A chronicle of American music, 1700-1995

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Schirmer Books, 1996 - Music - 825 pages
This comprehensive reference covers 295 years of music history, year-by-year. Each entry contains a concise survey of world political and cultural highlights to provide context for the year's musical developments; a listing of events in popular and commercial music including significant births, deaths, debuts, musical theater productions, and number one hits; and a listing of events in classical and art music including important births, deaths, debuts, compositions, new positions, honors, awards, and publications.

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Nothing quite like this--a chronology specifically of American music--has appeared since Henry Charles Lahee's Annals of Music in America (1922). This work, of course, bears a strong similarity to ... Read full review

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