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African American music : an introduction

Author: Mellonee V Burnim; Portia K Maultsby
Publisher: New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The second edition has been substantially revised and updated, and includes new essays on African and African American musical continuities, African-derived instrument construction and performance  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mellonee V Burnim; Portia K Maultsby
ISBN: 9780415881807 0415881803 9780415881814 0415881811
OCLC Number: 875055915
Notes: "The second edition has been substantially revised and updated, and includes new essays on African and African American musical continuities, African-derived instrument construction and performance practice, techno, and quartet traditions. Musical transcriptions, photographs, illustrations, and a new audio CD bring the music to life"--Back cover.
"CD listening examples": page xiv-xv.
Description: xv, 465 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The translated African cultural and musical past / Portia K. Maultsby --
African American instrument construction and music making / Ernest Brown --
Secular folk music / Dena Epstein w/ Rosita Sands --
Spirituals / Mellonee Burnim --
Quartets / Joyce Jackson --
Ragtime / Ingebord Harer --
Blues / David Evans --
Art/classical music / Josephine Wright --
Jazz / Ingrid Monson --
Gospel / Mellonee Burnim --
Musical theater / Thomas Riis --
Rhythm and blues, R & B / Portia K. Maultsby --
Soul / Portia K. Maultsby --
Funk / Portia K. Maultsby --
Disco and house / Kai Fikentscher --
Detroit techno / Denise Dalphond --
Hip-hop and rap / Dawn Norfleet.
Responsibility: edited by Mellonee V. Burnim, Portia K. Maultsby.

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