An Introduction to America's Music (Second Edition)
Author: Richard Crawford
Brand: W.W. Norton & Co
Number Of Pages: 624
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date: 2013-02-20
An ear-opening exploration of music’s New World, from Puritan psalmody to mash-ups.Richard Crawford and Larry Hamberlin show how the lively interactions between the folk, popular, and classical spheres have made American music resonate with audiences around the world. Students will learn how to listen critically to eighty-eight pieces in all the major styles and genres, while gaining a clearer understanding of music's role in the history of American society, business, and technology.