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Introducing American Folk Music / With CD - 2nd edition

Introducing American Folk Music / With CD (ISBN10: 0072536195; ISBN13: 9780072536195)
ISBN13: 978-0072536195
ISBN10: 0072536195

Summary: Introducing American Folk Music examines folk and closely related grassroots music, such as gospel, western swing, and folk-rock.

The book covers the diverse strains of American folk music--Latin, Native American, African, French-Canadian and Cajun--and offers a chronology of the development of these musics in the United States. Each new copy of the text comes packaged with a free audio CD containing recordings to accompany all the listening guides. R> New to This Edition New Chapter on Hispanic-American traditions: Coverage from the first edition has been completely rewritten to more thoroughly address this important and increasingly influential music.
Audio CD: The book comes with a compact disc containing 27 musical examples of American folk and ethnic music drawn from the extensive Smithonian Folkways catalogue.
Unique Coverage: There is no other book that focuses on folk and ethnic music in the United States.
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Summary: Introducing American Folk Music examines folk and closely related grassroots music, such as gospel, western swing, and folk-rock.

The book covers the diverse strains of American folk music--Latin, Native American, African, French-Canadian and Cajun--and offers a chronology of the development of these musics in the United States. Each new copy of the text comes packaged with a free audio CD containing recordings to accompany all the listening guides.
New to This Edition New Chapter on Hispanic-American traditions: Coverage from the first edition has been completely rewritten to more thoroughly address this important and increasingly influential music.
Audio CD: The book comes with a compact disc containing 27 musical examples of American folk and ethnic music drawn from the extensive Smithonian Folkways catalogue.
Unique Coverage: There is no other book that focuses on folk and ethnic music in the United States. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 02
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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