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The Resource The history of Texas music, Gary Hartman

The history of Texas music, Gary Hartman

Label
The history of Texas music
Title
The history of Texas music
Statement of responsibility
Gary Hartman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The richly diverse ethnic heritage of the Lone Star State has brought to the Southwest a remarkable array of rhythms, instruments, and musical styles that have blended here in unique ways and, in turn, have helped shape the music of the nation and the world." "Historian Gary Hartman writes knowingly and lovingly of the Lone Star State's musical traditions. In the first thorough survey of the vast and complex cultural mosaic that has produced what we know today as "Texas music," he paints a broad, panoramic view, offers analysis of the origins of and influences on specific genres, profiles key musicians, and provides guidance to additional sources for further information." "A musician himself, Hartman draws on both academic and non-academic sources to give a more complete understanding of the state's remarkable musical heritage. He combines scholarly training in music history and ethnic community studies with his first-hand knowledge of how important music is as a cultural medium through which human beings communicate information, ideas, emotions, values, and beliefs, and bond together as friends, families, and communities." "The History of Texas Music incorporates a selection of well-chosen photographs of both prominent and less-well-known artists and describes not only the ethnic origins of much of Texas music but also the cross-pollination among various genres. Today, the music of Texas - which includes Native American music, gospel, blues, ragtime, swing, jazz, rhythm and blues, conjunto, Tejano, cajun, zydeco, western swing, honky tonk, polkas, schottisches, rock & roll, rap, hip hop, and more - reflects the unique cultural dynamics of the Southwest."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hartman, Gary
Dewey number
780.9764
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3477.7.T35
LC item number
H37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
John and Robin Dickson series in Texas music
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular music
  • MUSIC
  • Popular music
  • Texas
  • Popmusik
  • Texas
Label
The history of Texas music, Gary Hartman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding the music of Texas and the American Southwest -- Texas music begins : Native American musical traditions of the Southwest -- Música tejana : Mexican American music in the Southwest -- See that my grave is kept clean : the African roots of Texas music -- From polkas to pirogues : the German, Jewish, Czech, Polish, and French influence on Texas -- Deep within my heart lies a melody : Anglo American music in Texas -- Groover's paradise : Texas rock & roll
Control code
654125874
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 304 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603443944
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654125874
Label
The history of Texas music, Gary Hartman
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Understanding the music of Texas and the American Southwest -- Texas music begins : Native American musical traditions of the Southwest -- Música tejana : Mexican American music in the Southwest -- See that my grave is kept clean : the African roots of Texas music -- From polkas to pirogues : the German, Jewish, Czech, Polish, and French influence on Texas -- Deep within my heart lies a melody : Anglo American music in Texas -- Groover's paradise : Texas rock & roll
Control code
654125874
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 304 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603443944
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654125874

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