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Author Peretti, Burton W. (Burton William), 1961-

Title Lift every voice : the history of African American music / Burton W. Peretti.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage    781.7296 PER    DUE 11-28-18 Billed
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    780.89 PER    DUE 08-03-20
Description xv, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series The African American history series
African American history series (Lanham, Md.)
Note Includes index.
Bibliography "Selected bibliography and discography": p. 207-212.
Contents From West Africa to slavery -- Jubilee and Tin Pan Alley : contrasting sounds of freedom -- The rise of ragtime and the blues -- The emergence of jazz -- Jazz at the Philharmonic : the jazz avant-garde and black classical expression -- Gospel, freedom songs, and the struggle for equality -- Black popular music as big business.
Subject African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780742558113 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742558118 (cloth : alk. paper)

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