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The voices that are gone : themes in 19th-century American popular song.

Author: Jon W Finson
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jon Finson views the mores and values of nineteenth-century Americans as they appear in their popular songs. Presenting a guided tour of topically arranged, select songs, he points out the most  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon W Finson
ISBN: 0195113829 9780195113822
OCLC Number: 59621709
Description: 368 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm

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"Finson's work represents a superior addition to a body of literature..."--American Music"Finson's history of the racial, societal, and theatrical factors that went into minstrel show stereotypes is Read more...

 
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