Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 December 2018

288 Pages | 30 illus.

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

ISBN: 9780190872311

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Making Music American

1917 and the Transformation of Culture

E. Douglas Bomberger

  • Examines together for the first time concurrent events in classical, popular, and military music to illuminate the transformation of American attitudes towards music
  • Explores the cultural setting that made jazz popular almost overnight
  • Reveals the impact of advances in recording technology on both popular and classical music