Music in the United States A Historical Introduction

ISBN-10: 0139076433

ISBN-13: 9780139076435

Edition: 4th 2000 (Revised)

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For one-semester undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of music in the United States, especially geared for music majors. A basic knowledge of music terminology and concepts is required. A scholarly yet highly readable and by now classic introduction to American music from colonial times through the end of the 20th centuryrevised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship and critical views. This text provides comprehensive treatment of both cultivated and vernacular music in the United States. Part of the highly acclaimed Prentice Hall History of Music Series.
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List price: $132.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 413
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

The Colonial and Federal Eras (to 1820)
Sacred Music in New England and Other Colonies
Secular Music in New England and Other Colonies
The Romantic Century (1820-1920)
Cultivated and Vernacular Traditions, and the Impact of Romanticism
The Cultivated Tradition, 1820-1865
The Vernacular Tradition, 1820-1920
The Cultivated Tradition, 1865-1920
Charles Ives
Between the World Wars (1920-1945)
The 1920s
The 1930s and Early 1940s
Since World War II
The Post-War Decades: Into the 1960s
Intersections, Interactions, Projections: From the 1960s to the Mid-1970s
Entering the Pluralistic Postmodern Era: From the Mid-1970s to the Mid-1980s
New Currents Coalesce: Since the Mid-1980s
(This chapter written by Kyle Gann.)
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