Encyclopedia of the Blues

Encyclopedia of the Blues: 0415927005: pdf

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  • Full Title: Encyclopedia of the Blues
  • Autor: Edward M. Komara
  • Print Length: 1274 Pages
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415927005
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415927000
  • Download File Format | Size: pdf | 9.15 MB


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This comprehensive two-volume set brings together all aspects of the blues from performers and musical styles to record labels and cultural issues, including regional evolution and history. Organized in an accessible A-to-Z format, the Encyclopedia of the Blues is an essential reference resource for information on this unique American music genre. Coverage includes: · The whole history of the blues, from its antecedents in African and American types of music to the contemporary styles performed today · Artists active throughout the United States and from foreign countries · The business of the blues, including individual record labels active since the prewar era · Aspects particular to blues lyrics and music · Specific issues such as race or gender as related to the blues · Reference lists of blues periodicals, blues newsletters, libraries, and museums.

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