Faculty of Arts

Music

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Art, Music, and Culture

By: Clayton Funk, Ohio State University

An open textbook by The Ohio State University that discusses art and music in the context of popular culture. It is meant to work with the open course Art and Music Since 1945.

Includes: assignments, supplementary course materials.

Attribution:  A Quick and Dirty Guide to Art, Music, and Culture by Clayton Funk is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 4.0 International License.

Understanding Music: Past and Present

By: Alan Clark, Middle Georgia State University; Thomas Heflin, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College; Jeffery Kluball, Darton State College and Elizabeth Kramer, University of West Georgia

Understanding Music: Past and Present is a peer-reviewed open Music Appreciation textbook co-authored by music faculty across Georgia. The text covers the fundamentals of music and the physics of sound, an exploration of music from the Middle Ages to the present day, and a final chapter on popular music in the United States.

Includes: audio/video clips, glossary.

Attribution:  Understanding Music: Past and Present by Alan Clark, Thomas Heflin, Jeffery Kluball and Elizabeth Kramer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) 4.0 International License.

Open Music Theory

Open Music Theory is an open-source, interactive, online “text” book for college-level music theory courses.

Includes: interactive, music-notation modules.

Music: Its Language, History and Culture 

By: Ray Allen, Douglas Cohen, Nancy Hager and Jeffrey Taylor

The chapters in this book contain definitions and explanations of musical terms and concepts, short essays on subjects related to music as a creative performing art, biographical sketches of major figures in music, and historical and cultural background information on music from different periods and places.

Includes: instructor and student resources.

Attribution:  Music: Its Language, History and Culture by Ray Allen, Douglas Cohen, Nancy Hager and Jeffrey Taylor is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) 4.0 International License.

Understanding Basic Music Theory

 

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