A short history of music in America (Book, 1957) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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A short history of music in America

Author: John Tasker Howard; George Kent Bellows
Publisher: New York : T.Y. Crowell, [1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A concise but complete history of American music and those who have composed it. Included is music of all types, from all periods, from all religions; new trends and new ideas, experimenters, radio, television and records are also considered." Huntting.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Discographies
Discography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tasker Howard; George Kent Bellows
OCLC Number: 599293
Description: xxi, 470 pages : illustrations, portraits, pls., facsimiles ; 22 cm
Contents: Before the Settlers --
Music in the Colonies --
First Native Composers --
The Years of the Revolution --
The Turn of the Century, to the 1830s --
Continuing Growth in the Nineteenth Century, to 1860 --
From the Civil War through the 1880s --
Last years of the Nineteenth Century --
First Decade of the Twentieth Century --
The Second Decade and World War I --
The Twenties --
The Thirties --
American Folk Music --
The Forties --
Music at the Half-Century.
Other Titles: Music in America.
Responsibility: by John Tasker Howard and George Kent Bellows.

Abstract:

"A concise but complete history of American music and those who have composed it. Included is music of all types, from all periods, from all religions; new trends and new ideas, experimenters, radio, television and records are also considered." Huntting.
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