The Enjoyment of Music
An Introduction to Perceptive Listening
The best listening experience, in-text and online
■ Redesigned in-text Listening Guides help students identify key musical elements and hone their critical listening skills. New Q & A Listening Activities engage students in active, comparative listening.
■ New interactive Listening Guides deliver minute-by-minute guidance, key points, and essential concepts through an active learning approach that stimulates student engagement and participation.
The most flexible, affordable recordings on the market
■ The complete Enjoyment of Music, Shorter Edition repertoire is available in three flexible formats – streaming audio, DVD with mp3 files, and a 4-CD set – that are easily packaged with the text and priced at an exceptional value.
■ Featuring 30% new repertoire, the Eleventh edition offers richer coverage of 20th century music, engaging and accessible early music, and focused attention on the role of women in music from the Middle Ages to the present.
A narrative that resonates with today's students
■ In every chapter, master teacher Kristine Forney engages students with cultural and historical context that emphasizes the people behind the music.
■ New in-text features – including "Here & There, Then & Now" sidebars and "Meet the Performer" boxes – connect culture, performance, and technology to the lives of students today.
Stunning video brings the Metropolian Opera to your classroom
The new Norton Opera Sampler DVD brings excerpts of Metropolitan Opera performances to your classroom, complete with synchronized subtitles and commentary. Operas featured include Don Giovanni, Carmen, Die Walkure, Rigoletto, Madame Butterfly, Wozzeck, and Doctor Atomic.
Easy-to-use instructor resources for every type of classroom
■ All the tools instructors need to create dynamic classroom presentations, including interactive Listening Guides, high-quality videos, media-rich lecture PowerPoint slides, and a robust Music Example Bank.
■ Effective tools for assessment include a revised test bank by Roger Hickman, plus innovative Quiz+ software that provides student-specific feedback and study plans.
■ Free and fully customizable coursepacks in a variety of formats make launching online or hybrid courses quick and easy.