American Popular Music: A Multicultural History
Enhance your understanding of the culture behind American popular music with AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY! With detailed, easy-to-understand explanations of key musical concepts and terms, this music text tells the story of American popular music from the different cultural perspectives that made significant contributions to its development. A critical listening approach throughout helps you develop your music listening skills as a form of critical reflection. Historical timelines at the beginning of each chapter provide you with a practical chronological framework that helps you interpret and integrate musical, cultural and historic events.
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