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Author Gough, Peter
Title Sounds of the New Deal : The Federal Music Project in the West
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2015
©2015
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Descript 1 online resource (305 pages)
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Series Music in American Life Ser
Music in American Life Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Contents -- Foreword by Peggy Seeger -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. "Musicians Have Got to Eat, Too!": The New Deal and the FMP -- 2. "Out Where the West Begins": Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada -- 3. Innovation, Participation, and "A Horrible Musical Stew": California -- 4. "Spit., Baling Wire, Mirrors" and the WPA: Colorado, Utah, Oregon, and Washington -- 5. "No One Sings as Convincingly as the Darkies Do": Song and Diversity -- 6. "Ballad for Americans": The Music of the Popular Front -- 7. "The Folk of the Nation": No Horses Need Apply -- Conclusion: "The Varied Carols We Hear -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
How the music of the people--all people--triumphed and reshaped America
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gough, Peter Sounds of the New Deal : The Federal Music Project in the West Urbana : University of Illinois Press,c2015 9780252039041
Subject Music and state - United States - History - 20th century
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Alt Author Seeger, Peggy
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