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Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American MusicspheresPart of a depression era neo Victorian revival spurred on by insecurities of economic and social change Parts No Waiting A Social PDFEPUB or Contemporary barbershop singing turns this nostalgic vision into lived experience Arguing that the old songs function as repositories of idealized social memory Averill reveals ideologies of gender race and class This engagingly written often funny book critiues the nostalgic myths especially racial myths that have surrounded the barbershop revival but also celebrates the civic minded participatory spirit of barbershop harmony The contents of the CD have been replaced by a companion website with helpful links resources and audio examples

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  • Jon Frum

    Reader ê Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American Musicspheres Hardcover Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American MusicspheresI gave it three stars for 'I liked it' which is no put down My interest is in popular music rather than barbershop in particular but I came away from the book with plenty of interesting nuggets I would have liked musical discussion but it does say 'social history' so I can't complain on that score Apparently there's been a good deal said about the African American contribution to barbershop singing and that matter is discussed a good deal here I have to say that I wasn't always impressed with the evidence The author shows


  • Dan Smyth

    Reader ê Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American Musicspheres Hardcover Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American MusicspheresGreat read Need to read it again


  • Brian Saul

    Reader ê Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American Musicspheres Hardcover Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American MusicspheresI'll need to come back to write a complete review on this book which I found engrossing Actually I'd like to re read it now that I've had a little experience myself in a barbershop chorus and at the International Barbershop Harmony Convention held in AnaheimCA this past Fourth of July week 2009 I'm still trying to get my head around the distinction between barbershop harmony and the various other types of a cappella singing such as doo wop But it's the SOCIAL history that made this book so fascinating Few probably realize the movement was based on black African spontaneousunstudied harmonizing The four guys with razors shaving mugs and foam or the tipplers at the bar fit only marginally into this picture at all More laterBook jacket blurbFour Parts No Waiting investigates the role that vernacular barbershop style close harmony has played in American musical history in American life and in the American imagination Starti


  • Kathie

    Reader ê Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American Musicspheres Hardcover Four Parts No Waiting A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony American MusicspheresIt was exciting to find a book on the history of barbershop uartet singing and Averill's books certainly covers the history It also goes deeply into the music theory that makes the genre different from others While I did enjoy learning about how the music came to be part of Americana I was a l