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Author Buehrer, Theodore E.

Title How to listen to and appreciate jazz / Ted Buehrer.

Publication Info. Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2006]


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 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  LECTURE SERIES 781.65 BUE 9 CDS/1 BOOK    Check Shelf
Description 9 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (96 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.).
Series The Modern scholar
Modern scholar.
System Details Compact disc.
Note Includes 2 disc music set, Jazz: the first 100 years by Henry Martin and Keith Waters (Sony, A2 93753, p2005).
Bibliography Course guide includes bibliographical references.
Performer Ted Buehrer, lecturer.
Summary A series of lectures designed to help musical enthusiasts become more astute, sophisticated jazz listeners. In these lectures, Professor Buehrer introduces concepts common to nearly all forms of music before focusing on unique aspects of jazz appreciation from early jazz to swing, bebop, fusion, and the contemporary jazz scene.
Contents Lecture 1. Listening to jazz: part I, basic parameters of music and the jazz rhythm section -- Lecture 2. Listening to jazz: part II, the sounds and forms of jazz -- Lecture 3. Listening to jazz: part III, appreciating jazz improvisation -- Lecture 4. The origins of jazz -- Lecture 5. New Orleans -- Lecture 6. Chicago and the transition to early swing -- Lecture 7. The swing era -- Lecture 8. Swing to bebop -- Lecture 9. Bebop: the birth of modern jazz -- Lecture 10. The 1950s and a profusion of styles -- Lecture 11. Into the 1960s -- Lecture 12. Jazz in the 1960s -- Lecture 13. Jazz fusion -- Lecture 14. The contemporary jazz scene.
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Music appreciation -- Sound recordings.
Musical analysis -- Sound recordings.
Jazz -- History -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Martin, Henry, 1950- Performer.
Waters, Keith, 1958- Performer.
Added Title Jazz : the first 100 years.
ISBN 1428137815 set
9781428137813 set
1428137823 course guide
9781428137820 course guide
0534628060 music discs
9780534628062 music discs
Music No. UC096 Recorded Books
A2 93753 Sony
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