The music of the United States, its sources and history

a short outline.
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J. H. H. Muirhead , New York, Y.N.[!]
Music -- United States -- History and criti
The Physical Object
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This book is part of the Prentice Hall History of Music Series, which covers Western music from the Middle Ages through the 20th century, and also has a couple of non-Western music books. At first glance I thought this book had the potential to be pretty specialized, but I forgot about the explosion of music in the U.S.

during the 20th s: 4. 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. It uses extensive citation of phonorecordings, especially CD's from New World Records, Composers Recordings, Inc., and the Smithsonian Institution (all of which /5(3).

Music has played an important role in the development and the diffusion of an American identity and molded a typical, and sometimes stereotypical, image of the United States.

This article attempts to elaborate a sort of sociological analysis about America, its citizens and their lifestyles through famous songs from American and foreign artists. Welcome to MusicMusic: Its Language History, and Culture. The course has a number of interrelated objectives: 1.

To introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions. These include the repertoires of Western Europe from the Middle Ages through the present; of the United States, including art music, jazz, folk.

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Music -- United States -- Bio-bibliography -- Bibliography. Music. The music history of the United States includes many styles of folk, popular and classical music. Some of the best-known genres of American music are blues, jazz, rock and roll, rock, hip hop, house, and country.

The history began with the Native Americans, the first people to populate North America. The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year SinceDiscussed, Debated, and Deconstructed Tales from Music History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy (The Greatest Stories Never Told) United States.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage. The music of a 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 others. The country's most internationally renowned genres are jazz, blues, country, bluegrass, rock, rhythm and blues, soul, ragtime, hip hop, doo wop, pop, techno, house, folk. Due to its diversity, popular music in the United States today challenges simple description.

The history of popular music since the s is basically that of rock music. The history of American roots music is intricately woven with individual and collective struggles for social change and freedom from oppression, a dynamic powerfully illustrated by the history of.

Books shelved as music-history: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century by Alex Ross, Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk b. Jazz is a music that originated at the beginning of the 20th century, arguably earlier, within the African-American communities of the Southern United States.

From its early development until the present day, jazz has also incorporated elements from popular music especially, in its early days, from American popular music The role of music in the United States has changed throughout its history and Music Education Source Book ” which was a significant compendium of information on music education (Mark, Gary ).

Eight years later another book was published entitled “ Music in American Education.” Published it reflected the role of music during. InSt. Cecilia Music Society opened in South Carolina and lead to many more societies opening in the north. African Slaves came to the United States and introduced the music world to instruments like the xylophone, drums and banjo.

The diverse music of the United States comes from the diverse type of people who first colonized this country. Military History and Museums Military History. The United States armed forces date towhen America needed a defense force to protect the original 13 colonies from a British invasion.

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Today, there are five branches: The United States Army is the oldest (established J ) and largest of the five branches. Soldiers are responsible for performing land-based military operations. Songs of Work and Industry During the years of the settlement, territorial expansion, migration, industrialization and urbanization of what would come to be known as the United States, the nature of making a living and the technological and economic factors on which it rested changed profoundly.

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

New Orleans provided a great opportunity for the development of jazz because it was a port city with many cultures and beliefs intertwined. While in New Orleans, jazz was influenced by Creole music. GILBERT: SOCIAL HISTORY AND MUSICAL TEXTS, IRASM 36 () 1, how music functions as a historical source, its potential value in reconstructing and representing historical events, and the insight it can offer into how people experienced and responded to those events.

With the term 'musical texts' I refer.

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Further resources about the history of sheet music publishing may be found in the bibliography. For the period covered by this project, a particularly good source is the article by D.W.

Krummel, "Publishing and printing of music" in the New Grove Dictionary of American Music, Macmillan Press, Problems in Dating Publications. The gay rights movement in the United States began in the s and saw huge progress in the s, with laws prohibiting homosexual activity struck down and a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same.

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Laurie J. Sampsel August This portion of The Oxford History of Western Music College Edition companion website highlights major tools for researching music, writing about music, and citing music sources.

The goal is to equip you to write research papers or other assignments required as part of your music history classes. A little research into early sources turns up "An Act to Prohibit the Importation of Slaves into any Port or Place Within the Jurisdiction of the United States" (signed in ), which applied to.

Jazz, musical form, often improvisational, developed by African Americans and influenced by both European harmonic structure and African rhythms. It is often characterized by syncopated rhythms, polyphonic ensemble playing, and the use of original timbres. Learn more about its history and prominent musicians.

You should go and get it (and ones for your friends and family). At this point, A People's History Of The United States is available in regular form, read aloud on audio, on posters, in a teaching edition, and as just the twentieth century chapters (we have all but the posters).

And now here. Please Enjoy. Bya new form of international tension had emerged--Cold War--between the United States and its allies and the Soviet Union and its allies.

In the next 20 years, the Cold War spawned many tensions between the two superpowers abroad and fears of Communist subversion gripped domestic politics at.

The history books we loved most in span centuries, nations and wars. From womanhood to nationhood, they challenge the construction of identity and mythology.There is a wide range of 19th century music here, and some from the early s. Pre recordings of the songs are listed (including LP/CD reissues), but the book is also valuable for its citations of early published versions (including songbooks), composer/author credits and commentary on the often-similar s: 4.The election of the president and the vice president of the United States is an indirect election in which citizens of the United States who are registered to vote in one of the fifty U.S.