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America's Musical Landscape, 8e provides readers with an extensive understanding of the progression of American music over time together with an appreciation of the music's diverse cultural roots. Chapters are enhanced by over 70 listening examples, connections to other arts, and Thinking Critically boxes throughout. Ultimately, the music fundamentals covered will enable students to listen to new music receptively and creatively. With this new edition, all musical examples are easily accessible through Spotify. This allows students to hear complete performances (rather than excerpts as before) of a wide variety of music on the device of their choice.
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
CHAPTER 5: Religious Music in the Early Nineteenth Century
CHAPTER 6: Popular Music of the Civil War Era
CHAPTER 7: Concert Music
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
CHAPTER 13: Rock and Roll
CHAPTER 14: Rock Flirts with Country
CHAPTER 15: Jazz Since 1960
CHAPTER 16: Popular Music Since 1970
CHAPTER 17: Musical Theater
CHAPTER 18: Music for Films
CHAPTER 19: American Opera
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
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