The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening
Author: Joseph Machlis, Kristine Forney
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date: June 18, 2003
With nearly three million copies sold over eight editions, "The Enjoyment of Music" is the best-selling music appreciation text of all time. Spanning the Middle Ages through the twenty-first century, the text offers a thorough introduction to the elements of music, a broad overview of the history of musical styles, and fascinating cultural contexts and perspectives. The Ninth Edition of this classic text features a stunning new design, exciting new repertory, and an unmatched ancillary and media package.