Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

A Chronicle of American Music, 1700-1995 Hardcover


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from Collectible from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$61.43 $0.50
Unknown Binding
"Please retry"
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 825 pages
  • Publisher: Schirmer Reference; First Edition edition (December 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 002860296X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0028602967
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.4 x 1.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,075,313 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Library Journal

Nothing quite like this?a chronology specifically of American music?has appeared since Henry Charles Lahee's Annals of Music in America (1922). This work, of course, bears a strong similarity to Hall's (music history, Andrews Coll., Michigan) three previous musical chronicles covering the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries (e.g., An Eighteenth-Century Music Chronicle 1750-1799, Greenwood, 1990), though the scope here is limited to American music. For each year, historical and cultural highlights are listed, followed by two separate entries on music, one covering the "vernacular/commercial scene" and the other the "cultivated/art music scene." These musical entries include births, deaths, debuts of performers and foundings of musical groups, publications, and compositions. The coverage of American music is significantly expanded here from Hall's earlier volumes; in addition, it picks up the years 1700-49 and 1988-95. The index is more detailed as well: compositions are now indexed, although only under the composer's name. Another welcome addition is the bibliography. Recommended for most music reference collections.?Michael Colby, Univ. of California Libs., Davis
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers
ARRAY(0xa41256f0)