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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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American Klezmer
Slobin, Mark
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Klezmer, the Yiddish word for a folk instrumental musician, has come to mean a person, a style, and a scene. This musical subculture came to the United States with the late-nineteenth-century Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. Although it had declined... [More...]


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Romancing the Folk: Public Memory and American Roots Music
Filene, Benjamin
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Filene examines the competing visions of America's musical past — and the cultural middlemen who shaped these visions — that have vied for influence over the public imagination. He moves beyond folk music's usual boundaries to consider a wide... [More...]


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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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Songs of Septimus Winner
Remson, Michael
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The Songs of Septimus Winner is a testament to a man with an extraordinarily unusual career in music. Most modern-day readers may have never heard of Septimus Winner or Alice Hawthorne. But the music they created is now part of the pantheon of what we might... [More...]


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