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Music



link to catalog page SEEGER, Why Suyá Sing

Why Suyá Sing

A Musical Anthropology of an Amazonian People

Author: Anthony Seeger
Pub Date: November 2004

The many roles of song in a native community   learn more...
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link to catalog page CANTWELL, Bluegrass Breakdown

Bluegrass Breakdown

The Making of the Old Southern Sound

Author: Robert Cantwell
Pub Date: November 2003

“Best single academic book on bluegrass”   learn more...
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link to catalog page EPSTEIN, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Black Folk Music to the Civil War

Author: Dena J. Epstein
Pub Date: September 2003

Classic study of black slave music in America   learn more...
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link to catalog page SACKS, Way Up North in Dixie

Way Up North in Dixie

A Black Family's Claim to the Confederate Anthem

Author: Howard L. Sacks and Judith Rose Sacks
Pub Date: November 2003

Who really wrote the classic song “Dixie”? A white musician, or an African American family of musicians and performers?   learn more...
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link to catalog page POLLACK, Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland

The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man

Author: Howard Pollack
Pub Date: April 2000

The first time in paperback, this is the best full-length biography of Aaron Copland, his life and his music   learn more...
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link to catalog page CITRON, Gender and the Musical Canon Author: Marcia J. Citron
Pub Date: December 2000

Well written and consistently provocative, Gender and the Musical Canon is a comprehensive and balanced study of women composers and their music. A classic in gender studies in music, it is nonetheless accessible for musically educated lay reader.   learn more...
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link to catalog page BOYER, The Golden Age of Gospel Author: Text by Horace Clarence Boyer Photography by Lloyd Yearwood
Pub Date: March 2000

The best and most definitive history of gospel music in the United States, enhanced by the emotion-packed photos of Lloyd Yearwood   learn more...
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link to catalog page MOISALA, Music and Gender Author: Edited by Pirkko Moisala and Beverley Diamond
Pub Date: July 2000

International scholars engage in a conversation about music and gender in various cross-culture case studies in an effort to determine how music can help individuals, groups, and nations bridge difficult times of changing values.   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERRY, Southern Migrants, Northern Exiles Author: Chad Berry
Pub Date: March 2000

Examines one of the largest internal immigrations in the U.S., allowing those migrating workers the opportunity to talk about how their migration influenced their lives and futures   learn more...
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link to catalog page LILLY, Mountains of Music

Mountains of Music

West Virginia Traditional Music from Goldenseal

Author: John Lilly
Pub Date: November 1999

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