Why Listen to Classical Music? Making the Western Tradition Relevant to Today's Music Appreciation S
Listen to an author-led discussion of effective teaching strategies for Music Appreciation. How does one make the broad array of music from Western traditions stretching back two millennia relevant to today’s students? Oxford author R. Larry Todd (Discovering Music, Second Edition) shares techniques for breaking down common barriers that prevent students from fully engaging with music that is new, unfamiliar, and even challenging to them, and facilitates an open discussion of activities and approaches for sparking and keeping student interest.