OnMusic Companion is a digital music appreciation textbook solution for an online or face-to-face music companion course that fits in with and complements existing teaching and learning workflows. All course elements are integrated and easy-to-use.
Intended to develop critical listening skills and a deeper understanding of the elemental and structural nature of music, OnMusic Companion is a digital music companion textbook that explores how music is made, and how music has developed as an art form woven into the rich context of history. Designed for the non-music major, this title covers a wide variety of musical styles and genres, fostering attentive, intelligent listening with more than 36 hours of music.
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Academically rigorous, yet accessible and engaging, OnMusic Companion is a complete music companion textbook, and gives you the most music for your online, hybrid, or face-to-face music course. Everything you need for your course is included. No downloads or extra resources necessary.
Music – Contains over 400 complete pieces – streaming right out of the pages. No other textbook (at any price) includes more music, and no other publisher has better implementation.
Music Forever – Your students can download and keep all the music from our Music companion title – over 36 hours. It is a solid library of masterworks that they can return to again and again, and it can become a gateway to further discovery.
Online Music Dictionary – Only OnMusic titles offer integrated access to the Online Music Dictionary. This rich resource and C4E exclusive provides definitions, pronunciations, images, audio and much more.
Discover Video – Videos in every chapter reinforce student understanding and engagement. Our video applet keeps students on the page and on task.
Graphical Listening Guides – Our listening guides are highly interactive and easy to understand. Like everything else in OnMusic Appreciation, they are fully integrated, making for an uninterrupted, logical, and focused student experience. See the complete list of listening guides.
Tests & Quizzes – Our online music companion textbook contains a comprehensive set of auto-graded quizzes and tests with test banks and anti-cheating measures built in. All testing is fully integrated and flows naturally from the text.
Interactive Period Maps – The text includes complete sets of interactive maps of the historical, geographical, and musical perspectives of composers and their works.
Meet the Composer – The text contains composer profiles, including text, graphic, and musical information on pages where composers or their works are discussed.