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Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

by Jean Snyder University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780252039942
Format:
Hbk 448 pages

Harry T. Burleigh (1866-1949) played a leading role in American music and culture in the twentieth century. Celebrated for his...

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Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life and Music of Curly Seckler

by Penny Parsons University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780252081590
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

With his trademark mandolin style and unequaled tenor harmonies, Curly Seckler has carved out a seventy-seven-year career in bluegrass...

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Welsh Traditional Music

by Phyllis Kinney University of Wales Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781783168576
Format:
Pb+ 289 pages

Even as music of the British Isles has been celebrated and studied worldwide, Welsh traditional music has been almost entirely...

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Englishness, Pop and Post-War Britain

by Kari Kallioniemi Intellect Books
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781783205998
Format:
Pbk 267 pages

English pop music was a dominant force on the global cultural scene in the decades after World War II - and it served a key role...

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May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

by Sharon Ammen University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780252082153
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

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Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

by Matthew Dirst University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9780252040191
Format:
Hbk 135 pages

A publication of the American Bach Society, Bach Perspectives pioneers new areas of research into the life, times, and music of...

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Waiting for Buddy Guy: Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

by Alan Harper University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780252081576
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, British blues fan Alan Harper became a transatlantic pilgrim to Chicago. "I've come here to...

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Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

by Ruth Hellier University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780252081804
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Exploring and celebrating individual lives in diverse situations, Women Singers in Global Contexts is a new departure in the study...

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Cafe Society: The Wrong Place for the Right People

by Barney Josephson with Terry Trilling-Josephson University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780252081811
Format:
Pb+ 456 pages

The story of the night club impresario whose wildly successful interracial club, Cafe Society, changed the American artistic landscape...

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Making the March King: John Philip Sousa's Washington Years, 1854-1893

by Patrick Warfield University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780252081835
Format:
Pb+ 360 pages

John Philip Sousa's mature career as the indomitable leader of the United States Marine Band and his own touring Sousa Band is...

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Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

by Mwenda Ntarangwi University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780252081552
Format:
Pb+ 206 pages

To some, Christianity and hip hop seem antithetical. Not so in Kenya. There, the music of Julius Owino, aka Juliani, blends faith...

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Latin American Music Reader: Views from the South

by Javier Leon and Helena Simonett University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9780252081675
Format:
Pb+ 464 pages

Javier F. León and Helena Simonett curate a collection of essential writings from the last twenty-five years of Latin American...

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Angels and Monsters – Male and Female Sopranos in the Story of Opera, 1600–1900

by Richard Somerset-Ward Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9780300209792
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

During its first two centuries, opera was dominated by sopranos. There were male sopranos, or castrati, whose supercharged voices...

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Music With Words – A Composer's View

by Virgil Thomson Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9780300209815
Format:
Pbk 112 pages

In this practical, stylish, and authoritative book, one of America’s most influential musical figures reveals how he learned...

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Performing Music in the Age of Recording

by Robert Philip Yale University Press
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780300215267
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

Listeners have enjoyed classical music recordings for more than a century, yet important issues about recorded performances have...

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