A Sound of Strangers: Musical Culture, Acculturation and the Post-Civil War Ethnic America by Nicholas E. TawaA Sound of Strangers: Musical Culture, Acculturation and the Post-Civil War Ethnic America by Nicholas E. Tawa

A Sound of Strangers: Musical Culture, Acculturation and the Post-Civil War Ethnic America

byNicholas E. Tawa

Hardcover | May 30, 1995

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Tawa examines the musical traditions brought to America by the peasants and urban workers of southern Italy, the Middle East , and eastern Europe, and by the Chinese, Japanese, and East European Jews, and describes their survival within the American context, in often hostile surroundings.
Title:A Sound of Strangers: Musical Culture, Acculturation and the Post-Civil War Ethnic AmericaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:318 pages, 8.76 × 6.06 × 0.91 inPublished:May 30, 1995Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810815044

ISBN - 13:9780810815049

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A contribution of significant value to the study of American music, and one hopes for other, similar studies of the wide spectrum of the musics of ethnic communities. An excellent addition for nearly every academic and public library.