Lift Every Voice

Lift Every Voice

The History of African American Music

Book - 2009
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Traces the roots of black music in Africa and slavery and its evolution in the United States from the end of slavery to the present day. The music's creators, consumers, and distributors are all part of the story. Musical genres such as spirituals, ragtime, the blues, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock, soul, and hip-hop-as well as black contributions to classical, country, and other American music forms-depict the continuities and innovations that mark both the music and the history of African Americans. --from publisher description.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009
ISBN: 9780742558120
Branch Call Number: 780.8996 P4151L 2009
Characteristics: xv, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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