African American Music An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0415941385
ISBN-13: 9780415941389
Edition: 2006
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Description: Designed for an introductory course in African American music, this title focuses on musical genres & styles, moving chronologically from folk traditions to modern forms. A final section discusses the aesthetics of African American culture & music.

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Book details

List price: $72.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Designed for an introductory course in African American music, this title focuses on musical genres & styles, moving chronologically from folk traditions to modern forms. A final section discusses the aesthetics of African American culture & music.

Acknowledgments
Editors and Contributors
Introduction
Intellectual History
Genres
Secular Folk Music
Religious Music
Blues
Chronological Overview
The Blues in Transcultural Contexts
Ragtime
Jazz
Chronological Overview
Interpreting Jazz
Musical Theater
Art/Classical Music
Chronological Overview
Interpreting Classical Music
Rhythm and Blues
Soul
Funk
Disco and House
Techno
Hip-Hop and Rap
Issues of Mass Mediation
The Music Industry
The Popular Music Industry
The Gospel Music Industry
Profiles of Record Labels
Motown
Stax
Philadelphia International
Issues of Gender
Women in African American Music
Gospel
Blues
Jazz
Women-Identified Music
Rock
Musical Agency
African American Music as Resistance
Antebellum Period
Civil Rights Movement
Post-Civil Rights Period
Glossary
Bibliography
Discography/Videography

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