The Creolization of American Culture

William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy

Offers a sophisticated interrogation and reinterpretation of minstrelsy, significantly broadening historical views of black-white musical exchange. Les mer
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Offers a sophisticated interrogation and reinterpretation of minstrelsy, significantly broadening historical views of black-white musical exchange.

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CoverTitle PageCopyright PageContentsPrefaceAcknowledgments1. Recovering the Creole Synthesis2. The Creole Synthesis in the New World3. Long Island and the Lower East Side4. Minstrelsy's Material Culture5. Melody's Polyrhythmic Polysemic Possibilities6. Akimbo CultureConclusion: The Creole Synthesis in American CultureAppendix: Blackface ScholarshipNotesIndex

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Christopher J. Smith is an associate professor and chair of musicology/ethnomusicology and the director of the Vernacular Music Center at the Texas Tech University School of Music. A working musician, he also performs, records, and tours internationally with the medieval music ensemble Altramar and other bands specializing in Irish traditional music and pre-World War II blues and jazz.