America's Musical Landscape
America's Musical Landscape

America's Musical Landscape

8th Edition
By Jean Ferris
Copyright: 2019
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Prelude: Basic Properties of Musical Sound
The Elements of Music

Part 1: Music in Early North America
Chapter 1: North American Indian Music
Chapter 2: Early Folk Music
Chapter 3: Religious Music in the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Federal Periods
Chapter 4: Secular Music in the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Federal Periods

Part 2: The Tumultuous Nineteenth Century
Chapter 5: Religious Music in the Early Nineteenth Century
Chapter 6: Popular Music of the Civil War Era
Chapter 7: Concert Music

Part 3: The Growth of Vernacular Traditions
Chapter 8: The Rise of Popular Culture
Chapter 9: The Jazz Age
Chapter 10: Jazz 1930-1960
Chapter 11: Country Music
Chapter 12: Latin Popular Musics

Part 4: Vernacular Musics Since Rock and Roll
Chapter 13: Rock and Roll
Chapter 14: Rock Flirts with Country
Chapter 15: Jazz Since 1960
Chapter 16: Popular Music Since 1970

Part 5: Music for Theater and Film
Chapter 17: Musical Theater
Chapter 18: Music for Films
Chapter 19: American Opera

Part 6: Tradition and Innovation in Concert Music
Chapter 20: Experimental Music: Revolution
Chapter 21 Early Twentieth-Century Mainstream Concert Music: Evolution
Chapter 22: The Avant-Garde, Continued
Chapter 23: The Recent Mainstream