R. Larry Todd's new music textbook, "Discovering Music"
"R. Larry Todd's engaging approach teaches students both how and why to listen, emphasizing the relevance of course content to students' lives and highlighting connections between music, history, and other art forms." -- Oxford University Press website
R. Larry Todd is Arts & Sciences Professor of Music and former chair of the Music Department at Duke University. Among his books are Mendelssohn: A Life in Music (Oxford Univ. Press), named Best Biography of 2003 by the Association of American Publishers. His biography of Fanny Hensel, Fanny Hensel, the Other Mendelssohn (OUP), was awarded the Nicholas Slonimsky Prize from ASCAP. Todd serves as General Editor of the Master Musician Series for Oxford University Press and the Routledge Studies in Musical Genres.