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Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Elizabeth Stewart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033087
eISBN:
9781617033094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her ... More


Crossover Accordionists: Viola Turpeinen, John Brugnoli, and Frankie Yankovic

Marion Jacobson

in Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036750
eISBN:
9780252093852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036750.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter resumes the accordion's history at around the year 1963, after the accordion had reached the height of its popularity and America's youth were beginning to embrace new music and new ... More


Conclusion

Marion Jacobson

in Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036750
eISBN:
9780252093852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036750.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This concluding chapter charts the relationships between all the different communities, regions, and phases of the accordion's life discussed so far, exploring common threads and disjunctions ... More


Between the Folds of Luiz Gonzaga’s Sanfona: Forró

Megwen Loveless

in The Accordion in the Americas: Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037207
eISBN:
9780252094323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037207.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the fascinating life story of the Brazilian accordionist Luiz Gonzaga, while examining Brazil's national musical and political context that allowed this extraordinary musician ... More


The Accordion in New Scores: Paradigms of Authorship and Identity in William Schimmel’s Musical “Realities”

Marion S. Jacobson

in The Accordion in the Americas: Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037207
eISBN:
9780252094323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037207.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the work of contemporary composer and accordionist William Schimmel and his experimental use of the piano accordion. Schimmel's somewhat odd choice of instrument—which is not ... More


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