The accordion in the Americas : klezmer, polka, tango, zydeco, and more! (eBook, 2012) []
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The accordion in the Americas : klezmer, polka, tango, zydeco, and more!

Author: Helena Simonett
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
Series: Music in American life
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection considers the accordion and its myriad forms, from the concertina, button accordion, and piano accordion familiar in European and North American music to the exotic-sounding South American bandoneón and the sanfoninha. Capturing the instrument's spread and adaptation to many different cultures in North and South America, contributors illuminate how the accordion factored into power struggles over  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Accordion in the Americas.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
(DLC) 2012008976
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Simonett
OCLC Number: 871782899
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (330 p.).
Contents: From old world to new shores / Helena Simonett --
Accordion jokes : a folklorist's view / Richard March --
From chanky-chank to Yankee chanks : the Cajun accordion as identity symbol / Mark F. DeWitt --
Garde ici et garde lá-bas : Creole accordion in Louisiana / Jared Snyder --
"Tejano and proud" : the accordion traditions of South Texas and the border region / Cathy Ragland --
Preserving territory : the changing language of the accordion in Tohono O'odham waila music / Janet L. Sturman --
Accordions and working-class culture along Lake Superior's South Shore / James P. Leary --
Play me a tarantella, a polka, or jazz : Italian Americans and the currency of piano accordion music / Christine F. Zinni --
The klezmer accordion : an outsider among outsiders / Joshua Horowitz --
Beyond Vallenato : the accordion traditions in Colombia / Egberto Bermúdez --
"A hellish instrument" : the story of the tango bandoneón / Mara Susana Azzi --
No ma' se oye el fuinfuán : the noisy accordion in the Dominican Republic / Sydney Hutchinson --
Between the folds of Luiz Gonzaga's sanfona : forré music in Brazil / Megwen Loveless --
The accordion in new scores : paradigms of authorship and identity in William Schimmel's musical"realities" / Marion Jacobson.
Series Title: Music in American life
Responsibility: edited by Helena Simonett.


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"A fascinating look at the musical culture of the South. . . . Thoroughly Southern, spicy, real, and lots of fun."--Library Journal"The Accordion in the Americas tells of the symbolism of the Read more...

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