AMERICA'S MUSIC. From the Pilgrims to the present

By: Chase, Gilbert

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 1 available


NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1955).. (1955).. Very good. - (McGraw Hill Series in Music). 8vo, blue cloth (bumped; spine faded; edges of covers slightly faded) titled in silver with vignette in silver on front cover, in dw (chipped & lightly soiled; dw spine faded with small pieces out of head & tail; red mark to front flap). xxiii, 733 & [2] pp. Illustrated with music staves. Very good in good dw.

"Mr. Chase...covers the growth of all the music that the people of the United States have made or remade over the past 330 years--from the psalms of the Pilgrims, the tribal music of our Indians, Negro spirituals, folk songs and ballads, to the rise of ragtime and the blues, jazz and Broadway musicals, the important experiments in the symphonic and operatic mediums."--From the dw. Dust jacket present.

Title: AMERICA'S MUSIC. From the Pilgrims to the present

Author Name: Chase, Gilbert

Categories: Music,

Publisher: NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1955).: (1955).

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 447

Keywords: MUSIC; AMERICAN MUSIC; MUSICOLOGY; HISTORY OF MUSIC; SPIRITUALS; FOLK SONGS; NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC; JAZZ; CLASSICAL MUSIC; BROADWAY; MUSICALS.