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History of American Classical Music: Macdowell Through Minimalism
By John Warthen Strubley and Philip Glass (foreword by)
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Publisher Diane Pub Co
Publication date September 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780788167997
ISBN-10 0788167995
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Original list price $19.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Offers the reader a fascinating portrait of American serious music. Though most of the story takes place in the 20th century, it begins in 1562 & examines all the influences that shaped the American music tradition. These include 18th- & 19th-century East Coast genteel musical traditions; Scottish & Irish folk music; North American Indian music; West African music brought over & adapted by slaves; balladry; Creole & Gulf Coast music; & popular music. Also includes a foreword by composer Philip Glass, over 50 photographs, a chronology, a list of basic repertoire & an extensive bibliography.

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9780788167997 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $19.00
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