Welcome to the Web site for Listen, Brief Fifth Edition.

Here you'll find everything you need to succeed in your course, whether you're a student looking for more information on a particular work or composer or an instructor planning assignments. Resources are organized by chapter and category, so make your selection and get ready to listen and learn online!

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You can also learn more about Listen, Sixth Edition, available in February 2007.

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Student Resources
icon Interactive Listening Charts
icon Online Listening and Content Quizzes
Most of the quizzes require the CD Pro plugin, a free download
icon Instruments of the Orchestra
icon Reference Links
icon Live Performance Links
icon Further Listening
icon Why Study Classical Music?
icon Learning Objectives
icon Glossary
icon Flashcards
icon Concert Report Guidelines

Other Resources
icon Diana Hacker's Research and Documentation Online

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