American Popular Music: A Multicultural History / Edition 1

American Popular Music: A Multicultural History / Edition 1

by Glenn Appell, David Hemphill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0155062298

ISBN-13: 9780155062290

Pub. Date: 10/10/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Enhance your understanding of the culture behind American popular music with AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY! With detailed, easy-to-understand explanations of key musical concepts and terms, this music text tells the story of American popular music from the different cultural perspectives that made significant contributions to its development.

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Enhance your understanding of the culture behind American popular music with AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY! With detailed, easy-to-understand explanations of key musical concepts and terms, this music text tells the story of American popular music from the different cultural perspectives that made significant contributions to its development. A critical listening approach throughout helps you develop your music listening skills as a form of critical reflection. Historical timelines at the beginning of each chapter provide you with a practical chronological framework that helps you interpret and integrate musical, cultural and historic events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155062290
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/10/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
257,316
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Language of Music: New Perspectives For Listening. Part I: AFRICAN AMERICAN ROOTS—THE EMERGENCE OF THE DOMINANT CULTURE OF AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC. 2. African Origins and Influences. 3. From Minstrelsy to the Blues. 4. Early Jazz: From Ragtime to Swing. Part II: EUROPEAN AMERICAN TRADITIONS AND INFLUENCES. 5. From Hymns to Wind Bands. 6. The Golden Age of American Popular Song. 7. Country Music. Part III: LATIN MUSICS IN AMERICA FORM A NEW BLEND. 8. America's Afro-Caribbean and Latin Musical Heritage. 9. Chicano and Mexican Popular Music in America. Part IV: NATIVE AMERICAN AND ASIAN INFLUENCES. 10. Native American Popular Music. 11. Asian and Pacific American Popular Musics. Part V: FROM MODERN JAZZ TO HIP HOP—60 YEARS OF EVOLVING TRADITIONS. 12. From Bebop to Acid Jazz. 13. Early R&B and Rock: The Late 40s and the 50s. 14. Girl Groups, Surf Music, and Soul. 15. Folk-Rock, the British Invasion, and Psychedelia. 16. R&B and Its Descendents After the 60s. 17. Rock After the 60s.

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