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  1. Great Music of the Twentieth Century Sale

    Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Robert Greenberg
    4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    The 20th century was a breeding ground of musical innovation and transformation unlike any other era in history. Within this course, you’ll discover the genius of composers such as Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern, Bartók, Ligeti, Adès, and many others. In Great Music of the 20th Century, you’ll experience the superlative musical art that so vividly and unforgettably speaks to the life of our times.
  2. Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos Sale

    Learning to Play Guitar: Chords, Scales, and Solos

    Colin McAllister
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (255)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    The guitar is one of the most accessible, versatile, and easy to learn instruments you can play. Get lessons and tips from expert, such as how a simple group of four guitar chords enables you to play hundreds of songs. Even if you already play the guitar, this course will broaden your knowledge by applying music theory, history, and expanding your repertoire of songs and styles.
  3. Music as a Mirror of History Sale

    Music as a Mirror of History

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Uncover the fascinating and surprising connections between famous music and historical events, led by celebrated composer and music historian Professor Robert Greenberg. In Music as a Mirror of History, music lovers and history enthusiasts alike will be enthralled by this exploration of how momentous compositions have responded to—and inspired—pivotal points in the history of the world.
  4. Music and the Brain Sale

    Music and the Brain

    Aniruddh D. Patel
    4.3 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $19.95 $229.95 $19.95$229.95
    Music is an integral part of humanity, from large societies to small tribes—but why? Music and the Brain probes this profound mystery, exploring the origins of music’s emotional powers; the connections between music and language; the links between hearing, moving, remembering, and imagining; and beyond. This interdisciplinary course combines music and cognitive science to reveal the glory of this marvelous gift.
  5. The Great Works of Sacred Music Sale

    The Great Works of Sacred Music

    Charles Edward McGuire
    3.8 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Discover the greatest masterworks of the sacred music tradition, from the glories of early church music to the monumental works of the modern era, in this insightful journey into Western sacred musical expression. Experience the majesty and beauty of transcendent chorales, cantatas, masses, and oratorios by composers like Bach, Handel, Brahms, and others, and learn how they shaped the current Western canon of music.
  6. The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works Sale

    The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    The piano has inspired many of the greatest compositional works in the Western concert repertoire since the mid-18th century. These historic milestones in piano writing are celebrated for their compositional mastery and their extraordinary power to move listeners and mirror human experience; their use of the piano in groundbreaking or unique ways; and the fact that they have stood the test of time. Now, in The...
  7. How Music and Mathematics Relate Sale

    How Music and Mathematics Relate

    David Kung
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $29.95 $229.95 $29.95$229.95
    Get a new perspective on two of the greatest achievements of human culture in the 12 dazzling lectures of How Music and Mathematics Relate, taught by award-winning mathematician and musician David Kung of St. Mary's College of Maryland. Understanding the connections between music and mathematics helps you appreciate both, even if you have no special ability in either field. By exploring the mathematics of music, you...
  8. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works Sale

    The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Save up to $490.00 Starting at $69.95 $599.95 $69.95$599.95
    In The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works, join Great Courses favorite Professor Robert Greenberg as he guides you through 30 works that, in his expert opinion, can be considered among the greatest orchestral works in the history of Western concert music. Rich with detailed musical excerpts, these 32 lectures will open your ears to the profound joy and meaning of landmark creations by Haydn, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and...
  9. Understanding the Fundamentals of Music Sale

    Understanding the Fundamentals of Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (252)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Professor Robert Greenberg offers a spirited introduction to the mysterious realm of music theory—the complex syntax of structural and instrumental resources that composers draw on. Sidestepping the necessity to read music, these lectures represent a rare opportunity for learning music theory—for understanding the processes of composition. The course will reward you many times over as you find yourself enjoying...
  10. How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition Sale

    How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (326)
    Save up to $630.00 Starting at $129.95 $809.95 $129.95$809.95
    This course can permanently enrich your life. With Professor Robert Greenberg as your teacher, you will hear and understand an entire language of unmatched beauty, genius, and power. Using digitally recorded passages to illustrate his points, Professor Greenberg takes you inside magnificent compositions by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Verdi, Wagner, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and more. After...
  11. Great American Music: Broadway Musicals Sale

    Great American Music: Broadway Musicals

    Bill Messenger
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    In Broadway Musicals you get the stories and the music—in expertly played examples, rare recordings of groundbreaking artists, and recorded interviews that take you behind the scenes of some of Broadway's biggest hits and most memorable moments.
  12. The Symphony Sale

    The Symphony

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    This course brings longtime Teaching Company favorite Professor Robert Greenberg to a 300-year survey of the symphony with the enthusiasm, energy, and breadth of knowledge that are his trademarks. As you explore the evolution and development of this remarkable musical genre, you enjoy musical excerpts from well- known compositions in addition to some that may be new to you, along with enlightening musical and...