American Music A Panorama

ISBN-10: 0495128392
ISBN-13: 9780495128397
Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This best-selling survey text describes American music as a panorama of distinct yet parallel streams?popular, folk, sacred, and classical?that reflect the uniquely diverse character of the United States. Comparing and contrasting musical styles  More...

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List price: $176.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

This best-selling survey text describes American music as a panorama of distinct yet parallel streams?popular, folk, sacred, and classical?that reflect the uniquely diverse character of the United States. Comparing and contrasting musical styles across regions and time, Candelaria and Kingman deliver a vision of American music both exuberant and inventive, a music that arises out of the history and musical traditions of the many immigrants to America's shores.

Daniel Kingman is an American composer and Professor Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento.

Author's Guide to the Panorama of American Music
Folk and Ethnic Musics
The Anglo-Celtic-American Tradition
Imported Ballads
"Barbara Allen"
Features Common to Most Ballads
Naturalized Ballads
"Gypsy Davy"
Native Ballads
"John Hardy"
Print and the Ballad
Fiddle Tunes
"Soldier's Joy"
Print and the Fiddle Tune
Play-Party Songs
"Old Man at the Mill"
Projects
Additional Listening
The African American Tradition
African Music and Its Relation to Black Music in America
"Music in Praise of a Yoruba Chief"
Religious Folk Music: The Spiritual
"Sheep, Sheep, Don't You Know the Road"
"Jacob's Ladder"
Secular Folk Music
"Quittin' Time Song"
"John Henry"
Projects
Additional Listening
The American Indian Tradition
Music in Indian Life
The Existential Quality of Songs
Types of Songs According to Purpose
"Pigeon's Dream Song"
"Cherokee/Creek Stomp Dance"
"Butterfly Dance"
"Sioux Love Song"
Characteristics of Indian Music
Indian Music and Acculturation
"Ghost Dance Song"
"Rabbit Dance"
Projects
Additional Listening
Latino Traditions
The Legacy of the Spanish Conquest
Sacred Music from Mexico
"Al Pie de Este Santo Altar"
"Los Pastores" from Las Posadas
Secular Music from Mexico
"Las Abajenas"
"El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez"
"Mal Hombre"
The Caribbean and South America
"Para los Rumberos"
Projects
Additional Listening
Diverse Traditions: French, Scandinavian, Arab, and Asian
The French Influence in Louisiana
"Midland Two-Step"
"Zydeco sont pas sale"
The Scandinavian Influence in the Upper Midwest
"Banjo, Old Time"
Arab American Traditions
"Zaffat al-Hilu"
The Asian Influence
"Tampopo"
Projects
Additional Listening
Folk Music as an Instrument of Advocacy
"The Farmer Is the Man That Feeds Them All"
The Urban Folk Song Movement of the 1930s and 1940s
"I Am a Union Woman"
Protest and Folk Song in the 1960s
"Masters of War"
Freedom Songs and the Civil Rights Movement in the South
"We Shall Overcome"
Projects
Additional Listening
Three Offspring of the Rural South
Country Music
Enduring Themes
The "Country Sound"
Commercial Beginnings: Early Recordings, Radio, and the First Stars
Jimmy Rodgers: The Father of Country Music
"Muleskinner Blues"
The West: Cowboys, Honky-Tonks, and Western Swing
"Cotton-Eyed Joe"
Postwar Dissemination and Full-Scale Commercialization
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
"I'm Blue Again"
"Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain"
The Persistence and Revival of Traditional Styles
"Muleskinner Blues"
"John Henry"
Projects
Additional Listening
The Blues
Characteristics of the Blues
"Countin' the Blues"
"Prison Cell Blues"
"Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped the Devil)"
Early Published Blues
Classic Blues
Blues and Jazz
Boogie-Woogie
"Mr. Freddie Blues"
Selling the Country Blues
Urban Blues
Blues at the Turn of the Century
"Texas Flood"
Projects
Additional Listening
Rock Music
Rock's Ties to Rhythm and Blues
"Good Rockin' Tonight"
"Rock Around the Clock"
Reaching White Audiences
The Influence of Country Music
"That's All Right"
Trends from the 1960s to the Present
"Good Vibrations"
"The Star-Spangled Banner (Live at Woodstock)"
"Eruption"
"Sheena Is a Punk Rocker"
Projects
Additional Listening
Popular Sacred Music
