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Music in America Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

ISBN-10: 0195146670

ISBN-13: 9780195146677

Edition: 2004

Authors: Adelaida Reyes

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Music in America is a volume in the Global Music Series, edited by Bonnie Wade and Patricia Shehan Campbell. This volume, which can be used in world music courses alongside other case study volumes in the series as well as in introductory courses on the history of American music, is an overview of diverse traditions of the American musical landscape. Taking a holistic approach to American musical culture, this volume presents social, political, and economic issues as reflected through the study of American music.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
CD Track List
A Unifying Vision
Three Themes
A Voyage of Discovery
The Perspective
The Historical Context
Diversity and American Musical Life
Diversity and American Ideology
Sources of Diversity
Immigration: Forced Migration
Voluntary Migration
Diversity from Within: Diversity through Aggregation
Diversity through Divergence from Common Roots
Diversity in Motion: Redrawing Boundaries
Diversity and the American Musical Scene
Identity and American Music
A Story of Two Songs
Identity: From the Ground Up
The Human Dimension
Markers of Identity
Context
Identity on the National Level
Summing Up
The Seeds of Complexity: The Genesis of American Musical Boundaries
A Backward Glance
E pluribus unum
Oneness: The Historical Dimension
The Language of Oneness
Aaron Copeland and A Lincoln Portrait
""My Hometown"" by Bruce Springsteen
The Paradox of Musical Oneness: Its Changing Face, the Unchanging Mission
Multiculturalism and Oneness
Race, Oneness, and Jazz
Dizzy Gillespie
The Dynamics of Oneness
American Musical Culture
A View through Technology
Technology and Contemporary Frontier Pushing
At the Frontier of Musical Sound
Genre and Other Boundaries
Who Is a Musician?
The Production and Dissemination of Music
Music as Property and as Commodity
Beyond Technology: The Larger Picture
A Shift in Perspective
We, the People
Endnote
References
Resources
Index