American Popular Music  The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley
  • Publisher : Popular Press
  • Release : 24 September 1989
  • ISBN : 0879724668
  • Page : 190 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 212 voters
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Get a book entitled American Popular Music The nineteenth century and Tin Pan Alley, was written by Timothy E. Scheurer and published by Popular Press. This book was released on 24 September 1989 with total pages 190. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era.