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American popular song

the great innovators, 1900-1950

by Alec Wilder

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementAlec Wilder ; edited and with an introduction by James T. Maher ; a new foreword by Gene Lees.
      ContributionsMaher, James T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3475 .W54 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxix, 536 p. :
      Number of Pages536
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1589390M
      ISBN 100195014456
      LC Control Number91118294

        Before the Golden Age of American Song, American popular music was defined by folk songs of the frontier like “I've Been Working on the Railroad” and by Author: Capital Flows. Walters and John Spitzer, Making Sense of American Popular Song provides a place for students and teachers to begin working with songs as a way of understanding the past. Ronald G. Walters is a Professor in the Department of History of The Johns Hopkins University. Author of The Antislavery Appeal (Johns Hopkins University Press and Size: 42KB.

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pictured). A great number of the songwriters of The Great American Songbook knew each other, were even friends. National Book Foundation > Books > American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, Finalist, National Book Awards for Arts And Letters.

Alec Wilder. More about this author > Get This BOOK. Amazon. Collection History. This digital collection presents the first decades of a comprehensive holding of popular American sheet music.

Totaling more thantitles, the collection came to the Library in from the estate of George Goodwin (), a radio station director who developed the Tune-Dex, a comprehens card catalog index of popular songs. Guidelines for Book Series and Journals; Delivering Your Manuscript; After Delivery; Home / Popular Culture & Performing Arts / Music / American Popular Song Lyricists.

American Popular Song Lyricists. American popular music has had a profound effect on music across the world. The country has seen the rise of popular styles that have had a significant influence on global culture, including ragtime, blues, jazz, swing, rock, bluegrass, country, R&B, doo wop, gospel, soul, funk, heavy metal, punk, disco, house, techno, salsa, grunge and hip addition, the American music industry is quite Music awards: Grammy Awards, Country Music.

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