American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years - From 1790 to 1909

American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Years - From 1790 to 1909

by Russell Sanjek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195043103

ISBN-13: 9780195043105

Pub. Date: 07/28/1988

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Volume two concentrates exclusively on music activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. Among the topics discussed are how changing technology affected the printing of music, the development of sheet music publishing, the growth of the American musical theater, popular religious music, black music (including spirituals and ragtime), music during the

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Volume two concentrates exclusively on music activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. Among the topics discussed are how changing technology affected the printing of music, the development of sheet music publishing, the growth of the American musical theater, popular religious music, black music (including spirituals and ragtime), music during the Civil War, and finally "music in the era of monopoly," including such subjects as copyright, changing technology and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the establishment of Tin Pan Alley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195043105
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1988
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.22(d)

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