american popular music

American Popular Music  The Age Of Rock
Author: Timothy E. Scheurer
Publisher: Popular Press
Release Date: 1989
Pages: 267
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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  The Nineteenth Century And Tin Pan Alley
Author: Timothy E. Scheurer
Publisher: Popular Press
Release Date: 1989
Pages: 190
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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
Author: David Ewen
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 1977
Pages: 850
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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 And Its Business
Author: the late Russell Sanjek
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 1988-07-28
Pages: 494
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

American Popular Music
Author: Glenn Appell
Publisher: Schirmer Books
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 464
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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
Author: Russell Sanjek
Publisher:
Release Date: 1988
Pages:
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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American Popular Music
Author: David Lee Joyner
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Release Date: 2008-06-27
Pages: 330
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

American Popular Music
Author: Larry Starr
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2013
Pages: 598
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

American Popular Music From Minstrelsy To MP3
Author: Larry Starr
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 537
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The most complete, colorful, and authoritative package of its kind, American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MP3, Third Edition, examines popular music in the United States from its beginnings into the 21st century. Highlighting the contributions of diverse groups, Larry Starr and Christopher Waterman trace the development of jazz, blues, country, rock, hip-hop, and other popular styles. They combine an in-depth treatment of the music itself--including discussions of stylistic elements and analyses of musical examples--with solid coverage of attendant historical, social, and cultural circumstances. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION * Significantly expanded coverage of the Latin American stream of influence throughout, including Latin music in the big-band era, the mambo craze of the 1950s, bossa nova, and salsa * Thoroughly updated discussions of online distribution models, technology, and new trends in popular music * Exact timings included in the in-text listening guides to help students orient themselves as they use the two in-text audio CDs * New appendix--"Understanding Rhythm and Form"--illustrating the basic musical concepts of beat, tempo, rhythm, and form * A FREE six-month subscription to the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Fourth Edition Online ($120.00 value!) Remarkably accessible and student-friendly, the third edition also offers: * Detailed in-text listening charts that explain the most important elements of recordings discussed at length in the text * Boxed inserts on significant individuals, recordings, and cultural issues, with an illustrated timeline at the back of the book * An iMix (published at iTunes) * An updated Companion Website (www.oup.com/us/popmusic) containing resources for both instructors (PowerPoint lecture slides, assignments and exercises, filmographies, and review/discussion questions) and students (chapter outlines, brief biographies, flashcards, and weblinks) * A free Instructor's Manual and Computerized Test Bank on CD

Chronology Of American Popular Music  1900 2000
Author: Frank W. Hoffmann
Publisher:
Release Date: 2008
Pages: 544
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1900-2000 is an annotated chronology dealing with all types of twentieth-century American popular music. From the age of cylinder recordings to MP3s, the work documents the performers, producers, record company moguls, critics, disc jockeys, and managers who shaped America's popular music. Inclusive in definition, the chronology documents everything from Tin Pan Alley song to country, R&B to rock 'n' roll, mainstream pop, and popular jazz. Each entry is annotated, with a description of the event and its meaning in the larger context of the history of popular music. This reference work provides a survey of popular music history which encompasses all notable genres, artists, and related socio-cultural trends. The index provides well-organized access to the information covering: milestone accomplishments, whether pertaining to an individual career or the music industry as a whole; death dates, which serve as the summation of a career; events or creations that prove influential or widely imitated; significant chart or sales activity, especially achieving the number one ranking on a particular chart; awards or special recognition for achievements; and oddities that serve to illustrate or symbolize a prevailing attitude or movement.