- Sheet music as an expression of American popular art -- Early publishers and lithographers -- Patriotic and politcal music -- Transportation, sports, and recreation -- "Event" music sheets of the nineteenth century -- "Home, sweet home," "Old" songs, and "Mother" -- Social issues : temperance songs and women's rights -- Minstrel music -- Songs of Stephen Foster -- Ragtime and Scott Joplin -- Tin Pan Alley -- Recording and the big bands -- The stars and songs of radio -- Songs of the American musical theater -- Movie music of the twenties, thirties, and forties -- Whatever happened to the sheet music business? -- Specialized collecting -- Care and repair of old sheet music -- Collecting sheet music as a hobby.
- 0801555000 and 9780801555008
- Includes index. and Description based on surrogate.
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