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Music Appreciation

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    Music appreciation is designed to teach students how to understand and describe the contexts and creative processes involved in music composition. Music appreciation classes also typically include information about the composers, the instruments and ensembles, and the different styles of music from an era. Courses revolving around this material are often designed for non-music tertiary students. Students learn how to listen and respond to recordings or live performances of musical pieces or excerpts from pieces such as symphonies, opera arias and concertos.

    Thumbnail: The large hall of the Wien Konzerthaus (Vienna Concert House). (CC BY-SA 3.0; Andreas Praefcke via Wikipedia)


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