By Michael Lasser
America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years continues to inform the tales at the back of well known songs in our country’s heritage, serving as a sequel to the bestselling America’s Songs: tales in the back of the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley. starting in 1890 and finishing in post-war the US, America's Songs II is a testomony to the richness of renowned song within the first half the 20th century.
This quantity builds at the specific beneficial properties of the 1st quantity, delving deeper into the character of the collaboration among recognized songwriters of the time but in addition laying off gentle on a number of the early performers to show songs into hits. The book’s constitution – a suite of brief easy-to-read essays – permits the writer to supply old context to convinced songs, but in addition to illustrate how person songs facilitated the recognition of particular genres, together with ragtime, jazz, and blues, which consequently reshaped the panorama of yank renowned track. America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years will attract American well known tune fans yet also will function a fantastic reference advisor for college students or as a complement in American tune courses.
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America's Songs II: Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War Years by Michael Lasser