Music Appreciation

Music is so much a part of our modern culture that even those who never took a class can't say they don't appreciate music. Of course there is a difference between appreciating the existence of music and being able to understand the complexities of music. In today's musically illiterate environment the former is certainly more prevalent than the latter.

Psalm 47:7 tells us to sing praises with understanding (sometimes translated as "with a skillful psalm") There is certainly the case to be made that a responsible Christian has a duty to gain understanding of music, if only to be able to sing and write excellent worship music. But especially today, with millenia of music literally at our fingertips, we have more of an obligation than ever to be listening with understanding.

In most schools music appreciation is merely a code word for Western Classical music appreciation, and the books we carry reflect that. But that's not to say you cannot appreciate music written after the 1900s, and we encourage you to learn as much about a wide variety of music as you can.

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America - with CD
from Diana Waring Presents
for 1st-6th grade
in Diana Waring History Revealed (Location: HISCUR-DWHR)
Bach's Goldberg Variations
by Anna Harwell Celenza & JoAnn E. Kitchel
from Charlesbridge
Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$14.41
Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera
by Shahrukh Husain
1st edition from Barefoot Books
for 2nd-6th grade
in Opera & Choral Music (Location: ELE-MUSOP)
$4.80 (1 in stock)
Beethoven Lives Upstairs - CD
from Classical Kids
for Kindergarten-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Bravo! Brava!
by Anne Siberell
from Oxford University
for 3rd-8th grade
in Opera & Choral Music (Location: ELE-MUSOP)
$24.00 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Child's Introduction to the Orchestra
by Robert Levine
First Revised Edition from Black Dog & Leventhal
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$16.99
Classical Music for Dummies
by David Pogue, Scott Speck
from For Dummies
for 3rd-7th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$11.20 (1 in stock)
Classical Music for Dummies
by David Pogue, Scott Speck
2nd edition from For Dummies
for 3rd-7th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$21.24
Composer's World: Claude Debussy
by Wendy Thompson
from Faber & Faber
for 4th-7th grade
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: CLE-BIO)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
Dance Me a Story
by Jane Rosenberg
from Thames and Hudson
for 3rd-8th grade
in Dance (Location: ELE-DANCE)
$12.00 (3 in stock)
Farewell Symphony
by Anna Harwell Celenza & JoAnn E. Kitchel
from Charlesbridge
Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Farewell Symphony
by Anna Harwell Celenza & JoAnn E. Kitchel
from Charlesbridge
Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$14.41
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
by Anna Harwell Celenza & JoAnn E. Kitchel
from Charlesbridge
Picture Book Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$12.00
Meet The Great Composers Book 1 (with CD)
by June Montgomery, Maurice Hinson
from Alfred Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$17.84 $11.20 (1 in stock)
Meet The Great Composers Book 1: Classroom Kit
by June Montgomery, Maurice Hinson
from Alfred Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$20.00
Meet The Great Composers Book 2
by June C. Montgomery, Maurice Hinson
from Alfred Publishing
for 4th-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$7.50 $5.00 (1 in stock)
Meet The Great Composers Book 2 (with CD)
by Maurice Hinson
from Alfred Publishing
for 4th-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$17.84
Meet The Great Composers Book 2: Classroom Kit
by June Montgomery, Maurice Hinson
from Alfred Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$20.00
Mozart's Magic Fantasy - CD
from Classical Kids
for Kindergarten-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Mozart's Magnificent Voyage - CD
Classical Kids
from Classical Kids
for Kindergarten-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Mr. Bach Comes to Call - CD
from Classical Kids
for Kindergarten-8th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Music Appreciation - Bundle
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Music Appreciation - Coloring Book
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$5.09
Music Appreciation - Music Discs
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$25.49
Music Appreciation - Set
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Music Appreciation - Student Book 1
by Elizabeth Tanner & Judy Wilcox
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$42.49
Music Appreciation 1 - Music on USB Flash Drive
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$25.49
Music Appreciation 2 - Coloring Book
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$7.64
Music Appreciation 2 - Lapbook
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$13.59
Music Appreciation 2 - Student Book
by Elizabeth Tanner & Judy Wilcox
from Zeezok Publishing
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$50.99
Music Theory II
by Nick Kozar
Second Edition from A Beka Books
for 4th-5th grade
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$3.20 (1 in stock)
Musical Memories of Laura Ingalls Wilder - with CD
Experience History Through Music
by Diana Waring
from Diana Waring Presents
for 1st-6th grade
in Diana Waring History Revealed (Location: HISCUR-DWHR)
Pictures at an Exhibition
by Anna Harwell Celenza & JoAnn E. Kitchel
from Charlesbridge
Picture Book Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$16.00
Real Book About Easy Music-Making
by Joseph Leeming
1952nd edition from Garden City Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage & Collectible (Location: VIN-COL)
Say Hello to Classical Music - Audio CD
by Marie Hazell
from My Father's World
for Kindergarten-5th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Sing Me a Story
by Jane Rosenberg
from Thames and Hudson
for 2nd-6th grade
in Opera & Choral Music (Location: ELE-MUSOP)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
St. Matthew Passion
by J. S. Bach
for All Ages
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Story of Beethoven with Music
from My Father's World
for 3rd-8th grade
in Music Masters CDs (Location: CD-MUMA)
Story of Haydn with Music
from My Father's World
for 3rd-8th grade
in Music Masters CDs (Location: CD-MUMA)
$5.20 (1 in stock)
Those Amazing Musical Instruments!
1 Har/Cdr from Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
for 1st-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$21.24
Vivaldi's Ring of Mystery - CD
from Classical Kids
for Kindergarten-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Westward Ho! - with CD
Experience History Through Music
by Diana Waring
from Diana Waring Presents
for 1st-6th grade
in Diana Waring History Revealed (Location: HISCUR-DWHR)
Young People's Book of Music
by Keith Spence
from Millbrook Press
for 4th-8th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Young Person's Guide to Music
by Neil Ardley
from DK Publishing
for 4th-8th grade
in Music Education & Reference (Location: ELE-MUSREF)
$12.00 (1 in stock)
Young Person's Guide to the Opera
by Anita Ganeri
Book and CD-ROM from Harcourt Children's Books
for 4th-6th grade
in Opera & Choral Music (Location: ELE-MUSOP)
$16.00 (2 in stock)
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
by Anita Ganeri
Book and CD-ROM from Harcourt Children's Books
for 4th-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$16.00 (1 in stock)