[David Evans] read online The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues PDF


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  • The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues
  • David Evans
  • English
  • 09 January 2017
  • 9780399530722

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    [David Evans] read online The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues PDF An Introduction To A Distinct American Art FormNational Public Radio has published curious listener's guides to

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    [David Evans] read online The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues PDF Definitely not a detailed history or technical treatment of blues music and there are some uestionable claims but it's a reasonable starting point for someone interested in the development blues music The artist and disc lists will be much helpful to those wanting to start experiencing blues music and unsure where to start

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    review Ý eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø David Evans David Evans Ø 7 Summary [David Evans] read online The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues PDF A decent read but it kind of just devolved into a lot of lists as books on music are wont to do At some point you just gotta listen to the music I preferred this House on Fire as a cohesive narrative but who knows which is actually

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The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues

The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues characters ¸ 107 review Ý eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø David Evans Read & Download The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues Pularity today this book traces the social climate that inspired the blues and takes a look at the unmistakable inf. A good place to start

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The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues characters ¸ 107 review Ý eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø David Evans Read & Download The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues Luences that blues had on 20th century music Includes information on performances from Muddy Waters to Eric Clapton. Definitely not a detailed history or technical treatment of blues music and there are some uestionable claims but it s a reasonable starting point for someone interested in the development blues music The artist and disc lists will be much helpful to those wanting to start experiencing blues music and unsure where to start

Read & Download The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues

The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues characters ¸ 107 review Ý eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø David Evans Read & Download The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues Examining the changing face of the genre from its beginnings at the end of the 19th century to its international po. An Introduction To A Distinct American Art FormNational Public Radio has published curious listener s guides to a number of musical types including classical opera folk popular and celtic With its recent The NPR Curious Listener s Guide to Blues 2005 NPR offers a sympathetic thoughtful and broad based guide to a uniuely American and African American music The author David Evans is Professor of Music at the University of Memphis where he has designed a program in ethnomusicology with a specific specialization in southern folk and popular music He has written widely on the blues and received a Grammy in 2003 for his liner notes to a seven CD collection Screamin and Hollering the Blues The Worlds of Charley PattonAlthough the blues have received much popular attention in recent years it is gratifying to see the increased amount of serious scholarly study that the music is receiving It is long overdue Evans has written an introductory account of the blues that will indeed whet the appetite of the new listener but he has done much He treats the music seriously with an obvious love and without stereotyping or hype There is much to be learned from his book about the music its history its performers and its place in American lifeThe blues are notoriously difficult to define or to categorize but Evans stresses that above all else blues music is about conveying personal feeling and in so doing reaching others and establishing a sense of life affirming solidarity p 165 With all its learning this book keeps the emotional personal core of the music at its center Evans also describes in succinct non technical language the formal characteristics of the blues the use of blue notes and chord patterns and the various types of interplay in the blues between vocal and instrumental lines A chapter titled the Language of the Blues offers good basic guidance not only to the blues but to elementary music theory as wellThe early chapters of the book offer discussions of the origins of the blues near the beginning of the 20th century and of its pioneer recordings He discusses the varieties of the blues that have developed in its now century long history including the classic or vaudeville blues country folk blues swing and jump electric blues Chicago blues and much else through the appropriation of much of the blues sound by British and American rock and roll performersEvans also offers three related chapters giving biographies of many famous blues artists detailed discussions of fifty blues songs chosen for their excellence and representative character and fifty blues CDs These songs and CDs are well chosen and non dogmatically presented They will give the new listener a cross section of the types of music and artists that have formed the blues The lists will form the basis for endless listening and enjoyment and will encourage the new listener to explore the blues further Evans s concluding chapter includes a guide to books magazines and websites devoted to the bluesThis book will appeal both to newcomers to the blues and to those who know and love the music Most importantly Evans shows the reader that the blues are not merely a product of pop culture but rather are a serious influential and passionate American music that will amply repay attention and studyRobin Friedman