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American Popular Music

American Popular Music
  • Author : Larry Starr
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 19 May 2022
  • ISBN : 9780190632991
  • Pages : 641 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Exploring the rich terrain of American popular music, this text combines cultural and social history coverage with the analytical study of musical styles using well-chosen examples and insightful commentary. This new edition traces the development of jazz, blues, country, rock, hip-hop, andother popular genres from their multicultural roots to the digital world of the twenty-first century.


American Popular Music

American Popular Music
  • Author : Larry Starr,Christopher Alan Waterman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 19 May 2022
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Exploring the rich terrain of American popular music, this text combines cultural and social history coverage with the analytical study of musical styles using well-chosen examples and insightful commentary. This new edition traces the development of jazz, blues, country, rock, hip-hop, andother popular genres from their multicultural roots to the digital world of the twenty-first century.

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Folk

Folk
  • Author : Richard Carlin
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 19 May 2022
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The traditional songs, dances, and legends of ordinary people in the United States have long served as a means of communication and a source of entertainment. Each group brought its unique song and dance music to America: The Irish brought jigs and reels, the African-American slaves work and dance songs, Hispanics their corridos and polkas, Cajuns their waltzes and two-steps. The interaction between these groups created the many rich hybrids that are American folk music.

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American Popular Music

American Popular Music
  • Author : Rachel Rubin,Jeffrey Paul Melnick,Rachel Rubin Wolf
  • Publisher : Amherst [MA] : University of Massachusetts Press
  • Release : 19 May 2022
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Designed as a broad introductory survey, and written by experts in the field, this book examines the rise of American music over the 20th century - the period in which that music came into its own and achieved unprecedented popularity. Beginning with a look at music as a business, 11 essays explore a variety of popular musical genres, including Tin Pan Alley, blues, jazz, country, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, folk, rap, and Mexican American corridos. Reading these essays,

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American Popular Music

American Popular Music
  • Author : Glenn Appell,David Hemphill
  • Publisher : Schirmer Books
  • Release : 19 May 2022
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Appell (jazz studies, Diablo Valley College) and Hemphill (graduate studies, research, and development, San Francisco State University) offer a textbook for popular music, humanities, or cultural studies courses, organized by the musical influences of particular cultural groups--African American, European American, Latin, Native American and Asian--rather than a strict chronological approach. This is followed by a section tracing modern jazz to hip hop. They survey a broad range of styles, from minstrelsy, blues, hymns, and wind bands to Chicano music, Afro-Caribbean

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Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music
  • Author : George Torres
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 27 March 2013
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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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American Popular Music

American Popular Music
  • Author : David Lee Joyner
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
  • Release : 27 June 2008
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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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Listening to Classic American Popular Songs

Listening to Classic American Popular Songs
  • Author : Allen Forte,Richard Lalli,Gary Chapman
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 October 2008
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In the twenties, thirties, and forties, now-legendary American songwriters and lyricists created a repertoire of popular songs, songs that have captured the hearts of generations of music lovers. George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael and many others, along with such lyricists as Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, and Dorothy Fields, produced extraordinary songs of signal importance to the American musical heritage. In this book Allen Forte shares his love of American popular song. He discusses

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Songbooks

Songbooks
  • Author : Eric Weisbard
  • Publisher : Refiguring American Music
  • Release : 28 May 2021
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In Songbooks veteran music critic and popular music scholar Eric Weisbard offers a critical guide to American popular music writing, from William Billings's 1770 New-England-Psalm-Singer to Jay-Z's 2010 memoir Decoded.

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American Popular Music, Grades 5 - 8

American Popular Music, Grades 5 - 8
  • Author : Mark Ammons
  • Publisher : Mark Twain Media
  • Release : 19 February 2010
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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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American Popular Culture

American Popular Culture
  • Author : Frank W. Hoffmann
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Release : 19 May 1995
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Organized by types of information sources, the book selectively covers guides to the literature of popular culture, including general and subject encyclopedias; subject dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental sources (e.g., periodicals, research centers, associations). Each section is arranged by subject: general; popular arts (e.g., music, fine arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral tradition; and fads, events, trends, and other social phenomena. Selective rather than

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