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Title African American music : an introduction / edited by Mellonee V. Burnim, Portia K. Maultsby.

Publication Info. New York ; London : Routledge, [2015]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott Media  ML3556 .A37 2015    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk  Accompanying CD may be checked out of the library
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML3556 .A37 2015    Available  ---
Edition Second edition.
Description xv, 465 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)
Note "The second edition has been substantially revised and updated, and includes new essays on African and African American musical continuities, African-derived instrument construction and performance practice, techno, and quartet traditions. Musical transcriptions, photographs, illustrations, and a new audio CD bring the music to life"--Back cover.
"CD listening examples": page xiv-xv.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography, videography, and index.
Contents The translated African cultural and musical past / Portia K. Maultsby -- African American instrument construction and music making / Ernest D. Brown Jr. -- Secular folk music / Dena J. Epstein with contributions from Rosita M. Sands -- Spirituals / Mellonee V. Burnim -- Quartets : jubilee to gospel / Joyce Marie Jackson -- Ragtime / Ingebord Harer -- Blues / David Evans -- Art/classical music / Josephine R.B. Wright -- Jazz / Ingrid Monson -- Gospel / Mellonee V. Burnim -- Musical theater / Thomas L. Riis -- Rhythm and blues/R&B / Portia K. Maultsby -- Soul / Portia K. Maultsby -- Funk / Portia K. Maultsby -- Disco and house / Kai Fikentscher -- Detroit techno / Denise Dalphond -- Hip-hop and rap / Dawn M. Norfleet.
Language English text.
Subject African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Music.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Burnim, Mellonee V. (Mellonee Victoria), 1950- editor.
Maultsby, Portia K., editor.
ISBN 9780415881807 (hardback)
0415881803 (hardback)
9780415881814 (paperback)
0415881811 (paperback)
9781315857671 (ebook)