The Music of Black Americans: A History / Edition 3

The Music of Black Americans: A History / Edition 3

by Eileen Southern, Eileen J. Southern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393971414

ISBN-13: 9780393971415

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

A new edition of the classic text on African American music.
Beginning with the arrival of the first Africans in the English colonies, Eileen Southern weaves a fascinating narrative of intense musical activity. As singers, players, and composers, black American musicians are fully chronicled in this landmark book. Now in the third edition, the author has brought

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A new edition of the classic text on African American music.
Beginning with the arrival of the first Africans in the English colonies, Eileen Southern weaves a fascinating narrative of intense musical activity. As singers, players, and composers, black American musicians are fully chronicled in this landmark book. Now in the third edition, the author has brought the entire text up to date and has added a wealth of new material covering the latest developments in gospel, blues, jazz, classical, crossover, Broadway, and rap as they relate to African American music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393971415
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
678
Sales rank:
478,429
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

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