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Genre: Music
Date Book: 1989
Editor by: Popular Press
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Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era.

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 1989
Editor by: Popular Press
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Languages: English, French and German

Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era.

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 1977
Editor by: Prentice Hall
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Languages: English, French and German

Reviews popular music since colonial times from the earliest ballads, chanteys, and spirituals, to modern soul and rock and touches upon the lives and achievements of many composers and performers

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 2013
Editor by: Oxford University Press, USA
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Purchase this access code to get sixty featured musical selections from American Popular Music, Fourth Edition, in MP3 format. Good for one use. Code will be void if used.

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 2006
Editor by: Schirmer Books
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AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY offers an innovative approach to popular music appreciation. The book treats major cultural sources, including African American, Latino, and European American styles and artists, in chronological fashion while also investigating less-visible cultural influences. The history of popular music in America offers an excellent example of cultural exchange. No other college textbook in publication addresses the subject of American popular music from a multicultural perspective in this thorough manner.

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 1988-07-28
Editor by: Oxford University Press
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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.

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 2001
Editor by: Yale University Press
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"Forte writes for the general reader, assuming no background other than a familiarity with basic music notation. Each song is discussed individually and includes complete lyrics and simple leadsheet. Forte discusses the songs' distinctive musical features and their sophisticated, often touching and witty lyrics.

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 2010
Editor by: Oxford University Press, USA
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The most complete, colorful, and authoritative package of its kind, American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MP3, Third Edition, examines popular music in the United States from its beginnings into the 21st century. Highlighting the contributions of diverse groups, Larry Starr and Christopher Waterman trace the development of jazz, blues, country, rock, hip-hop, and other popular styles. They combine an in-depth treatment of the music itself--including discussions of stylistic elements and analyses of musical examples--with solid coverage of attendant historical, social, and cultural circumstances. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION * Significantly expanded coverage of the Latin American stream of influence throughout, including Latin music in the big-band era, the mambo craze of the 1950s, bossa nova, and salsa * Thoroughly updated discussions of online distribution models, technology, and new trends in popular music * Exact timings included in the in-text listening guides to help students orient themselves as they use the two in-text audio CDs * New appendix--"Understanding Rhythm and Form"--illustrating the basic musical concepts of beat, tempo, rhythm, and form * A FREE six-month subscription to the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Fourth Edition Online ($120.00 value!) Remarkably accessible and student-friendly, the third edition also offers: * Detailed in-text listening charts that explain the most important elements of recordings discussed at length in the text * Boxed inserts on significant individuals, recordings, and cultural issues, with an illustrated timeline at the back of the book * An iMix (published at iTunes) * An updated Companion Website (www.oup.com/us/popmusic) containing resources for both instructors (PowerPoint lecture slides, assignments and exercises, filmographies, and review/discussion questions) and students (chapter outlines, brief biographies, flashcards, and weblinks) * A free Instructor's Manual and Computerized Test Bank on CD

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Genre: Music
Date Book: 1988
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Genre: Music
Date Book: 2016-05-23
Editor by: Routledge
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Languages: English, French and German

The field of Popular Music Studies is growing, but still lacks some basic reference materials. The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1899-2000 fills this gap by offering a comprehensive overview of the field. It will be a must-own for libraries and individuals interested in this growing field of research.