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MindTap Music for Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples 6th Edition

Jeff Todd Titon (General Editor)

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MindTap® for Titon's Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, 6th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Jeff Todd Titon (General Editor), Brown University

Jeff Todd Titon is Professor of Music, Emeritus, at Brown University, where he directed the Ph.D. program in ethnomusicology from 1986 to 2013. He received a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Minnesota, where he studied ethnomusicology with Alan Kagan, cultural anthropology with Pertti Pelto, and musicology with Johannes Riedel. He founded the ethnomusicology program at Tufts University, where he taught from 1971 to 1986. From 1990 to 1995 he served as the editor of Ethnomusicology, the journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology. He has done ethnographic fieldwork in North America on religious folk music, blues music, and old-time fiddling, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. For two years, he was the guitarist in the Lazy Bill Lucas Blues Band, a group that appeared at the 1970 Ann Arbor Blues Festival. He founded and directed an old-time, Appalachian, string-band ethnomusicology ensemble at Tufts (1981–1986) and then at Brown (1986–2013). He is the author or editor of eight books, including Early Downhome Blues, which won the ASCAP–Deems Taylor Award, Give Me This Mountain, Powerhouse for God, and the Oxford Handbook of Applied Ethnomusicology. A documentary photographer and filmmaker as well as author, he is considered a pioneer in applied ethnomusicology, phenomenological ethnography, and ecomusicology. His most recent research may be tracked on his blog at sustainablemusic.blogspot.com.
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  • The core musical selections are available in-line with the chapter reference either streaming or with suggestions for finding the music online. Eighty-three of the musical selections are accompanied by interactive Active Listening Guides which provide a real-time visualization of the music playing in perfect synchronization with descriptions of what is happening in the music.
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LEARNING PATH

Listening Activity: A Listening Activity opens each chapter to introduce students to the music they are about to encounter in that chapter.

Read: Here students can read their chapter material and encounter streaming musical selections as they read about them. In addition, they can access interactive Active Listening Guides which provide a real-time visualization of the music playing in perfect synchronization with descriptions of what is happening in the music.

Music: Students can quickly find music and video selections related to the chapter content.

Active Listening Guides: Easily access the access interactive Active Listening Guides for the chapter, which provide a real-time visualization of the music playing in perfect synchronization with descriptions of what is happening in the music.

Quizzes: Students can test their knowledge of chapter content with the Listening Quizzes, which have students listen to the music and answer questions about it, and multiple choice content quizzes, and short answer essay questions.

Instrument Flashcards: Students can test themselves on relevant musical instruments of the chapter’s region.
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor Companion Site (Instructor Manual, PowerPoints) for Worlds of Music

ISBN: 9781305945937
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

ISBN: 9781305946057
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Premium Website, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305955042
The bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC, now in its sixth edition, provides authoritative, accessible coverage of the world’s music cultures. Based on the authors’ fieldwork and expertise, this text presents in-depth explorations of several music cultures from around the world, with a new chapter on Native American music. The student-friendly, case-study approach and music-culture focus gives students a true sense of both the music and the culture that created it.

Instructor's Edition

ISBN: 9781285759166
Instructor Sample/Review copy of Titon's Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World's Peoples, 6th.

FOR STUDENTS

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ISBN: 9781305955042
Open yourself to a world of music with bestselling WORLDS OF MUSIC, Sixth Edition. The text presents an in-depth exploration of the world’s music cultures, with a new chapter on Native American music. Based on the authors’ fieldwork and expertise, the text’s case study approach gives you a true sense of both the music and the culture that created it.