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Titre : Handbook of Texas Music (Paperback)
Éditeur : Texas State Historical Association,U.S., United States
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : Paperback
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 2nd Revised edition.
Language: English . Brand New Book. The musical voice of Texas presents itself as vast and diverse as the Lone Star State s landscape. According to Casey Monahan, To travel Texas with music as your guide is a year-round opportunity to experience first-hand this amazing cultural force .Texas music offers a vibrant and enjoyable experience through which to understand and enjoy Texas culture. Building on the work of The Handbook of Texas Music that was published in 2003 and in partnership with the Texas Music Office and the Center for Texas Music History (Texas State University-San Marcos), The Handbook of Texas Music, Second Edition, offers completely updated entries and features new and expanded coverage of the musicians, ensembles, dance halls, festivals, businesses, orchestras, organizations, and genres that have helped define the state s musical legacy. More than 850 articles, including almost 400 new entries. 255 images, including more than 170 new photos, sheet music art, and posters that lavishly illustrate the text. Appendix with a stage name listing for musiciansSupported by an outstanding team of music advisors from across the state, The Handbook of Texas Music, Second Edition, furnishes new articles on the music festivals, museums, and halls of fame in Texas, as well as the many honky-tonks, concert halls, and clubs big and small, that invite readers to explore their own musical journeys. Scholarship on many of the state s pioneering groups and the recording industry and professionals who helped produce and promote their music provides fresh insight into the history of Texas music and its influence far beyond the state s borders.Celebrate the musical tapestry of Texas from A to Z!. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780876112533
Synopsis : "Celebrate the musical tapestry of Texas from A to Z! This book offers more than 870 articles that feature completely updated entries as well as new and expanded coverage of the musicians, ensembles, dance halls, festivals, businesses, orchestras, organizations, and genres that have helped define the Lone Star State's musical legacy."--Book jacket.
A propos de l'auteur: Laurie E. Jasinski works as Research Editor in the Handbook of Texas Department at the Texas State Historical Association. Casey Monahan is Director of the Texas Music Office in Austin.
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