Music and musicians in early America (Book, 1964) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Music and musicians in early America

Author: Irving Lowens
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Aspects of the history of music in early America and the history of early American music.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Lowens
ISBN: 0393097439 9780393097436
OCLC Number: 690401
Notes: "A check-list of writings about music in the periodicals of American transcendentalism (1835-50)": pages 311-321.
Description: 328 pages : facsimiles, music ; 22 cm
Contents: Music in the American wilderness --
The Bay Psalm Book in 17th-century New England --
John Tufts's "Introduction to the singing of Psalm-tunes" (1721-44) : the first American music textbook --
Andrew Law and the pirates --
Benjamin Carr's "Federal overture" (1794) --
"The easy instructor" (1798-1831) : a history and bibliography of the first shape-note tune-book --
John Wyeth's "Repository of sacred music, part second" (1813) : a northern precursor of southern folk-hymnody --
Daniel Read's world : the letters of an early American composer --
The musical Edsons of Shady : early American tunesmiths --
James Hewitt : professional musician --
The triumph of Anthony Philip Heinrich --
William Henry Fry : American nationalist --
Our first matinee idol : Louis Moreau Gottschalk --
The origins of the American fuging-tune --
Music and American transcendentalism (1835-50) --
American democracy and American music (1830-1914) --
The Warrington collection : a research adventure at Case Memorial Library --
The American tradition of church song --
Appendix A : The complete text of John Tufts's "Short introduction to the singing of Psalm-tunes" (1726) --
Appendix B : "The easy instructor" (1801-1831) : a check-list of editions and issues --
Appendix C : A check-list of writings about music in the periodicals of American transcendentalism (1835-50).
Responsibility: Irving Lowens.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_496892
991000094199705351

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Aspects of the history of music in early America and the history of early American music.
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