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American Popular Music: Readings From the Popular Press Volume 2: The Age of Rock

Author: Timothy E Scheurer

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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. show more

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Weight 412.77 g
Author

Timothy E Scheurer

Publisher

University of Wisconsin Press

Binding

Paperback / softback

ISBN-10

0879724684

Dimensions

153.92 x 230.12 x 15.24mm

Language

English

Country of Pub

United States

Book Condition

New

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