American Music: A Panorama, Concise Edition / Edition 4

American Music: A Panorama, Concise Edition / Edition 4

by Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman

ISBN-10: 0495916129

ISBN-13: 9780495916123

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This best-selling survey text describes American music as a panorama of distinct yet parallel streams-popular, folk, sacred, and classical-that reflect the uniquely diverse character of the United States. Comparing and contrasting musical styles across regions and time, Candelaria and Kingman deliver a vision of American music both exuberant and inventive, a music…  See more details below


This best-selling survey text describes American music as a panorama of distinct yet parallel streams-popular, folk, sacred, and classical-that reflect the uniquely diverse character of the United States. Comparing and contrasting musical styles across regions and time, Candelaria and Kingman deliver a vision of American music both exuberant and inventive, a music that arises out of the history and musical traditions of the many immigrants to America's shores.

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Table of Contents

Author's Guide to the Panorama of American Musicxv
Part IFolk and Ethnic Musics2
Chapter 1The Anglo-Celtic-American Tradition4
Imported Ballads4
"Barbara Allen"5
Features Common to Most Ballads6
Naturalized Ballads8
"Gypsy Davy"8
Native Ballads10
"John Hardy"10
Print and the Ballad12
Fiddle Tunes13
"Soldier's Joy"13
Print and the Fiddle Tune13
Play-Party Songs14
"Old Man at the Mill"14
Additional Listening16
Chapter 2The African American Tradition17
African Music and Its Relation to Black Music in America17
"Music in Praise of a Yoruba Chief"18
Religious Folk Music: The Spiritual19
"Sheep, Sheep, Don't You Know the Road"19
"Jacob's Ladder"21
Secular Folk Music23
"Quittin' Time Song"23
"John Henry"25
Additional Listening29
Chapter 3The American Indian Tradition30
Music in Indian Life31
The Existential Quality of Songs32
Types of Songs According to Purpose33
"Pigeon's Dream Song"35
"Cherokee/Creek Stomp Dance"35
"Butterfly Dance"36
"Sioux Love Song"36
Characteristics of Indian Music37
Indian Music and Acculturation38
"Ghost Dance Song"40
"Rabbit Dance"41
Additional Listening43
Chapter 4Latino Traditions44
The Legacy of the Spanish Conquest44
Sacred Music from Mexico44
"Al Pie de Este Santo Altar"46
"Los Pastores" from Las Posadas47
Secular Music from Mexico48
"Las Abajenas"50
"El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez"53
"Mal Hombre"55
The Caribbean and South America57
"Para los Rumberos"58
Additional Listening60
Chapter 5Diverse Traditions: French, Scandinavian, Arab, and Asian61
The French Influence in Louisiana61
"Midland Two-Step"62
"Zydeco sont pas sale"64
The Scandinavian Influence in the Upper Midwest65
"Banjo, Old Time"66
Arab American Traditions67
"Zaffat al-Hilu"68
The Asian Influence69
Additional Listening74
Chapter 6Folk Music as an Instrument of Advocacy75
"The Farmer Is the Man That Feeds Them All"75
The Urban Folk Song Movement of the 1930s and 1940s77
"I Am a Union Woman"78
Protest and Folk Song in the 1960s81
"Masters of War"81
Freedom Songs and the Civil Rights Movement in the South84
"We Shall Overcome"85
Additional Listening87
Part IIThree Offspring of the Rural South88
Chapter 7Country Music90
Enduring Themes90
The "Country Sound"91
Commercial Beginnings: Early Recordings, Radio, and the First Stars93
Jimmy Rodgers: The Father of Country Music95
"Muleskinner Blues"95
The West: Cowboys, Honky-Tonks, and Western Swing96
"Cotton-Eyed Joe"99
Postwar Dissemination and Full-Scale Commercialization100
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"101
"I'm Blue Again"103
"Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain"106
The Persistence and Revival of Traditional Styles108
"Muleskinner Blues"108
"John Henry"110
Additional Listening111
Chapter 8The Blues112
Characteristics of the Blues112
"Countin' the Blues"116
"Prison Cell Blues"117
"Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped the Devil)"119
Early Published Blues119
Classic Blues120
Blues and Jazz121
"Mr. Freddie Blues"123
Selling the Country Blues124
Urban Blues124
Blues at the Turn of the Century125
"Texas Flood"126
Additional Listening127
Chapter 9Rock Music128
Rock's Ties to Rhythm and Blues128
"Good Rockin' Tonight"129
"Rock Around the Clock"130
Reaching White Audiences131
The Influence of Country Music132
"That's All Right"133
Trends from the 1960s to the Present134
"Good Vibrations"136
"The Star-Spangled Banner (Live at Woodstock)"139
"Sheena Is a Punk Rocker"142
