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Early American Music

Harold Gleason

Early American Music

Music in America from 1620-1920 (Music Literature Outlines Series 3)

by Harold Gleason

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Published by Alfred Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western music: periods & styles,
  • Reference,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11228396M
    ISBN 100882843761
    ISBN 109780882843766

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This is all music by William Billings, one of the giant figures of early American church music. It is sung by a fine group that specializes in early music. The music is often hearty and pleasing, and the textual themes deal with early colonial life (e.g., harvest & the coming winter) and /5.

    Music of all genres and origins emerged as the United States began to form. From the Indigenous spiritual music to the African Banjos, music in the United States is as diverse as its people. In New England, the music was very religious and was vitally important in the rising of American music. British influence on American music continued to be strong in the early 18th Century. Companies of British actors, as singers and musicians toured the former colonies staging old favorites such as Gay's The Beggar's Opera, Thomas Arne's Love in a Village, and Samuel Arnold's The Children in the Wood. New productions were mounted.

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Early American Music by Harold Gleason Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book contains over 60 songs in three categories: (1) patriotic songs; (2) ballads and other popular songs; and (3) Psalm tunes, hymns, and singing-school songs. Each song has an introduction that includes its historical context. The foreward, by Irving Lowens, also gives a good overview of the role of music in early America/5(3).

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Early Music America provides scholarship and grant funding opportunities for early music performers, ensembles, colleges and universities and outreach programs and projects.

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