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  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release : 06 July 1989
  • ISBN : 0879724684
  • Page : 267 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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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American Popular Music: The age of rock

American Popular Music: The age of rock
  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • ISBN : 0879724684
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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

Traditions, Institutions, and American Popular Music

Traditions, Institutions, and American Popular Music
  • Author : John Covach,Walter Everett
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9057551209
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The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive realities in order to liberate the soul and expand human life without limits. The liberating effect of music has been a particularly important theme in twentieth-century African American literature. The nine

American Popular Music and Its Business

American Popular Music and Its Business
  • Author : the late Russell Sanjek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1988-07-28
  • ISBN : 9780190243296
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Volume two concentrates exclusively on music activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. Among the topics discussed are how changing technology affected the printing of music, the development of sheet music publishing, the growth of the American musical theater, popular religious music, black music (including spirituals and ragtime), music during the Civil War, and finally "music in the era of monopoly," including such subjects as copyright, changing technology and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the

American Popular Music, Grades 5 - 8

American Popular Music, Grades 5 - 8
  • Author : Mark Ammons
  • Publisher : Mark Twain Media
  • Release Date : 2010-02-19
  • ISBN : 9781580375559
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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.

American Popular Music in Britain's Raj

American Popular Music in Britain's Raj
  • Author : Bradley G. Shope
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-30
  • ISBN : 9781580465489
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The first systematic study to address the character and scope of American popular music in India during British rule.

Women in American Popular Music

Women in American Popular Music
  • Author : S. Kay Hoke
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-13
  • ISBN : 9780253010124
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Women in American Popular Music features composers, performers, patrons, musical contexts and an expanded view of women in music in America. This enlightening e-book short is a good source of programming ideas for performers and a handy resource for music lovers.

The Ballad in American Popular Music

The Ballad in American Popular Music
  • Author : David Metzer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-21
  • ISBN : 9781107161528
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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.

Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present

Born in the U.S.A.: The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present
  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2012-01-20
  • ISBN : 9781604738070
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This is the first study to explore fully the myth of America as reflected in the nation's popular music. Beginning with the songs of the Pilgrims and continuing through more than two centuries of history and music, Born in the U.S.A. shows the emerging American myth and gives a close reading of the compositions of songwriters as diverse as William Billings, Henry Clay Work, Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen.So that the full and

The German Cabaret Legacy in American Popular Music

The German Cabaret Legacy in American Popular Music
  • Author : William Farina
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2013-01-14
  • ISBN : 9780786468638
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"The stylistic remnants of cabaret music from Weimar-era Germany are all around us. During the 20th century, its most prominent American exponents were Germans. Their words and music continue to be heard and exert widespread influence. Major songwriters and African-American artists have been prolific and sympathetic interpreters of it. Today, German cabaret tradition remains strong"--Provided by publisher.

Rock Music in American Popular Culture III

Rock Music in American Popular Culture III
  • Author : Frank Hoffmann,B Lee Cooper,Wayne S Haney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781317957607
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Rock Music in American Popular Culture III: More Rock ’n’Roll Resources explores the fascinating world of rock music and examines how this medium functions as an expression of cultural and social identity. This nostalgic guide explores the meanings and messages behind some of the most popular rock ’n’roll songs that captured the American spirit, mirrored society, and reflected events in our history. Arranged by themes, Rock Music in American Popular Culture III examines a variety of social and

Prophetic Fragments

Prophetic Fragments
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 1988
  • ISBN : 0802807216
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"This collection of writings, drawn from a wide variety of sources, reveals the intellectual depth and breadth of the author. The articles include political commentary, cultural critique, literary analysis, extended book reviews, and even a short story by West. All of these are held together by a prophetic Afro-American Christian perspective. The value of this book is that it provides easy access to a significant selection of the author's corpus." --Religious Studies Review (October 1989) "This volume collects over 50 articles, book

Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes]

Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes]
  • Author : Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03
  • ISBN : 9780313393488
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A fascinating exploration of the relationship between American culture and music as defined by musicians, scholars, and critics from around the world.

American Popular Music Business in the 20th Century

American Popular Music Business in the 20th Century
  • Author : Russell Sanjek,Assistant Professor of English David Sanjek,David Sanjek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105042533815
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This book is an abridgment of the third volume of American Popular Music and Its Business--The First Four Hundred Years by Russell Sanjek, my late father. It covers the years 1900 to 1984, a rich and provocative period in the history of American entertainment, one marked by persistent technological innovation, an expansion of markets, the refinement of techniques of commercial exploitation, and the ongoing democratization of American culture.

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings

Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings
  • Author : Steve Sullivan
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-04
  • ISBN : 9780810882966
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The Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings, Volumes 1 and 2 covers the full range of popular music recordings with virtually unprecedented breadth and depth. In this 2-volume encyclopedia, Sullivan explores approximately 1,000 song recordings from 1889 to the present, telling the stories behind the songs, recordings, performers, and songwriters. From the Victorian parlor ballad and ragtime hit at the end of the 19th century to today’s rock classics, the Encyclopedia progresses through a parade popular music styles, from jazz to blues to

Rock Music in American Popular Culture

Rock Music in American Popular Culture
  • Author : B. Lee Cooper,Wayne S. Haney
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • ISBN : UOM:39015047561934
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