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Our American music : three hundred years of it

Author: John Tasker Howard
Publisher: New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, ©1946.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd ed., rev. and resetView all editions and formats
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The survey of 300 years of music in America traces the development of music, in folk song, national air, the concert stage and musical composition, to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Howard, John Tasker, 1890-1964.
Our American music.
New York : Thomas Y. Crowell Company, ©1946
(OCoLC)654464696
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tasker Howard
OCLC Number: 423103
Description: xxii, 841 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, music ; 22 cm
Contents: Early days --
Our first composers --
The later eighteenth century --
Our first national airs --
The turn of the century --
Our nineteenth-century background in secular music --
The foreign invasion of 1848 --
The awakening of a national consciousness --
Songs of the civil war --
The spread of musical culture --
The parents of our contemporaries --
Contemporary composers --
Latter-century and present-day religious music --
Our folk music --
Our lighter musical moments --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: John Tasker Howard.

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The survey of 300 years of music in America traces the development of music, in folk song, national air, the concert stage and musical composition, to the present day.

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