Interactive Listening has been approved for sale in Australia. We think you’ll like the price compared to traditional music textbooks, and hope our book serves as a new introduction to music appreciation.¬†We have some great material on Gamelan in our world music section. Hopefully we’ll meet more teachers at the Midwest Clinic next year. We’d

Modest Mussorgsky  1839-1881 A writing sample from our approach to music history. In 1856, a gang of five self-taught Russian composers met to create a new type of classical music, free from the rules of Germany. Lead by Modest Mussorgsky, they composed Russian music for Russian people, drawn from peasant melodies, folklore witches, and patriotic