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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 : 1989
  • ISBN : 0879724684
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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.

All the Years of American Popular Music


All the Years of American Popular Music
  • Author : David Ewen
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 1977
  • ISBN : 0130224421
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Reviews popular music since colonial times from the earliest ballads, chanteys, and spirituals, to modern soul and rock and touches upon the lives and achievements of many composers and performers

American Popular Music The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley


American Popular Music  The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley
  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release : 1989
  • ISBN : 0879724668
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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.

American Popular Music


American Popular Music
  • Author : Glenn Appell
  • Publisher : Schirmer Books
  • Release : 2006
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105114205466
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY offers an innovative approach to popular music appreciation. The book treats major cultural sources, including African American, Latino, and European American styles and artists, in chronological fashion while also investigating less-visible cultural influences. The history of popular music in America offers an excellent example of cultural exchange. No other college textbook in publication addresses the subject of American popular music from a multicultural perspective in this thorough manner.

American Popular Music and Its Business


American Popular Music and Its Business
  • Author : the late Russell Sanjek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 1988-07-28
  • ISBN : 9780195364620
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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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 establishment of Tin Pan Alley.