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African American Music

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ISBN-10: 0415881811

ISBN-13: 9780415881814

Edition: 2nd 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Mellonee V. Burnim, Portia K. Maultsby

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African American Music: An Introductionis a collection of thirty essays by leading scholars which survey major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present. The work brings together, in a single volume, treatments of African American music that have existed largely independent of each other. The research is based in large part on ethnographic fieldwork, which privileges the voices of the music-makers themselves, while interpreting their narratives through a richly textured mosaic of history and culture. The book is replete with references to seminal recordings and recording artists, musical transcriptions, photographs, and illustrations that bring…    
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Book details

List price: $57.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 12/10/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English