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Author Govenar, Alan B., 1952-

Title Everyday music [electronic resource] / Alan Govenar.

Imprint College Station : Texas A & amp;M University Press, 2012.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (142 pages :) : illustrations.
Series John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music
John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Julius Vita : Czech accordion, Seymour -- John Burrus : cowboy songs and country hymns, Stephenville -- Osceola Mays : spirituals and poems, Dallas -- Howard Dee "Wes" Westmoreland III : fiddling, Gustine -- Miguel Pedraza : Tigua drumming and chanting, El Paso -- Alexander H. Moore : Barrelhouse blues, Dallas -- W.W. Trammell : guitar maker and musician, Lone Star -- Lydia Mendoza : boleros, corridos, and rancheras, Houston -- Original oompah band : German dance music, Tivydale -- John Henry "Bones" Nobles : Bones percussion, Beaumont -- Yani Rose Keo : Cambodian music and dance, Houston -- Appendix : Traditional music in Texas radio series.
Summary Native American drumming and chant; Czech and German polka; country fiddling; African American spirituals, blues and jazz; cowboy songs; Mexican corridos; zydeco; and the sounds of a Cambodian New Year's celebration - all are part of the amazing cultural patchwork of traditional music in Texas. In Everyday Music, author and researcher Alan Govenar brings readers face-to-face with the stories and memories of people who are as varied as the traditions they carry on. From 1983 to 1988, Alan Govenar traveled more than 35,000 miles around Texas, interviewing, recording,
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Subject Folk music -- Texas -- History and criticism.
Folk musicians -- Texas -- Biography.
Folk musicians -- Texas -- Interviews.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Texas -- Biography.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Title Traditional music in Texas.
Other Form: Print version: Govenar, Alan B., 1952- Everyday music. 1st ed. College Station : Texas A & amp;M University Press, 2012 (DLC) 2011048841
ISBN 9781603447560 (electronic bk.)
1603447563 (electronic bk.)