Music In New Orleans: The Formative Years 1791-1841 By Henry A. Kmen
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Music In New Orleans: The Formative Years 1791-1841 By Henry A. Kmen
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Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1966, First Edition. Lively social history of the development of an extraordinarily fertile musical environment; includes accounts of the development of brass bands, antebellum funeral parades, street singers and the New Orleanian obsession with dancing across all social castes; with a particular focus on the development of opera in New Orleans, which at a time when its population was under 40,000, boasted three opera companies. In purple cloth, spine is leaning slightly, spine ends compressed, else near fine, in a very good+ dust jacket, price clipped, panels are lightly edge creased with several short close tears, spine ends are nicked and creased with small triangular loss at the top edge of the rear panel. J1624

Music In New Orleans: The Formative Years 1791-1841 By Henry A. Kmen
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Music In New Orleans: The Formative Years 1791-1841 By Henry A. Kmen
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Music In New Orleans: The Formative Years 1791-1841 By Henry A. Kmen
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Music In New Orleans: The Formative Years 1791-1841 By Henry A. Kmen
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