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Yodeling and meaning in American music

Author: Timothy E Wise
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2016
Series: American made music series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First printingView all editions and formats
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Timothy E. Wise presents the first book to focus specifically on the musical content of yodeling in our culture. He shows that yodeling serves an aesthetic function in musical texts. A series of chronological chapters analyzes this musical tradition from its earliest appearances in Europe to its incorporation into a range of American genres and beyond. Wise posits the reasons for yodeling's changing status in our  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy E Wise
ISBN: 9781496805805 1496805801
OCLC Number: 1021350596
Description: viii, 272 Seiten.
Contents: 1.Classifying Yodeled Effects in Popular Music Yodel Species 2.Yodel Sign and Yodel Idea in Nineteenth-Century Art Music 3.Yodeling in Nineteenth-Century Vocal Music 4.Americanizing the Yodel 5.Jimmie Rodgers and the Hillbilly Yodel 6.Cowboys and Yodeling 7.The Vicissitudes of a Musical Sign How the Yodel Became a Joke
Series Title: American made music series
Responsibility: Timothy E. Wise.

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The first book to focus specifically on the musical content of yodeling in American culture. Timothy E. Wise shows that yodeling serves an aesthetic function in musical texts. A series of  Read more...

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