Michael Lasser's America's Songs II: Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War PDF

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By Michael Lasser

ISBN-10: 0415810078

ISBN-13: 9780415810074

ISBN-10: 0415810086

ISBN-13: 9780415810081

America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years continues to inform the tales in the back of renowned songs in our country’s historical past, serving as a sequel to the bestselling America’s Songs: tales in the back of the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley. starting in 1890 and finishing in post-war the US, America's Songs II is a testomony to the richness of renowned song within the first half the 20th century.

This quantity builds at the targeted beneficial properties of the 1st quantity, delving deeper into the character of the collaboration among recognized songwriters of the time but additionally laying off gentle on a number of the early performers to show songs into hits. The book’s constitution – a set of brief easy-to-read essays – permits the writer to supply ancient context to sure songs, but additionally to illustrate how person songs facilitated the recognition of particular genres, together with ragtime, jazz, and blues, which thus reshaped the panorama of yankee well known song. America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years will entice American renowned tune fanatics yet also will function a fantastic reference consultant for college students or as a complement in American track courses.

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