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The Spirituals and the Blues
Cone, James H.
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Cone explores two classic aspects of African-American culture—the spirituals and the blues. He tells the captivating story of how slaves and the children of slaves used this music to affirm their essential humanity in the face of oppression. The blues... [More...]


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Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music
Tick, Judith
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Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953) is frequently considered the most significant American female composer in this century. Joining Aaron Copland and Henry Cowell as a key member of the 1920s musical avant-garde, she went on to study with modernist theorist... [More...]


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Voices of the Magi: Enchanted Journeys in Southeast Brazil
Reily, Suzel
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Voices of the Magi explores the popular Catholic musical ensembles of southeastern Brazil known as folias de reis (companies of kings). Composed predominantly of low-income workers, the folias reenact the journey of the Wise Men to Bethlehem and back to the... [More...]


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The Erotic Muse: American Bawdy Songs
Cray, Ed
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Now revised and expanded, The Erotic Music exposes the earthy underside of American culture, exploring our society's complex relation to the taboo of obscenity while demonstrating the bawdy song's importance to a full understanding of American culture.


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Long Steel Rail: The Railroad in American Folksong (2D Ed.)
Cohen, Norm
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Impeccable scholarship and lavish illustration mark this landmark study of American railroad folksong. Norm Cohen provides a sweeping discussion of the human aspects of railroad history, railroad folklore, and the evolution of the American folksong. The... [More...]


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Voices of a People: The Story of Yiddish Folksong
Rubin, Ruth
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The seminal work of Ruth Rubin, a pioneering collector, singer, folklorist, writer, and crusader for the vanishing legacy of the Yiddish world, Voices of a People remains the only general introduction to Yiddish folksong.
A priceless collection of song... [More...]


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Yodel-Ay-Ee-Oooo: The Secret History of Yodeling Around the World
Plantenga, Bart
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From Central African pygmies to the Topp Twins, a yodeling lesbian duo, this serious study of the history of yodeling is a fun look at how this unique sound has worked its way into popular culture. 35 photos.


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The Day Is So Long and the Wages So Small: Music on a Summer Island
Charters, Samuel Barclay
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In the summer of 1958, jazz and blues historian Samuel Charters traveled with Ann Danberg to Andros, a remote island "on the wrong side of the wind" in the Bahamas. Living within a small local community descended from a handful of Bahamian slaves, they... [More...]


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Al Jolson: A Bio-Discography
Kiner, Larry F.
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A comprehensive study of Jolson's career and touring data, providing extensive information on each of the performances. Bibliography.


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The Literature of Rock III: 1984-1990: With Additional Material for the Period 1954-1983
Cooper, B. Lee
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Continues the objectives of the original volume: to act as a pathfinder in the study of rock music for both the serious student and the interested enthusiast, and to serve as a guide to the vast quantities of material on the subject for librarians and... [More...]


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