Additional Listening145
Part IIIPopular Sacred Music146
Chapter 10From Psalm Tune to Rural Revivalism148
Psalmody in America148
"Amazing Grace"151
The Singing-School Tradition152
The Frontier and Rural America in the Nineteenth Century158
"Wondrous Love"160
Music Among Smaller Independent American Sects165
"'Tis the Gift to Be Simple"166
Additional Listening167
Chapter 11Urban Revivalism and Gospel Music168
Urban Revivalism After the Civil War: The Moody-Sankey Era of Gospel Hymns168
"In the Sweet By-and-By"170
The Billy Sunday-Homer Rodeheaver Era: Further Popularization171
"Brighten the Corner Where You Are"171
Gospel Music After the Advent of Radio and Recordings173
"Give the World a Smile"174
"He Got Better Things for You"177
"Swing Down, Chariot"181
Additional Listening187
Part IVPopular Secular Music188
Chapter 12Secular Music in the Cities from Colonial Times to the Age of Andrew Jackson190
Concerts and Dances190
"The College Hornpipe"191
Bands and Military Music193
"Lady Hope's Reel"194
"Washington's March"194
Musical Theater195
"Chorus of Adventurers" from The Indian Princess197
Popular Song199
"Junto Song"200
Additional Listening202
Chapter 13Popular Musical Theater and Opera from the Jacksonian Era to the Present203
Minstrelsy and Musical entertainment Before the Civil War204
"De Boatman's Dance"206
From the Civil War Through the Turn of the Century209
"The Yankee Doodle Boy"211
The First Half of the Twentieth Century212
The Musical in Its Maturity: Show Boat to West Side Story212
"Cool" West Side Story215
The Musical Since West Side Story216
Opera in America217
"It Ain't Necessarily So"218
Additional Listening221
Chapter 14Popular Song, Dance, and March Music from the Jacksonian Era to the Advent of Rock222
Popular Song from the 1830s Through the Civil War222
"Get Off the Track"225
"Hard Times Come Again No More"228
"The Battle Cry of Freedom"230
Popular Song from the Civil War Through the Ragtime Era231
The Band in America After the Jacksonian Era237
"The Washington Post March"239
Popular Song from Ragtime to Rock241
"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?"242
Tin Pan Alley and Its Relation to Jazz and Black Vernacular Music243
The Decline of Tin Pan Alley and the Dispersion of the Popular Music Industry244
Additional Listening245
Part VJazz and Its Forerunners246
Chapter 15Ragtime and Precursors of Jazz248
The Context of Ragtime from Its Origins to Its Zenith245
"Hello! My Baby"245
The Musical Characteristics of Ragtime252
"Maple Leaf Rag"252
The Decline and Dispersion of Ragtime253
"If Dreams Come True"254
The Ragtime Revival255
Precursors of Jazz256
"Just a Little While to Stay Here"259
Additional Listening260
Chapter 16Jazz261
The New Orleans Style: The Traditional Jazz of the Early Recordings261
"Dippermouth Blues"262
"Hotter Than That"265
Dissemination and Change: Before the Swing Era265
The Swing Era and the Big Bands266
The Emergence of Modern Jazz: Bop as a Turning Point270
"Out of This World"274
The Pluralism of the Last Quarter-Century276
"Bitches Brew"276
Additional Listening278
Part VIClassical Music280
Chapter 17The Search for an American Identity282
Music Education Before the Civil War284
Music Education and Culture After the Mid-Nineteenth Century285
"Pawnee Horses," Arthur Farwell290
American Music and American Life291
Rhapsody in Blue, George Gershwin291
Afro-American Symphony, William Grant Still293
Appalachian Spring, Aaron Copland294
America's Virtuoso Cult294
"The Banjo," Louis Gottschalk295
"The Battle of Manassas," Thomas Wiggins296
Additional Listening298
Chapter 18Twentieth-Century Innovation and the Contemporary World300
Charles Ives: American Innovator in Music300
Four New England Holidays, Charles Ives302
New York and Europe-Related "Modernism"302
Hyperprism, Edgard Varese303
Midcentury Modernism304
The West Coast: Cowell, Harrison, and Partch306
"The Banshee"306
New Technology and the New Music308
Piano Phase310
Multimedia Art and Concept Music310
Classical Music and the Contemporary World311
The Bushy Wushy Rag, Philip Bimstein312
Additional Listening312
Chapter 19Film Music313
A Realistic Film of the American West313
Two Films About the Small Town and the Big City314
Three Career Film Composers315
"The Murder" Psycho, Bernard Herrmann317
"The Imperial March" Star Wars, John Williams319
Additional Listening319
Part VIIMusic in Your Own Backyard321
Chapter 20Tales of Two Cities: Austin, Texas, and Sacramento, California322
Classical Music in Austin, Texas: Aspects from the 1930s to World War I322
The Sacramento Valley: A Rich Mix of Cultures326
Photo Credits343

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