The Making of the Old Southern Sound
ISBN10: 0306804956 ISBN13: 9780306804953 Publisher: Perseus Books Published: Sep 1 1992 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
This is a detailed work placing bluegrass music into a historical, as well as musicological, cultural, and imaginative context. Robert Cantwell has taught at Kenyon College, the University of Iowa, Georgetown University, and the University of North Carolina. Bluegrass Breakdown is his first book, and it won the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award and the Ambassador of Honour Book Award.