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Crossroads : Popular Music in America - Text Only

Crossroads : Popular Music in America - Text Only - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130971463

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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
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ISBN13: 978-0130971463

Elizabeth F. Barkley

ISBN13: 978-0130971463
ISBN10: 0130971464
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Innovative and lively, this comparative and integrative study of the multicultural music of the United States explores the music of Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans, and Asian Americans--the five broad groups that constitute American society and that have complex, unique, and often intermingled musical traditions that are reflected in contemporary American music. It features a blended historical/social, ethnic, and musical approach; strong contemporary focus; and coverage of a wide variety of musical styles. Music in Multicultural America. Native American Music Traditions. The Roots of European/Anglo-American Music Traditions. The Roots of African American Music Traditions. The Roots of Hispanic/Latino Music Traditions. The Blues. Jazz. Gospel. Cajun and Zydeco. Country. The Urban Folk Revival. The Ethnic and Racial Roots of Rock 'n' Roll. Motown, Soul and Funk. Tejano, Banda, and Contemporary Mexican. Caribbean and Salsa. Asian American Music. Hip-Hop and Rap. For anyone interested in American Popular Music.

Author Bio

Barkley, Elizabeth F. :

Dr. Elizabeth F. Barkley is a classical pianist who holds a BA and an MA from the University of California, Riverside and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. In 1999, she was named a Carnegie Scholar by the Pew Charitable Trusts and is consequently one of two national higher education scholars working on issues of the scholarship of teaching and learning in the discipline of music. As a Carnegie Scholar, she has been invited to give presentations at numerous institutions and national conferences, including the national and international conferences of the College Music Society. Her other teaching honors include being named California's 1998 Higher Education Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and receiving the Hayward Award for Educational Excellence, the Center for Diversity in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Faculty Award, her campus' President's Special Achievement Award, and Innovator of the Year by her district in conjunction with the National League for Innovation. She is the author of several articles on the scholarship of teaching and learning, as well as author and co-author of two other textbooks on music history and literature.

Table of Contents

I. THE JOURNEYS BEGIN.

1. Context Music in Multicultural America.
2. Native American Music Traditions.
3. The Roots of European/Anglo-American Music Traditions.
4. The Roots of African American Music Traditions.
5. The Roots of Hispanic/Latino Music Traditions.

II. ENCOUNTERS AT THE CROSSROADS.

6. The Blues.
7. Jazz.
8. Gospel.
9. Cajun and Zydeco.
10. Country.
11. The Urban Folk Revival.

III. EXCURSIONS IN NEW DIRECTIONS.

12. The Ethnic and Racial Roots of Rock 'n' Roll.
13. Motown, Soul and Funk.
14. Tejano, Banda, and Contemporary Mexican.
15. Caribbean and Salsa.
16. Asian American Music.
17. Hip-Hop and Rap.

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