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Sounds of People and Places A Geography of American Music from Country to Classical and Blues to Bop

ISBN-10: 0742517438

ISBN-13: 9780742517431

Edition: 4th 2002

Authors: George O. Carney

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List price: $37.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Regional and Ethnic Studies of American Music
Stephen Foster and His Musical Geography of the South
From Stomp Dances to Dew Songs: American Indian Music in Oklahoma at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century
Music Geography Across the Borderline: Musical Iconography, Mythic Themes, and North American Place Perceptions of the United States-Mexico Borderlands
Roll On Columbia: Woody Guthrie, Migrants' Tales, and Regional Transformation in the Pacific Northwest
Rappin' in America: A Regional Music Phenomenon
Selected Reading and Listening I
Cultural Hearths and Cultural Diffusion of American Music
Western Swing and Fort Worth: Culture Hearth of the First Alternative Country Music Form
"Get Your Kicks on Route 66!" A Song Map of Postwar Migration
Americans at the Met: The Rise of the Homegrown Opera Star in the Twentieth Century
Cowabunga! Surfer Rock in Southern California and Beyond
Why Seattle? An Examination of an Alternative Rock Culture Hearth
Selected Reading and Listening II
The Role of Place in American Music
Music and Place
Place and Innovation in Popular Music: The Bebop Revolution in Jazz
Urban Blues: The Sound of the Windy City
Lubbock on Everything: The Evocation of Place in the Music of West Texas
Louie Louie Land: Music Geography of the Pacific Northwest
Selected Reading and Listening III
A Selected Music Geography Bibliography
Music Resources on the Internet
Index
About the Contributors
About the Editor