[BOOKS] ⚡ Encyclopedia of African American Music Author Emmett G. Price, III – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk African Americans' historical roots are encapsulated in the lyrics melodies and rhythms of their music In the 18th and 19th centuries African slaves longing for emancipation expressed their hopes and African Americans' historical roots are encapsulated in African American PDF/EPUB ✓ the lyrics melodies and rhythms of their music In the th and th centuries African slaves longing for emancipation expressed their hopes and dreams through spirituals Inspired by African civilization and culture as well as religion art literature and social issues this influential joyous tragic uplifting challenging and enduring music evolved into many diverse genres Encyclopedia of PDF/EPUB or including jazz blues rock and roll soul swing and hip hop Providing a lyrical history of our nation this groundbreaking encyclopedia the first of its kind showcases all facets of African American music including folk religious concert and popular styles Over in depth entries by than scholars on a vast range of topics such as genres styles individuals groups and collectives of African American MOBI ï as well as historical topics such as music of the Harlem Renaissance the Black Arts Movement the Civil Rights Movement and numerous others Offering balanced representation of key individuals groups and ensembles associated with diverse religious beliefs political affiliations and other perspectives not usually approached this indispensable reference illuminates the profound role that African American music has played in American cultural historyEditors Price Kernodle and Maxile provide balanced representation of various individuals groups and ensembles associated with diverse religious beliefs political affiliations and perspectives Also highlighted are the major record labels institutions of higher learning and various cultural venues that have had a tremendous impact on the development and preservation of African American music Among the featured Motown Records Black Swan Records Fisk University Gospel Music Workshop of America The Cotton Club Center for Black Music Research and With a broad scope substantial entries current coverage and special attention to historical political and social contexts this encyclopedia is designed specifically for high school and undergraduate students Academic and public libraries will treasure this resource as an incomparable guide to our nation's African American heritage.
- 1200 pages
- Encyclopedia of African American Music
- Emmett G. Price, III
- 06 October 2016 Emmett G. Price, III