Chapter 24

Chapter 24: Vernacular Music and the Classical Tradition in America

Listening Selections

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154 John Philip Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever, march
155 Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
170 Bessie Smith: Back Water Blues, song (Available on CDs only)
171 King Oliver: West End Blues (Available on CDs only)
169 George Gershwin: I Got Rhythm, from Girl Crazy (Available on CDs only)
172 Duke Ellington: Cotton Tail (Available on CDs only)
183 Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie: Anthropology (Available on CDs only)
177 Silvestre Revueltas: Sensemayá
178 Edgard Varèse: Hyperprism
179 Henry Cowell: The Banshee
180 Ruth Crawford Seeger: String Quartet 1931, fourth movement
181 Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring, excerpt with Variations on Simple Gifts
182 William Grant Still: Afro-American Symphony, first movement
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