Download or read book Ethnic Music on Records written by Richard K. Spottswood and published by University of Illinois Press. This book was released on 1990 with total page 514 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This impressive compilation offers a nearly complete listing of sound recordings made by American minority artists prior to mid-1942. Organized by national group or language, the seven-volume set cites primary and secondary titles, composers, participating artists, instrumentation, date and place of recording, master and release numbers, and reissues in all formats. Because of its clear arrangements and indexes, it will be a unique and valuable tool for music and ethnic historians, folklorists, and others.