2 edition of Music in America. found in the catalog.
Music in America.
United States Information Service, Bonn
Written in English
|LC Classifications||ML120 U5 U53|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||71|
The music of the United States reflects the country's pluri-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. It is a mixture of music influenced by West African, Irish, Scottish, and mainland European cultures among country's most internationally renowned genres are jazz, blues, country, bluegrass, americana, rock, rock and roll, R&B, soul, ragtime, funk, hip hop, Music awards: Grammy Awards, Country Music . American popular music is the sound of countless Louis Arm-strongs sharing the music in their souls. It spans a matchless range of human experience, from matters of the heart — Sinatra bemoaning a lost love “in the wee small hours of the morning” — to the political protest of Country Joe and the Fish.
Music publishing is the business of creating, producing and distributing printed musical scores, parts, and books in various types of music notation, while ensuring that the composer, songwriter and other creators receive credit and royalties or other payment (where applicable). This article outlines the early history of the industry. The best book on Motown and the rise of the greatest African American music corporation ever is packed with detail and passionate about its subject. Nelson George brings his towering understanding.
From the music of African slaves in the United States through the music scene of the 's, Baraka traces the influence of what he calls "negro music" on white America -- not only in the context of music and pop culture but also in terms of the values and perspectives passed on through the music. Listen to your favorite songs from America. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.
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Music in America is one of several case-study volumes that can be used along with Thinking Musically, the core book in the Global Music Series. Thinking Musically incorporates music from many diverse cultures and establishes the framework for exploring the practice of music around the world.
It sets the stage for an array of case-study volumes, each of which focuses on a Cited by: 1. “An opinionated, stimulating account of how classical music failed to establish fruitful roots in America,” Classical Music in America chronicles “a cultural attitude that has produced many fine artists and striking moments―but no institutional or intellectual support to sustain them” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).Cited by: 5.
"A superb, all-encompassing survey of music in America." ―Kirkus Reviews. When it comes to American music, America's Musical Life is "the best one-volume history yet on the subject for musicians and enthusiasts, professional or amateur" (Kirkus Reviews).Cited by: Music in the United States: A Historical Introduction.
(Prentice Hall History of Music Series) This book provides a chronological look at American music from colonial times to the end of the 20th century revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship and critical views/5. People were wonderfully surprised to hear generals singing the word of command, and ladies delivering messages in music.
Appears in 46 books from Page 49 - Let tHose refuse to sing Who never knew our God, But children of the heavenly King May speak their joys abroad.5/5(1). Music in American Life is a longstanding series that embodies the twin goals of documenting the place of music in American culture and the cultural life that gives rise to particular musical forms.
Encompassing the broadest range of music, from classical through all forms of American vernacular music. Songs of America explores both famous songs and lesser-known ones, expanding our understanding of the scope of American music and lending deeper meaning to the historical context of such songs as “My Country, ’Tis of Thee,” “God Bless America,” “Over There,” “We Shall Overcome,” and “Blowin’ in the Wind.”/5().
Artist: AMERICA Title: AMERICA Street Release Date: 01/01/ Domestic Genre: ROCK/POP Drawing upon the softer side of the hippie folk scene with a more refined sound, America garnered a string of hits for themselves in the '70s/5(). An Outlaw and a Lady: A Memoir of Music, Life with Waylon, and the Faith that Brought Me Home.
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It isn’t even music. It’s a book — specifically, Born to Run, the $10 million memoir from that tireless torchbearer of rock, Bruce Springsteen (at press time, not yet available for review).
Like “farewell” tours and covers albums, autobiographies have always proved reliable earners in sunset-years musicians’. From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel, comes a memoir (of sorts) that reveals a life and the making of a musician, that show us, as well, the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and of a collaboration that became the most successful singing duo in the roiling age that embraced, and was defined by, their pathfinding folk-rock music.
OK, I admit that I was a huge fan of America but only had two of their LPs back in the day. Their debut from 72 and this live album. I played this one the most because I got tired of hearing the same songs from their debut over and over for about years, until America Live came out/5(20).
History of Public School Music - In the United States. ISBN Chase, Gilbert (). America's Music: From the Pilgrims to the Present. University of Illinois Press. ISBN X. Cohen, Norm (). Folk Music: A Regional Exploration.
Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN Cornelius, Steven ().Contents: Before circa - circa. Music in the USA: A Documentary Companion charts a path through American music and musical life using as guides the words of composers, performers, writers and the rest of us ordinary folks who sing, dance, and listen.
The anthology of primary sources contains about selections from to Sometimes the sources are classics in the literature around American/5. Beginning with the music of Native Americans and continuing with traditions introduced by European colonizers and Africans brought here as slaves, the book reveals how this bountiful heritage was developed and enhanced in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to produce the music we hear today/5(32).
"A superb, all-encompassing survey of music in America." —Kirkus Reviews When it comes to American music, America's Musical Life is "the best one-volume history yet on the subject for musicians and enthusiasts, professional or amateur" (Kirkus Reviews).
"Well-researched and sensitively constructed" (Library Journal) and "a book that welcomes the Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc.
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Join Grammy Award-winning Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham as they explore American history through music.
As they publish their new joint book, Songs of America, Meacham and McGraw will give an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at what went into creating this book and their friendship as they combine their individual perspectives as writer.
The Bay Psalme Book (The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre) was published in Cambridge, Massachusetts in ; it was the first book of any kind printed in the English colonies of North America.
It became the standard used by New England churches for many years, though it contained no music itself, merely providing. this book combines my two favorite loves, music and photography. stunning pictures of "american music". so besides the superstars of it also contains some great jazz and bluesman.
some of whom the world may not know, but they have been major influences in my life simce i was a boy. also, i'm reminded that my favorite photographer, lee /5.A working-class Jewish family in New Jersey watches the political rise of aviator-hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh, as he becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.
This six-part re-imagining of history is based on the Philip Roth novel of the same name. Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan and John Turturro will star in David. Jane Mendelsohn's evocative novel "American Music" () is a story of American loves, American dreams and American music, as exemplified by the saxophone, the cymbals, Count Basie, and Billie Holiday.
The short book becomes far-flung in time and place, but the primary setting is New York City in in the midst of the Iraq War/5.