The accordion in the Americas : klezmer, polka, tango, zydeco, and more! / edited by Helena Simonett

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Subjects: Accordion--United States--History
Accordionists--United States
Accordion music--Social aspects--United States
Immigrants--United States--Music--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 2012
Series: Music in American life
Music in American life
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 330 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Authors: Editor : Simonett, Helena
Notes: LCCN: 2012008976
ISBN: 9780252037207 (cloth)
ISBN: 0252037200 (cloth)
ISBN: 9780252078712 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0252078713 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: From old world to new shores / Helena Simonett -- Accordion jokes : a folklorist's view / Richard March -- From chanky-chank to Yankee chanks : the Cajun accordion as identity symbol / Mark F. DeWitt -- Garde ici et garde lá-bas : Creole accordion in Louisiana / Jared Snyder -- "Tejano and proud" : the accordion traditions of South Texas and the border region / Cathy Ragland -- Preserving territory : the changing language of the accordion in Tohono O'odham waila music / Janet L. Sturman -- Accordions and working-class culture along Lake Superior's South Shore / James P. Leary -- Play me a tarantella, a polka, or jazz : Italian Americans and the currency of piano accordion music / Christine F. Zinni -- The klezmer accordion : an outsider among outsiders / Joshua Horowitz -- Beyond Vallenato : the accordion traditions in Colombia / Egberto Bermúdez -- "A hellish instrument" : the story of the tango bandoneón / Mara Susana Azzi -- No ma' se oye el fuinfuán : the noisy accordion in the Dominican Republic / Sydney Hutchinson -- Between the folds of Luiz Gonzaga's sanfona : forré music in Brazil / Megwen Loveless -- The accordion in new scores : paradigms of authorship and identity in William Schimmel's musical "realities" / Marion Jacobson
OCLC Number: 779740384
ISBN/ISSN: 9780252037207