Michael Campbellas best-selling POPULAR MUSIC IN AMERICA, now in its fourth edition, remains the industry standard in breadth of coverage, readability, and musical focus. The text provides a rich account of the evolution of popular music from the mid-19th century to the present. Discussions highlight connections, contrasts, and patterns of influence among artists, styles, and eras. Coverage of listening skills allows students to place music of their choice in context. The Fourth Edition expands the coverage of country, Latin, world, and late 20th century music to give instructors more options to teach the course as they choose to. A major reorganization replaces long chapters with units broken into small chapters to make the material easier for students to read and master. Units are clearly defined by style and timeframe, and chapters feature narrowly focused objectives. This edition features a vibrant, richly illustrated, magazine-like design, plus numerous online resources. Almost all listening examples are available on iTunes via dedicated playlists; instructors who adopt the text will also receives copies of the heritage 3-CD set from the 3rd edition for personal, library, and class use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.A complete rhythm section always has at least one chord instrument, a bass instrument, and a percussion instrument. ... There were other new sounds during the same time; the ukulele was an even bigger novelty when Hawaiian music was ... Irving Berlina#39;s 1929 hit aPuttina#39; on the Ritza applies varying rhythms to a four-note chord; Cole Portera#39;s aAnything Goes, a the title song of his 1934 musical, does theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Popular Music in America:The Beat Goes On|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01|