Journals Higher Education



20 February 2003

248 Pages | 30 halftones & line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195116724

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Four Parts, No Waiting

A Social History of American Barbershop Quartet

Gage Averill

American Musicspheres Series

  • First study of barbershop's role in American musical culture
  • Highlights the hybridization of African-American and European-American cultural forms in barbershop harmony
  • Generously illustrated and accompanied by a companion website with audio examples

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