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Encyclopedia of the Blues (2 SUB): Herzhaft, Gerard/ Harris, Paul/ Haussler, Jerry/ Mikofsky, Anton J.: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Encyclopedia of the Blues (2 SUB)
Encyclopedia of the Blues (2 SUB)
出版社 : Univ of Arkansas Pr
出版年月 : 1997/05
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781557284525

BookWeb価格 : A$ 74.10
会員価格 : A$ 66.69

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言語 : English

内容情報
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A08744000
Publishers: University Press
Place of Publication: United States
Language of Publication: English
Edition: Subsequent
Physical Format: Paperbound
Subject Development: Biography
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Geographic Designator: United States
Review:
Publishers Weekly Spring Announcements 1997
LJ Reviews 1997 July
American Reference Books Annual 1999 Volume 30
Booklist Reviews 1998 January #1
Booklist Reviews 1998 June #1

From cottonfields to international festivals, from Mamie Smith and her 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues" to such rising young stars as Robert Cray, Jo Louis Walker, and Kenny Neal, the growth of the musical tradition known as "the blues" has been long and varied. Born out of shared uncertainties of the ambiguous freedom thrust upon succeeding generations of African-Americans during Reconstruction, this musical genre born in America has grown to rival the jazz it resembles and has given birth, in turn, to rock-and-roll. Containing hundreds of entries with detailed examinations of the instruments, trends, recordings, producers, and performers who have helped to popularize the blues and to introduce it to an ever-widening audience, Encyclopedia of the Blues is an indispensable reference for all readers and musicians involved with or intrigued by the music. Complete with a selected discography, the Encyclopedia is a clear and comprehensive guide to a truly American art form.

 

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