African American music: an introduction

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Schirmer Books, Aug 1, 1998 - Music - 380 pages
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African-American Music provides an introduction to all the richness and diversity of African-American musical styles, focusing on the distinct characteristics and development of each genre and its inherent styles including: spirituals, blues, gospel, ragtime, jazz, pop, and classical music.

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The Dissemination and Popularization
Spirituals and the Blues 37
A R T 2 The Jazz Aesthetic
6 Classic Jazz 103
The Emergence of Swing 115
1850 to the Present 291
Notes 315
Glossary 327
Select Bibliography 335
Select Discography 349
Permissions 361
General Index

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