American Music: A Panorama / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This best-selling survey text describes American music as a collection of distinct strains of musicincluding popular, folk, sacred, classical, blues, jazz, and rock music - that have evolved into a musical panorama reflecting the nation's unique character. By comparing and contrasting America's musical styles across regions and time periods, Kingman delivers a clear vision of American music that encompasses the historical sources of all American music, the ways in which diverse styles have influenced each other, and the cultural contributions of America's innovative and original composers.
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Table of Contents
PART I. 1. Anglo-Celtic-American Tradition. 2. African-American Tradition. 3. American Indian Tradition. 4. Hispanic and Latino Traditions. 5. Other Traditions: French, Scandinavian, Asian. 6. Folk Music as an Instrument of Advocacy. PART II. 7. Country Music. 8. Blues and the Soul: From Country to City. 9. Rock: A Panorama in Itself. PART III. 10. From Psalm Tune to Rural Revivalism. 11. Urban Revivalism and Gospel Music. PART IV. 12. Secular Music in the Cities from Colonial Times to the Jacksonian Era. 13. Popular Musical Theater from The Jacksonian Era to the Present. 14. Popular Song, Dance, and March Music: Jacksonian Era to the Advent of Rock. PART V. 15. Ragtime and Pre-Jazz. 16. Jazz. PART VI. 17. Classical Music and the Contemporary World. 18. Accomplishments from the Jacksonian Era to World War I. 19. The Evolving Tradition, 1920-70. 20. Twentieth-Century Innovation. 21. Toward a More Hospitable Music. 22. Opera. PART VII. 23. American Music in Your Own Backyard.