American Popular Music The Age Of Rock


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Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era.

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Author by Timothy E. Scheurer
Genre eBook Music
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ISBN Number 0879724684

American Popular Music In Britain S Raj


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The first systematic study to address the character and scope of American popular music in India during British rule.

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Author by Bradley G. Shope
Genre eBook Music
Read Book 252
ISBN Number 9781580465489

American Popular Music Grades 5 8


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Make music come alive for students in grades 5 and up with American Popular Music! This 96-page book explores how the roots of American music began and developed. From European musical traditions in the seventeenth century to African American music today, this book uncovers a foundation and appreciation of AmericaÕs music. It features genres such as ragtime, blues, Dixieland, swing, big band, musical theater, folk, country western, rock and roll, disco, funk, punk, rap, alternative, and contemporary Christian.

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Author by Mark Ammons
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
Read Book 96
ISBN Number 9781580375559

A Century Of American Popular Music


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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Author by David A. Jasen
Genre eBook Music
Read Book 464
ISBN Number 9781135352714

Encyclopedia Of Latin American Popular Music


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This comprehensive survey examines Latin American music, focusing on popular—as opposed to folk or art—music and containing more than 200 entries on the concepts and terminology, ensembles, and instruments that the genre comprises. • Roughly 200 entries on concepts and terminology, ensembles, genres, and instruments • 37 biographical sidebars of significant musicians and performers • A chronology for Latin American popular music

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Author by George Torres
Genre eBook Music
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ISBN Number 9780313087943

Out Of Sight


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The early 1890s witnessed over a thousand lynchings of African Americans. At the same time this brutalised community gave birth to the phenomenon of ragtime & the popular entertainment industry. 'Out of Sight' examines this apparent contradiction.

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Author by Lynn Abbott
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 1604730390

Popular Music In America And The Beat Goes On


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This refreshingly current, best-selling text provides a highly readable, chronological examination of the roots and history of American popular music, from 1840 to the present. The focus is on basic music fundamentals as well as the elements of each style; the heritage and diversity of popular music; the underlying kinship among its many styles; and the evolution of popular music from minstrel show music to rap and alternative. The text’s opening chapter introduces students to the elements of popular music through a familiar musical example. The text is available with an exclusive, high-quality heritage 3-CD set that contains each selection discussed in depth in the first two thirds of the book: from the early twentieth century through the 1960s. The remaining examples may be accessed via online iTunes and Rhapsody playlists (or from the student’s music collection). When packaged with the text, the CDs are available at a substantial discount. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Author by Michael Campbell
Genre eBook Education
Read Book 384
ISBN Number 9781111804657

The Ballad In American Popular Music


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The first book to explore the ballad's history and emotional appeal, surveying seventy years of the genre in modern America.

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Author by David Metzer
Genre eBook Music
Read Book 240
ISBN Number 9781107161528

Classic American Popular Song


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First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Author by David Jenness
Genre eBook Music
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ISBN Number 9781136797453

American Popular Music


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This text provides an overview of American music from Tin Pan Alley song through the close of the 20th century.

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Author by David Lee Joyner
Genre eBook Music
Read Book 333
ISBN Number UOM:39015057508429