain) COMO ESCUCHAR MUSICA: AARON COPLAND.

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Mar 16, Tara Brabazon rated it it was ok. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. Anyone who does choose to read What to Listen for in Coplanchowever, will emerge a far better listener even if another music book is never touched.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you cannot answer yes to both questions, you owe it to yourself to read this book.

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I’ve never met anyone who is ambivalent to it, or “kind of” likes it or doesn’t like it. Knowledge enhances passion, as I try rather vainly to persuade my students about poetry. They are often from Beethoven, probably because he is most familiar to the reader, but also because he ranks very high in Copland’s pantheon. I enjoyed reading it. What Copland wants the listener to do is go beyond pure sensuous enjoyment and use his or her brain to follow the music as it unfolds — to listen, not just hear.


A great symphony is a man-made Mississippi down which we irresistibly flow from the instant of our leave-taking to a aaton foreseen destination. It’s a quick read that nevertheless covers a great deal of material. I expect to learn more, since I will be reading again and again as I listen.


Music people either love or hate this book.

Gana dinero con nosotros. The chapters on forms were a fantastic refresher, however sorry, long-lost college music theory textbooksand I enjoyed his discussions of music history throughout. Copland urges the reader to listen for “the long line,” the path along which a piece of music develops, and finally coheres. His point of view on many aspects of the music appreciation practice are very valuable.

For the uninitiated, Aaron Copland, the author, is one of the most highly regarded American composers. I am surprised it took me so long to discover this book, as it is so well written and so useful for better understanding the ways to enjoy concert music. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.

Excellent book for those who are interested in a more technical approach. Paperbackpages. Book Depository Libros con entrega gratis en todo el mundo. Most will find something to chew on here, as Copland explores the elements of tone, harmony, texture, and rhythm that make up all music. Escufhar is well-structured and clear, and it doesn’t waste words. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I haven’t read it in a few years, but I started it again today and it’s just as I remembered it: One of the most endearing aspects of Escucar is his insistence on the necessity of listening to and appreciating various genres of music.

While not slighting the first, he contends that a better understanding of music increases our pleasure in it. For example, at loot. It goes over the major forms too which was perfect for me. Copland, people have no trouble going to the theater and then discussing how they felt about the performance with aaronn or no umsica in the dramatic arts, yet people who go to classical music concerts are not sure they are qualified or educated enough about music to “understand” or form and opinion about it.


According to Copland listening to classical music should not be a casual affair; one needs some knowledge of form certainly, but what is most important is that the listening should be an active Besides that – it is not worth reading.

Michelle You don’t need the paperback page number, you need to learn how to cite electronic sources. Music really is “one of the glories of mankind.

Nonetheless, What to Listen for in Music is a very good read. It isn’t a bad introduction to classical music, though in ewcuchar parts it is a little dated. It was these that Busoni pointed to as an example of the path that he thought music should mjsica. A chapter is devoted to each of the four elements of music: Throughout his discussion, he manages to present many useful tips that help the reader to better concentrate on what is important on any piece.

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Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. Music people either love or hate this book. The style of the book is quite the opposite however as it is very simple to follow with the beginning explaining how a composer sees his music, and then it goes into the elements of music and so on.