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The Resource The New Grove dictionary of American music, edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie

The New Grove dictionary of American music, edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie

Label
The New Grove dictionary of American music
Title
The New Grove dictionary of American music
Statement of responsibility
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The New Grove Dictionary of American Music is the most comprehensive and enlightening history of America's musical heritage ever published. American Grove is focused solely on the unique styles and traditions of American music. It covers popular musical forms such as country, rock, pop, soul, folk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and big band. It explores America's vibrant classical heritage--from colonial times to John Cage--and also provides substantial articles on the traditional music of diverse cultures such as Native Americans, Jewish Americans, and Islamic Americans. The Dictionary investigates the social, cultural, and historical forces that shaped our distinctive musical identity--from the Civil War to the impact of pop culture ... the rise of technology to the plurality of religions ... from the supremacy of film to the evolution of the civil rights movement. The New Grove Dictionary of American Music includes: 3,500 biographies of significant composers, performers, singer-songwriters, impresarios, conductors, writers, producers, publishers and patrons--including foreign-born musicians who settled in America, Entries on American cities as diverse as Miami, New Orleans, Nashville, Los Angeles, and Anchorage, Wide-ranging survey articles on specialized forms of music including patriotic music, film music, vaudeville, and early music revival, Ground-breaking articles on general topics such as copyright, broadcasting, music therapy, and education, Comprehensive listings of music libraries, societies, institutions, periodicals, discographies, festivals, and awards.--Publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.773/03/21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML101.U6
LC item number
N48 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
NLM call number
781 .773 N532h
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, H. Wiley
  • Sadie, Stanley
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • United States
  • Music
Label
The New Grove dictionary of American music, edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. A-D -- v. 2. E-K -- v. 3. L-Q -- v. 4. R-Z
Control code
ocm13184437
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
4 volumes
Isbn
9780943818368
Lccn
86000404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)13184437
Label
The New Grove dictionary of American music, edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. A-D -- v. 2. E-K -- v. 3. L-Q -- v. 4. R-Z
Control code
ocm13184437
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
4 volumes
Isbn
9780943818368
Lccn
86000404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)13184437

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