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Music in American Life


Acquiring Editor: Laurie Matheson

Music in American Life 40th AnniversaryMusic in American Life is a longstanding series that embodies the twin goals of documenting the place of music in American culture and the cultural life that gives rise to particular musical forms. Encompassing the broadest range of music, from classical through all forms of American vernacular music, the series welcomes a variety of approaches to the topic of music in American life, including monographs, biographies, memoirs, reference books, readers, and edited collections.


link to catalog page, Author: Ben Johnston
Pub Date: November 2006

The selected writings of an innovative composer   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Bill Monroe Reader Author: Edited by Tom Ewing
Pub Date: Cloth: 2000; Paper: 2006

This multi-faceted and richly illustrated reader traces the career of the “Father of Bluegrass Music” who transformed a local musical style into a unique national music form   learn more...

link to catalog page, Homegrown Music

Homegrown Music

Discovering Bluegrass

Author: Stephanie P. Ledgin
Pub Date: September 2006

The perfect starting place for bluegrass beginners   learn more...

link to catalog page, Staging Tradition

Staging Tradition

John Lair and Sarah Gertrude Knott

Author: Michael Ann Williams
Pub Date: August 2006

The colorful and detailed story of folk music’s pioneering stage presenters   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Bluegrass Reader Author: Edited by Thomas Goldsmith
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2006

The complete history of this dynamic genre as told through the best of bluegrass writing   learn more...

link to catalog page, Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues

Portraits and Stories

Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: April 2006

A descriptive tour through the places and personalities of the Chicago Blues scene, past and present   learn more...

link to catalog page, Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Country Music and the Southern Working Class

Author: Bill C. Malone
Pub Date: Cloth: 2002; Paper: 2006

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link to catalog page, Come Hither to Go Yonder

Come Hither to Go Yonder

Playing Bluegrass with Bill Monroe

Author: Bob Black
Pub Date: June 2005

The inside story on the Father of Bluegrass from one of his Blue Grass Boys   learn more...

link to catalog page, Bluegrass

Bluegrass

A History

Author: Neil V. Rosenberg
Pub Date: June 2005

The twentieth anniversary paperback edition, updated with a new preface   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lost Sounds

Lost Sounds

Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919

Author: Tim Brooks
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2005

Biographies of the first African-American recording stars, and how they succeeded against tremendous odds   learn more...

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