Tenement Songs: The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants, Volume 1

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University of Illinois Press, 1996 - Music - 213 pages
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Contents

PROLOGUE
1
BEFORE ELLIS ISLAND
9
The Mythic Old World
11
Prefabricating a Popular Music
32
Meanwhile in America
49
ENTERTAINMENT IN THE GHETTO
65
Making a Music Culture The Avenue and the High Road
67
Making Music Culture The Low Road
99
THE SHEET MUSIC MICROCOSM
117
What the Song Texts Tell
119
The Graphic Side of Music
164
Between the Sheet Music Covers Style
182
EPILOGUE
198
INDEX
208
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