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Purchase this access code to get sixty featured musical selections from American Popular Music, Fourth Edition, in MP3 format. Good for one use. Code will be void if used.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Larry Starr
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Book : 2013
Download Book : 598 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0199859116


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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

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : David Ewen
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 1977
Download Book : 850 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0130224421


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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.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Glenn Appell
Publisher : Schirmer Books
Release Book : 2006
Download Book : 464 Pages
ISBN-10 : STANFORD:36105114205466


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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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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Timothy E. Scheurer
Publisher : Popular Press
Release Book : 1989
Download Book : 267 Pages
ISBN-10 : 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 Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Timothy E. Scheurer
Publisher : Popular Press
Release Book : 1989
Download Book : 190 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0879724668


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This text provides an overview of the four major areas of American contemporary music: jazz, rock, country, and musical theater. Each genre is approached chronologically with the emphasis on the socio-cultural aspects of the music. Readers will appreciate Joyner's engaging writing style and come away with the fundamental skills needed to listen critically to a variety of popular music styles.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : David Lee Joyner
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Release Book : 2008-06-27
Download Book : 330 Pages
ISBN-10 : STANFORD:36105131739984


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

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : David A. Jasen
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2013-10-15
Download Book : 464 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781135352714


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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.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : the late Russell Sanjek
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Book : 1988-07-28
Download Book : 494 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780195364620


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Author Book : Alec Wilder
Publisher :
Release Book : 1972
Download Book : 536 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0195014456


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The field of Popular Music Studies is growing, but still lacks some basic reference materials. The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1899-2000 fills this gap by offering a comprehensive overview of the field. It will be a must-own for libraries and individuals interested in this growing field of research.

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Genre Book : Music
Author Book : Frank Hoffmann
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2016-05-23
Download Book : 552 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781135868864