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America's musical life : a history, Richard Crawford

Label
America's musical life : a history
Title
America's musical life
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Richard Crawford
Title variation
Americas musical life
Title variation remainder
a history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An illustrated history of America's musical heritage ranges from the earliest examples of Native American traditional song to the innovative sound of contemporary rock and jazz
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
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228755
Cataloging source
DLC
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1935-
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Crawford, Richard
Dewey number
780.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Music
Target audience
adult
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a history
Label
America's musical life : a history, Richard Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 897-923) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The first three centuries. The first song : Native American music -- European inroads : early Christian music making -- From ritual to art : the flowering of sacred music -- "Old, simple Ditties" : Colonial song, dance, and home music making -- Performing "By particular desire" : Colonial military, concert, and theater music -- Maintaining oral traditions : African music in early America -- Correcting "the harshness of our singing" : New England psalmody reformed -- pt. 2. The nineteenth century. Edification and economics : the career of Lowell Mason -- Singing praises : Southern and frontier devotional music -- "Be it ever so humble" : theater and opera, 1800-1860 -- Blacks, whites, and the minstrel stage -- Home music making and the publishing industry -- From ramparts to romance : parlor songs, 1800-1865 -- Of Yankee Doodle and Ophicleides : bands and orchestras, 1800 to the 1870s -- From church to concert hall : the rise of classical music -- From log house to opera house : Anthony Philips Heinrich and William Henry Fry -- A New Orleans original : Gottschalk of Louisiana -- Two classic Bostonians : George W. Chadwick and Amy Beach -- Edward MacDowell and musical nationalism -- "Travel in the winds" : Native American music from 1820 -- "Make a noise!" : slave songs and other black music to the 1880s -- Songs of the later nineteenth century -- Stars, stripes and cylinders : Sousa, the band, and the phonograph -- "After the ball" : the rise of the Tin Pan Alley -- pt. 3. The twentieth century. "To stretch our ears" : the music of Charles Ives -- "Come on and hear" : the early twentieth century -- The jazz age dawns : blues, jazz and rhapsody -- "The birthright of all of us" : classical music, the mass media, and the Depression -- "All that is native and fine" : American folk song and its collectors -- From New Orleans to Chicago : jazz goes national -- "Crescendo in blue" : Ellington, Basie and the swing band -- The golden age of the American musical -- Classical music in the postwar years -- "Rock around the clock" : the rise of rock and roll -- Songs of loneliness and praise : postwar vernacular trends -- Jazz, broadway, and musical permanence -- Melting pot or pluralism? : popular music and ethnicity -- From accessability to transcendence : the Beatles, rock, and popular music -- Trouble girls, minimalists, and the gap : the 1960s to the 1980s -- Black music and American identity
Control code
ocm60964695
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 976 p.
Isbn
9780393327267
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
9780393327267
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims., music
Label
America's musical life : a history, Richard Crawford
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 897-923) and index
Contents
pt. 1. The first three centuries. The first song : Native American music -- European inroads : early Christian music making -- From ritual to art : the flowering of sacred music -- "Old, simple Ditties" : Colonial song, dance, and home music making -- Performing "By particular desire" : Colonial military, concert, and theater music -- Maintaining oral traditions : African music in early America -- Correcting "the harshness of our singing" : New England psalmody reformed -- pt. 2. The nineteenth century. Edification and economics : the career of Lowell Mason -- Singing praises : Southern and frontier devotional music -- "Be it ever so humble" : theater and opera, 1800-1860 -- Blacks, whites, and the minstrel stage -- Home music making and the publishing industry -- From ramparts to romance : parlor songs, 1800-1865 -- Of Yankee Doodle and Ophicleides : bands and orchestras, 1800 to the 1870s -- From church to concert hall : the rise of classical music -- From log house to opera house : Anthony Philips Heinrich and William Henry Fry -- A New Orleans original : Gottschalk of Louisiana -- Two classic Bostonians : George W. Chadwick and Amy Beach -- Edward MacDowell and musical nationalism -- "Travel in the winds" : Native American music from 1820 -- "Make a noise!" : slave songs and other black music to the 1880s -- Songs of the later nineteenth century -- Stars, stripes and cylinders : Sousa, the band, and the phonograph -- "After the ball" : the rise of the Tin Pan Alley -- pt. 3. The twentieth century. "To stretch our ears" : the music of Charles Ives -- "Come on and hear" : the early twentieth century -- The jazz age dawns : blues, jazz and rhapsody -- "The birthright of all of us" : classical music, the mass media, and the Depression -- "All that is native and fine" : American folk song and its collectors -- From New Orleans to Chicago : jazz goes national -- "Crescendo in blue" : Ellington, Basie and the swing band -- The golden age of the American musical -- Classical music in the postwar years -- "Rock around the clock" : the rise of rock and roll -- Songs of loneliness and praise : postwar vernacular trends -- Jazz, broadway, and musical permanence -- Melting pot or pluralism? : popular music and ethnicity -- From accessability to transcendence : the Beatles, rock, and popular music -- Trouble girls, minimalists, and the gap : the 1960s to the 1980s -- Black music and American identity
Control code
ocm60964695
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 976 p.
Isbn
9780393327267
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
9780393327267
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims., music

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