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thecoolmom
07-05-2011, 09:25 AM
I noticed that the Music book for Y2 Rhetoric level has just gone out of print. There are still plenty of used copies around. But which book is best, the Roger Camien book or the Jan Swafford book? Marcia? Opinion?

DanaCinTN
07-05-2011, 01:48 PM
Hi,
I personally prefer the new book by Jan Swafford (Vintage Guide to Classical Music) over the Kamien textbook. The biographies of composers are more thorough and interesting and it is more of a "living book" than a text.

Bookshelf Central is currently searching out music CDs that will be optional but helpful to listen to (at any learning level) that have the composers' music.

Blessings,

thecoolmom
07-05-2011, 04:29 PM
Thanks Dana. I thought it sounded really good, but I wanted to be sure before I purchased one.