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American Popular Music A Multicultural History

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ISBN-10: 0155062298

ISBN-13: 9780155062290

Edition: 2006

Authors: Glenn Appell, David Hemphill

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Enhance your understanding of the culture behind American popular music with AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY! With detailed, easy-to-understand explanations of key musical concepts and terms, this music text tells the story of American popular music from the different cultural perspectives that made significant contributions to its development. A critical listening approach throughout helps you develop your music listening skills as a form of critical reflection. Historical timelines at the beginning of each chapter provide you with a practical chronological framework that helps you interpret and integrate musical, cultural and historic events.
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Book details

List price: $144.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.87" wide x 9.57" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

The Language of Music: New Perspectives For Listening
African American Roots? The Emergence of the Dominant Culture of American Popular Music
African Origins and Influences
From Minstrelsy to the Blues
Early Jazz: From Ragtime to Swing
European American Traditions and Influences
From Hymns to Wind Bands
The Golden Age of American Popular Song
Country Music
Latin Musics in America Form a New Blend
America's Afro-Caribbean and Latin Musical Heritage
Chicano and Mexican Popular Music in America
Native American and Asian Influences
Native American Popular Music
Asian and Pacific American Popular Musics
From Modern Jazz to Hip Hop? 60 Years of Evolving Traditions
From Bebop to Acid Jazz
Early R&B and Rock: The Late 40s and the 50s
Girl Groups, Surf Music, and Soul
Folk-Rock, the British Invasion, and Psychedelia
R&B and Its Descendents After the 60s
Rock After the 60s