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Title Musics of multicultural America : a study of twelve musical communities / edited by Kip Lornell and Anne K. Rasmussen.
Published New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1997.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3477 .M88 1997    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 348 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Music and community in multicultural America / Kip Lornell and Anne K. Rasmussen -- Czech American polka music in Wisconsin / James P. Leary -- Klezmer music : the first one thousand years / Henry Sapoznik -- The music of Arab Detroit : a musical mecca in the midwest / Anne K. Rasmussen -- "Pan is we ting" : West Indian steelbands in Brooklyn / Gage Averill -- Mexican mariachi music : made in the U.S.A. / Daniel Sheehy -- Cultural interaction in New Mexico as illustrated in the matachines dance / Brenda M. Romero -- Waila : the social dance music of the Tohono O'odham / James S. Griffith --Triangles, squares, circles, and diamonds : the "fasola folk" and their singing tradition / Ron Pen -- The Memphis African American sacred quartet community / Kip Lornell -- Sansei voices in the community : Japanese American musicians in California / Susan M. Asai -- Just being there : making Asian American space in the recording industry / Deborah Wong -- Constructing communities and identities : riot grrrl New York City / Theo Cateforis and Elena Humphreys.
Summary This interdisciplinary text introduces the student to the diverse musical cultures that constitute America's musical landscape. Chapters cover twelve communities, from the West Indian steel drum bands of Brooklyn, to Mexican-American mariachi music.
Subject Popular music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Related Names Lornell, Kip, 1953-
Rasmussen, Anne K.
Alternate Title Multicultural America
Related To Online version: Musics of multicultural America. New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1997 (OCoLC)654359964
ISBN 0028645855 (alk. paper)
9780028645858 (alk. paper)
002864932X (compact disc)
9780028649320 (compact disc)
OCLC number 36930710