American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Yearsvolume II: From 1790 to 1909 (American Popular Music & Its Business #2) (Hardcover)

American Popular Music and Its Business: The First Four Hundred Yearsvolume II: From 1790 to 1909 (American Popular Music & Its Business #2) By Russell Sanjek Cover Image
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Volume two concentrates exclusively on music activity in the United States in the nineteenth century. Among the topics discussed are how changing technology affected the printing of music, the development of sheet music publishing, the growth of the American musical theater, popular religious music, black music (including spirituals and ragtime), music during the Civil War, and finally "music in the era of monopoly," including such subjects as copyright, changing technology and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the establishment of Tin Pan Alley.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780195043105
ISBN-10: 0195043103
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 28th, 1988
Pages: 494
Language: English
Series: American Popular Music & Its Business