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Encyclopedia of the Blues

by Edward Komara

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

2 Volume Set

The Physical Object
Number of Pages1440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7496252M
ISBN 100415926998
ISBN 109780415926997

Paul Hereford Oliver MBE (25 May – 15 August ) was an English architectural historian and writer on the blues and other forms of African-American music. He was equally distinguished in both fields, although it is likely that aficionados of one of his specialties were not aware of his expertise in the other. He wrote some of the first scholarly studies of blues music, and his Born: Paul Hereford Oliver, 25 May , . This page is currently inactive and is retained for historical reference. Either the page is no longer relevant or consensus on its purpose has become unclear. To revive discussion, seek broader input via a forum such as the village pump. For more info please see Wikipedia:Village pump (technical)/Archive #Suppress rendering of Template:Wikipedia books.

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  Encyclopedia of the Blues by Edward Komara, Octo , Routledge edition, in English. The Blues A type of African-American musical art that was first developed in the Mississippi Delta region at the end of the nineteenth century, the blues, like many musical expressions, is difficult to define. Some people think of the blues as an emotion; others regard it primarily as a musical genre characterized by a special blues scale containing twelve bars and three chords in a .


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While other books have collected biographies of blues performers, none have taken a scholarly approach. A to Z in format, this Encyclopedia covers not only the performers, but also musical styles, regions, record labels and cultural aspects of the blues.

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