America's Musical Heritage

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Laidlaw Brothers, 1942 - Music - 368 pages
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History of music in the United States, including the history of some popular and patriotic songs.

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Contents

Part One Music in the Colonial Period
11
CHAPTER PAGE I Early Music in the New England Colonies
13
Old Hundred
14
Music in the Southern Colonies
23
O No John
27
Early Music in New York and Pennsylvania
34
Thanksgiving Hymn
35
The Influence of the French and Spanish Colonists
46
Music Education
139
Wildwood Flowers
151
Music Organizations and Their Struggle to Bring Music to a New Nation
154
Part Three Music in the Period of Expansion
169
Music on the Advancing Frontier
170
America the Beautiful
172
Parody on Yankee Doodle
178
Tabor and Abbott
184

To War Has Gone Duke Marlborough
47
The Mission Bells of Monterey
54
Instruments and Instrumental Music in Colonial Times
55
Part Two Music in the Struggle to Become a Nation
65
Music of War and Patriotism
66
Liberty Song
67
Glory Glory Hallelujah
78
American Statesmen as Patrons of Music
81
My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free
85
Music of the Folk
92
Swing Low Sweet Chariot
95
Arkansas Traveler
103
Camptown Races
110
Religious Music
118
North Providence
124
When He Cometh
134
Old Chisholm Trail
193
Seneca Indian Womens Dance
202
Musical Entertainment
206
Day Is Dying in the West
213
Popular Music
237
Listen to the Mocking Bird 239
239
Part Four Music in a FullGrown Nation
255
Scientific Inventions and Music
256
How Music Is Made Possible for All the People
277
I Hear America Singing
289
Music in the Everyday Life of the Nation
290
Music of the World Wars
323
References for Pupils and Teachers
343
Supplementary Music Materials
345
Index
357
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