Digging : the Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music.

For almost half a century, Amiri Baraka has ranked among the most important commentators on African American music and culture. In this brilliant assemblage of his writings on music, the first such collection in nearly twenty years, Baraka blends autobiography, history, musical analysis, and politic...

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Author / Creator:Baraka, Amiri.
Imprint:Berkeley : University of California Press, 2009.
Description:1 online resource (425 pages)
Language:English
Series:Music of the African Diaspora
Music of the African diaspora.
Subject:African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Music -- History and criticism.
African American musicians.
MUSIC -- Ethnomusicology.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Jazz.
African American musicians.
African Americans -- Music.
Jazz.
Music
Afroamerikanische Musik
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11212216
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ISBN:9780520943094
0520943090
9780520257153
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Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes discographies.
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Summary:For almost half a century, Amiri Baraka has ranked among the most important commentators on African American music and culture. In this brilliant assemblage of his writings on music, the first such collection in nearly twenty years, Baraka blends autobiography, history, musical analysis, and political commentary to recall the sounds, people, times, and places he's encountered. As in his earlier classics, Blues People and Black Music, Baraka offers essays on the famousMax Roach, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltraneand on those whose names are known mainly by jazz aficionadosAlan Shorte.
Other form:Print version: 9780520257153