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Abolition

Abolition   Reference library

Sandra Jean Graham

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,414 words
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From the mid-1830s through the Civil War, abolitionists systematically deployed songs as spiritual weaponry in the fight to eradicate slavery

Adler, Larry

Adler, Larry (10 Feb 1914)   Reference library

Ivor Beynon and Ryan Raul Bañagale

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
391 words
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He was acknowledged as the first harmonica player to achieve recognition and acceptance in classical musical circles and to have

African American music

African American music   Reference library

Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
10,113 words
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A term applied to distinct configurations of sound organization linked historically and socially to people of African descent living within

Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa (10 April 1960)   Reference library

David Toop and Margaret Jackson

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
559 words
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DJ Afrika Bambaataa's musical eclecticism and his vision of African American unity helped to shape rap music's early sound, and

Anderson, Marian

Anderson, Marian (27 Feb 1897)   Reference library

Max de Schauensee and Marti Newland

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
560 words
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After graduating from South Philadelphia High School, she studied in her native city with Giuseppe Boghetti but was refused entry

Antheil, George

Antheil, George (8 July 1900)   Reference library

Linda Whitesitt, Charles Amirkhanian, and Susan C. Cook

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
3,482 words
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1. Revolution: up to 1925. 2. Reaction: 1925–59.

1. Revolution: up to 1925.

Antheil began piano lessons when

Arab American music

Arab American music   Reference library

Kenneth S. Habib

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
6,176 words
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Having come to Amrīkā (or Amērikā) from every Arabic-speaking society, Arab Americans have sought liberty and opportunity like their

Archives, sound recording and moving image

Archives, sound recording and moving image   Reference library

John Vallier

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5,214 words
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Repositories for the permanent retention, preservation, and access of sound recordings (e.g., CDs, LPs, audio cassettes, cylinders, digital audio files)

Armstrong, Louis

Armstrong, Louis (4 Aug 1901)   Reference library

Gene H. Anderson

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5,955 words
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1. Life. 2. Recordings. 3. Compositions. 4. Films and shows. 5. Legacy.

1. Life.

Despite

Asian American music

Asian American music   Reference library

Eric Hung, Nancy Yunhwa Rao, Susan Miyo Asai, You Young Kang, Alison Arnold, Amy R. Catlin, and Christi-Anne Castro

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
9,939 words
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1. Introduction. 2. East Asian American music. (i) Chinese American music. (a) Traditional instrumental ensembles. (b)

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