American Music: A Panorama, Fourth Concise Edition by Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman

By Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman

This briefer, extra obtainable version of our best-selling survey textual content describes American tune as a landscape of specific but parallel streams--hip-hop and Latin; people and kingdom; gospel and classical; jazz, blues, and rock-that replicate the uniquely varied personality of the USA. evaluating and contrasting musical kinds throughout areas and time, Candelaria and Kingman carry a imaginative and prescient of yank tune either exuberant and creative, a tune that arises out of the historical past and musical traditions of the various immigrants to America's seashores.

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May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. PART I Folk and Ethnic Musics Lomax Collection of Folk Music/© CORBIS 24 Here we see a South Carolina prison work gang chopping wood in 1934.

After the Civil War a number of schools and colleges were established in the South, under the auspices of the Freedmen’s Bureau and various Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it.

CHAPTER 1 The English–Celtic Tradition 15 © Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images “Old Man at the Mill” (CD 1/5) is a derivative of the play-party song tradition. The ease with which the guitar and fiddle accompany the vocalist demonstrates the extent to which a play-party song is really a dance in all but name. ” The fiddle shows its prized versatility in this recording. It is foregrounded while beginning the piece, ending the piece, and performing brief interludes, but otherwise fades into the background, occasionally accentuating the underlying rhythms of the guitar as it lyrically doubles the voice part.

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