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Published: 03 February 2011

344 Pages | 44 halftones, 42 musical examples


ISBN: 9780195338928

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Operatic Novelty Songs in the Ragtime Era

Larry Hamberlin

  • Is the first book on songs that represent a cross between popular music and opera
  • Features songs with entertaining and controversial "ethnic humor" and social criticism
  • Treats effect of immigration and increased rights for women and African Americans on American culture and art