Music of the Civil War Era (American History through Music) by Steven H. Cornelius

By Steven H. Cornelius

As divisive and damaging because the Civil conflict used to be, the period however proven the ability that song might play in American tradition. renowned songs roused ardour on each side of the Mason-Dixon line, and army bands performed tune to entertain infantry units-and to rally them directly to struggle. The establishment of slavery used to be debated in songs of the day, starting from abolitionist anthems to racist minstrel indicates. around the higher cultural backdrop, the expansion of tune publishing resulted in a flourishing of city live performance track, whereas folks track turned indelibly associated with American populism. This quantity, one of many first within the American background via Music sequence, provides narrative chapters that recount the various bright roles of track in this afflicted interval of yankee heritage. A bankruptcy of biographical entries, a dictionary of Civil battle period song, and a topic index supply precious reference tools.

The American background via Music sequence examines the various varied forms of song that experience performed an important half in our nation's heritage. whereas volumes during this sequence convey the multifaceted roles of song in tradition, in addition they use tune as a lens wherein readers could learn American social heritage. The authors current in-depth research of yankee musical genres, major musicians, technological thoughts, and the numerous connections among song and the nation-states of paintings, politics, and way of life. Chapters current available narratives on tune and its cultural resonations, song concept and procedure is damaged down for the lay reader, and every quantity provides a bankruptcy of alphabetically prepared entries on major humans and terms.

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