From Psalm Tune to Rural Revivalism
Psalmody in America
"Amazing Grace"
The Singing-School Tradition
"Chester"
"Amity"
The Frontier and Rural America in the Nineteenth Century
"Wondrous Love"
Music Among Smaller Independent American Sects
"'Tis the Gift to Be Simple"
Projects
Additional Listening
Urban Revivalism and Gospel Music
Urban Revivalism After the Civil War: The Moody-Sankey Era of Gospel Hymns
"In the Sweet By-and-By"
The Billy Sunday-Homer Rodeheaver Era: Further Popularization
"Brighten the Corner Where You Are"
Gospel Music After the Advent of Radio and Recordings
"Give the World a Smile"
"He Got Better Things for You"
"Swing Down, Chariot"
Projects
Additional Listening
Popular Secular Music
Secular Music in the Cities from Colonial Times to the Age of Andrew Jackson
Concerts and Dances
"The College Hornpipe"
Bands and Military Music
"Lady Hope's Reel"
"Washington's March"
Musical Theater
"Chorus of Adventurers" from The Indian Princess
Popular Song
"Junto Song"
Projects
Additional Listening
Popular Musical Theater and Opera from the Jacksonian Era to the Present
Minstrelsy and Musical entertainment Before the Civil War
"De Boatman's Dance"
From the Civil War Through the Turn of the Century
"The Yankee Doodle Boy"
The First Half of the Twentieth Century
The Musical in Its Maturity: Show Boat to West Side Story
"Cool" West Side Story
The Musical Since West Side Story
Opera in America
"It Ain't Necessarily So"
Projects
Additional Listening
Popular Song, Dance, and March Music from the Jacksonian Era to the Advent of Rock
Popular Song from the 1830s Through the Civil War
"Get Off the Track"
"Hard Times Come Again No More"
"The Battle Cry of Freedom"
Popular Song from the Civil War Through the Ragtime Era
The Band in America After the Jacksonian Era
"The Washington Post March"
Popular Song from Ragtime to Rock
"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"
Tin Pan Alley and Its Relation to Jazz and Black Vernacular Music
The Decline of Tin Pan Alley and the Dispersion of the Popular Music Industry
Projects
Additional Listening
Jazz and Its Forerunners
Ragtime and Precursors of Jazz
The Context of Ragtime from Its Origins to Its Zenith
"Hello! My Baby"
The Musical Characteristics of Ragtime
"Maple Leaf Rag"
The Decline and Dispersion of Ragtime
"If Dreams Come True"
The Ragtime Revival
Precursors of Jazz
"Eternity"
"Just a Little While to Stay Here"
Projects
Additional Listening
Jazz
The New Orleans Style: The Traditional Jazz of the Early Recordings
"Dippermouth Blues"
"Hotter Than That"
Dissemination and Change: Before the Swing Era
The Swing Era and the Big Bands
"Ko-ko"
The Emergence of Modern Jazz: Bop as a Turning Point
"KoKo"
"Out of This World"
The Pluralism of the Last Quarter-Century
"Bitches Brew"
Projects
Additional Listening
Classical Music
The Search for an American Identity
Music Education Before the Civil War
Music Education and Culture After the Mid-Nineteenth Century
"Pawnee Horses," Arthur Farwell
American Music and American Life
Rhapsody in Blue, George Gershwin
Afro-American Symphony, William Grant Still
Appalachian Spring, Aaron Copland
America's Virtuoso Cult
"The Banjo," Louis Gottschalk
"The Battle of Manassas," Thomas Wiggins
Projects
Additional Listening
Twentieth-Century Innovation and the Contemporary World
Charles Ives: American Innovator in Music
Four New England Holidays, Charles Ives
New York and Europe-Related "Modernism"
Hyperprism, Edgard Varese
Midcentury Modernism
The West Coast: Cowell, Harrison, and Partch
"The Banshee"
New Technology and the New Music
Minimalism
Piano Phase
Multimedia Art and Concept Music
Classical Music and the Contemporary World
The Bushy Wushy Rag, Philip Bimstein
Projects
Additional Listening
Film Music
A Realistic Film of the American West
Two Films About the Small Town and the Big City
Three Career Film Composers
"The Murder" Psycho, Bernard Herrmann
"The Imperial March" Star Wars, John Williams
Epilogue
Projects
Additional Listening
Music in Your Own Backyard
Tales of Two Cities: Austin, Texas, and Sacramento, California
Classical Music in Austin, Texas: Aspects from the 1930s to World War I
The Sacramento Valley: A Rich Mix of Cultures
Projects
References
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index

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