The Cambridge History of American Music

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David Nicholls, Kate V. Keller, Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje
Cambridge University Press, Nov 19, 1998 - Music - 637 pages
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American Indian musics, past and present / Victoria Lindsay Levine -- Music in America: an overview (part 1) /William Brooks -- Secular music to 1800 / Kate van Winkle Keller, John Koegel -- Sacred music to 1800 / Nym Cooke -- African American music to 1900 / Jacqueline Cogdell Djedje -- Immigrant, folk, and regional musics in the nineteenth century / Michael Broyles -- Nineteenth-century popular music / Dale Cockrell -- Art music from 1800 to 1860 / Katherine K. Preston -- Art music from 1860 to 1920 / Michael Broyles -- Music in America: an overview (part 2) / William Brooks --Immigrant, folk, and regional musics in the twentieth century / Philip V. Bohlman -- Popular song and popular music on stage and film / Stephen Banfield -- The rock and roll era / Robert Walser -- Ragtime and early jazz / Jeffrey Magee -- Jazz from 1930 to 1960 / David Joyner -- Jazz since 1960 / Ronald Radano -- Tonal traditions in art music from 1920 to 1960 / Larry Starr -- Serialism and complexity / Stephen Peles -- Avant-garde and experimental music / David Nicholls -- Tonal traditions in art music since 1960 / Jonathan W. Bernard

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About the author (1998)

David Nicholls is Professor of Music at the University of Southampton. He is the author of American Experimental Music, 1890-1940 (Cambridge University Press, 1990) and contributing editor of The Whole World of Music: A Henry Cowell Symposium (1997), and The Cambridge Companion to John Cage (2002). He is also editor of the journal American Music.

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