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Apr 04, Carol rated it liked it Shelves: Music must always flow, for that is part of its very essence, but the creation of that continuity and flow–that long line–constitutes the be-all and end-all of every composer’s existence.

Highly recommended as a first read for the concert-goer, the enthusiast, the b Standard issue for Freshman majors or it least it was once upon a time “What to Listen for The expressive plane implies listening to music in order to discern its meaning.

It’s a quick read that nevertheless covers a great deal of material. However that definitely makes the reading difficulty harder than it would be otherwise, even for a proficient musician.

What to Listen for in Music by Aaron Copland

Wonderful introduction to music. Therefore elitism reduces the usefulness of this book. Books by Aaron Copland. The meaning is the same as copland argues the one is merely listening to the music that is presented to them and not hearing the beauty and the aaroon of it. May 10, Paul rated it it was amazing.

Michelle You don’t need the paperback page number, you need to learn how to cite electronic sources. He describes la grande ligne this way: He wrote What to Listen for in Music as a guide for people unfamiliar with classical music. A chapter is devoted to each of the four elements of music: The best parts were Copland’s descriptions of the compositional process, since, well, he was Aaron Copland.


Knowledge enhances passion, as I try rather vainly to persuade my students about poetry. By these means Bach engenders a feeling of free fantasy and a bold freedom of design that would be impossible to achieve within a strict form.

Excellent book for those who are interested in a more technical approach. Copland never loses emphasis on the sublimity of music and the rather inexplicability of why good music sounds and “feels” so good to us. I read this book on kindle but need to quote a passage from chapter 7, about Debussy and timbre: It definitely enhanced immensely my listening skills and opened my mind to new works and composers with which I was previously unfamiliar. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Nonetheless, What to Vomo for in Music is a very good read. A basic and helpful introduction to music for someone like me, i.

However, I often found his take on it interesting and occasionally illuminating. Most people only hear one level of music when just listening to it, but as Aaron Copland explains in his book there are actually three.

View all 3 comments. Alan Rich Foreword and Epilogue. The author says it’s a book even for lay people, when, in fact, it would be preferable to have a minimum of sensitivity and musical knowledge.

What to Listen for in Music

Classical music is fascinating, a joy, a thrilling adventure. It has also reinforced my interest in the period 1 I enjoyed reading it. He is extremely successful in his aim, too – this is a great introduction to how to aaron classical music for serious listeners. In this fascinating analysis musjca how to listen to music intelligently, Aaron Copland raises two basic questions: If you cannot answer yes to both questions, you owe it to yourself to read this book.

What I enjoyed the most about this book, indeed, the reason I read it, was “listening” to Aaron Copland talk about music. I had intended to listen as I went along, but when I realized I wouldn’t finish the book until summer if I kept up with that model, I decided to finish the book and then spend the next few months listening to each piece after a brief refresher of its chapter context.


Often, both methods are combined.

This is a fantastic book for the layperson who wants to become a more intelligent listener and who wants to understand more of what is going on in classical music note: I enjoyed reading it. Overall, a decent book on music.

Genuinely good, even if it is popular. All that is interesting but not so much if you want to focus the nature of the music itself. He did this by providing an outline of the most common musical forms and variations, and what their purposes were. Everything else in here you can find on Wikipedia. Lists with This Book.

May 11, Jakob Hansen rated it liked it. It is really inspiring to put yourself in a composer’s shoes and go through the st The author says it’s a book even for lay people, when, in fact, it would be preferable to have a minimum of sensitivity and musical knowledge.

Paperbackpages. This book should be read by anyone who studies music, loves music, or just claps their hands everytime the song Ecsuchar comes on the radio at work. It is to the third plane—the purely musical plane—that Copland directs the reader.