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The Resource Cross the water blues : African American music in Europe, edited by Neil A. Wynn

Cross the water blues : African American music in Europe, edited by Neil A. Wynn

Label
Cross the water blues : African American music in Europe
Title
Cross the water blues
Title remainder
African American music in Europe
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil A. Wynn
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This unique collection of essays examines the flow of African American music and musicians across the Atlantic to Europe from the time of slavery to the twentieth century. In a sweeping examination of different musical forms--spirituals, blues, jazz, skiffle, and orchestral music--the contributors consider the reception and influence of black music on a number of different European audiences, particularly in Britain, but also France, Germany, and the Netherlands. The essayists approach the subject through diverse historical, musicological, and philosophical perspectives. A number of essays doc
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
780.89/9607304
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ML3488
LC item number
.C76 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wynn, Neil A.
Series statement
American made music series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Popular music
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Popular music
  • Europe
  • Zwarten
  • Blues
  • Jazz
  • Europa (geografie)
  • Blues
  • Europa
Label
Cross the water blues : African American music in Europe, edited by Neil A. Wynn
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Why I sing the blues" : African American culture in the transatlantic world / Neil A. Wynn -- Taking the measure of the blues / Paul Oliver -- Even philosophers get the blues : feeling bad for no reason / David Webster -- Spirituals to (nearly) swing, 1873-1938 / Jeffrey Green -- Black music prior to the first world war : American origins and German perspectives / Rainer E. Lotz -- Fascination and fear : responses to early jazz in Britain / Catherine Parsonage -- "Un saxophone en mouvement"? : Josephine Baker and the primitivist reception of jazz in Paris in the 1920s / Iris Schmeisser -- Paul Robeson's British journey / Sean Creighton -- Preaching the gospel of the blues : blues evangelists in Britain / Roberta Freund Schwartz -- Whose "Rock Island line"? : originality in the composition of blues and British skiffle / Bob Groom -- The blues blueprint : the blues in the music of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin / Rupert Till -- "The blues is the truth" : the blues, modernity, and the British blues boom / Leighton Grist -- Lowland blues : the reception of African American blues and gospel music in the Netherlands / Guido van Rijn -- The blues in France / Robert Springer -- Cultural displacement, cultural creation : African American jazz musicians in Europe from Bechet to Braxton / Christopher G. Bakriges
Control code
630107738
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604735475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjrp6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)630107738
Label
Cross the water blues : African American music in Europe, edited by Neil A. Wynn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Why I sing the blues" : African American culture in the transatlantic world / Neil A. Wynn -- Taking the measure of the blues / Paul Oliver -- Even philosophers get the blues : feeling bad for no reason / David Webster -- Spirituals to (nearly) swing, 1873-1938 / Jeffrey Green -- Black music prior to the first world war : American origins and German perspectives / Rainer E. Lotz -- Fascination and fear : responses to early jazz in Britain / Catherine Parsonage -- "Un saxophone en mouvement"? : Josephine Baker and the primitivist reception of jazz in Paris in the 1920s / Iris Schmeisser -- Paul Robeson's British journey / Sean Creighton -- Preaching the gospel of the blues : blues evangelists in Britain / Roberta Freund Schwartz -- Whose "Rock Island line"? : originality in the composition of blues and British skiffle / Bob Groom -- The blues blueprint : the blues in the music of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin / Rupert Till -- "The blues is the truth" : the blues, modernity, and the British blues boom / Leighton Grist -- Lowland blues : the reception of African American blues and gospel music in the Netherlands / Guido van Rijn -- The blues in France / Robert Springer -- Cultural displacement, cultural creation : African American jazz musicians in Europe from Bechet to Braxton / Christopher G. Bakriges
Control code
630107738
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604735475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjrp6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)630107738

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