American Popular Music

American Popular Music


  • Release: 2006
  • Publisher: Schirmer Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 464 page
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105114205466
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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

American Popular Music


  • Release: 2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 598 page
  • ISBN: 0199316694
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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.

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music


  • Release: 2013-03-27
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 484 page
  • ISBN: 9780313087943
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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

American Popular Music  The age of rock

American Popular Music The age of rock


  • Release: 1989
  • Publisher: Popular Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 267 page
  • 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 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


  • Release: 1977
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 850 page
  • ISBN: 0130224421
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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

The Ballad in American Popular Music

The Ballad in American Popular Music


  • Release: 2017-09-21
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 240 page
  • 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.

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music

Encyclopedia of Latin American Popular Music


  • Release: 2013-03-27
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 484 page
  • ISBN: 9780313087943
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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

American Popular Music  Grades 5   8

American Popular Music Grades 5 8


  • Release: 2010-08-06
  • Publisher: Mark Twain Media
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 96 page
  • ISBN: 9781580379830
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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 America’s 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


  • Release: 2016-01-30
  • Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 252 page
  • 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.

Made in Latin America

Made in Latin America


  • Release: 2015-12-22
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 182 page
  • ISBN: 9781134737260
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Made in Latin America serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Latin American popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Latin American music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of popular music in Latin America and provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure or genre under discussion is of lasting significance. The book first presents a general description of the history and background of popular music, followed by essays organized into thematic sections: Theoretical Issues; Transnational Scenes; Local and National Scenes; Class, Identity, and Politics; and Gendered Scenes.