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ISBN-13 9780393904734ISBN-10 0393904733
ISBN-10 0393935310ISBN-13 9780393935318
Author(s): Richard Crawford; Larry Hamberlin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 624

An ear-opening exploration of music’s New World, from Puritan psalmody to mash-ups. Richard Crawford and Larry Hamberlin show how the lively interactions between the folk, popular, and classical spheres have made American music resonate with audiences around the world. Students will learn how to listen critically to eighty-eight pieces in all the major styles and genres, while gaining a clearer understanding of music's role in the history of American society, business, and technology. Please note that this version of the ebook does not include access to any media or print supplements that are sold packaged with the printed book.