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Music of the Postwar Era free pdf "The American History through Music" series examines the many different styles of music that have played a significant part in our nation's history. While volumes in this series show the multifaceted roles of music in culture, they also use music as a lens through which readers may study American social history. The authors present in-depth analyses of American musical genres, significant musicians, technological innovations, and the many connections between music and the realms of art, politics, and daily life.The chapters of this book present accessible narratives on music and its cultural resonances. Here, music theory and technique is broken down for the lay reader. Each volume presents a chapter of alphabetically arranged entries on significant people and terms.At the end of WWII, music shifted, with crooners such as Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra replacing the Big Bands of years past. Country music, jazz, and gospel continued to evolve, and rhythm and blues and the new rock and roll were also popular during this time. The volume includes combined musical charts for the years 1945-1959.

About Don Tyler

Don Tyler is a retired music professor from Central Florida Community College in Ocala, FL. He has over two dozen choral compositions and/or arrangements published by various publishing companies and is the author of "Hit Parade 1920-1955, an Encyclopedia of the Top Songs of the Jazz, Depression, Swing and Sing Eras and Hit Songs, 1900-1955: American Popular Music of the Pre-Rock Era."

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Author : Don Tyler
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 November 2007
ISBN : 0313341915
EAN : 9780313341915
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 287 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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