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Music of the Alamo

Music of the Alamo (Hardback)

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Book & CD. Interpreting the famous siege and battle that has inspired art for more than 170 years, this unique resource traces the musical history of the Alamo and offers the only complete discography and list of songs about the legendary battle. Chapters cover the many and varied musical interpretations of the Alamo and its heroes, illuminating various periods of American musical history throughout. From 19th-century folk ballads, minstrel show tunes, and orchestral marches, to recent pop chart hits, children's songs, theatrical productions, and big-screen film scores, all are gathered in this complete compendium, helping to remember the Alamo. Also included is a 30-minute audio CD of music representative of the Alamo.

History & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the AmericasMusic & DanceDanceMusic reviews & criticismMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresBrass band, military music & marchesMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" music Publisher: Bright Sky Press Publication Date: 01/03/2009 ISBN-13: 9781933979311  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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William R. Chemerka is the founder of the Alamo Society, the editor of The Alamo Journal, and the author of Alamo Anthology. He has appeared on the History Channel as an on-camera consultant in a number of productions including The Real West: The Battle of the Alamo, and Wild West Tech: The Alamo. Allen J. Wiener is the author of The Beatles: The Ultimate Recording Guide.

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