American Popular Music The age of rock

Written By Timothy E. Scheurer
American Popular Music  The age of rock
  • Publsiher : Popular Press
  • Release : 17 May 1989
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
  • Pages : 267 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled American Popular Music The age of rock written by Timothy E. Scheurer which was release on 17 May 1989, this book published by Popular Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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.

American Popular Music The age of rock

American Popular Music  The age of rock
  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 267
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : 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 ...

American Popular Music The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley

American Popular Music  The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley
  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : 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 ...

American Popular Music Grades 5 8

American Popular Music  Grades 5   8
  • Author : Mark Ammons
  • Publisher : Mark Twain Media
  • Release Date : 2010-02-19
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : Make music come alive for students in grades 5 and up with American Popular Music! This 96-page book explores how the roots of American music began and developed. From European musical traditions in the seventeenth century to African American music today, this book uncovers a foundation and appreciation of AmericaÕs ...

Traditions Institutions and American Popular Music

Traditions  Institutions  and American Popular Music
  • Author : John Covach,Walter Everett
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 153
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive realities ...

American Popular Music in Britain s Raj

American Popular Music in Britain s Raj
  • Author : Bradley G. Shope
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer
  • Release Date : 2016-01-30
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : The first systematic study to address the character and scope of American popular music in India during British rule....

A Century of American Popular Music

A Century of American Popular Music
  • Author : David A. Jasen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Women in American Popular Music

Women in American Popular Music
  • Author : S. Kay Hoke
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-13
  • Total pages : 49
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : Women in American Popular Music features composers, performers, patrons, musical contexts and an expanded view of women in music in America. This enlightening e-book short is a good source of programming ideas for performers and a handy resource for music lovers....

American Popular Music and Its Business

American Popular Music and Its Business
  • Author : the late Russell Sanjek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1988-07-28
  • Total pages : 494
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : 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), ...

The Ballad in American Popular Music

The Ballad in American Popular Music
  • Author : David Metzer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-21
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : The first book to explore the ballad's history and emotional appeal, surveying seventy years of the genre in modern America....

Born in the U S A The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present

Born in the U S A   The Myth of American Popular Music from Colonial Times to the Present
  • Author : Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2012-01-20
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : This is the first study to explore fully the myth of America as reflected in the nation's popular music. Beginning with the songs of the Pilgrims and continuing through more than two centuries of history and music, Born in the U.S.A. shows the emerging American myth and gives ...

The German Cabaret Legacy in American Popular Music

The German Cabaret Legacy in American Popular Music
  • Author : William Farina
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2013-01-14
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : "The stylistic remnants of cabaret music from Weimar-era Germany are all around us. During the 20th century, its most prominent American exponents were Germans. Their words and music continue to be heard and exert widespread influence. Major songwriters and African-American artists have been prolific and sympathetic interpreters of it. Today, ...

Rock Music in American Popular Culture III

Rock Music in American Popular Culture III
  • Author : Frank Hoffmann,B Lee Cooper,Wayne S Haney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : Rock Music in American Popular Culture III: More Rock ’n’Roll Resources explores the fascinating world of rock music and examines how this medium functions as an expression of cultural and social identity. This nostalgic guide explores the meanings and messages behind some of the most popular rock ’n’roll ...

Classic American Popular Song

Classic American Popular Song
  • Author : David Jenness,Donald Velsey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Total pages : 406
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Prophetic Fragments

Prophetic Fragments
  • Author : Cornel West
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 1993-08
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : "This collection of writings, drawn from a wide variety of sources, reveals the intellectual depth and breadth of the author. The articles include political commentary, cultural critique, literary analysis, extended book reviews, and even a short story by West. All of these are held together by a prophetic Afro-American Christian ...

Popular Music and Human Rights British and American music

Popular Music and Human Rights  British and American music
  • Author : Ian Peddie
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 9780879724689
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Summary : Popular music has long understood that human rights, if attainable at all, involve a struggle without end. The right to imagine an individual will, the right to some form of self-determination and the right to self-legislation have long been at the forefront of popular music's approach to human rights. At ...