Music as Commerce

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Minstrelsy (Links to an external site.) (12:31) | Slides

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“Old Folks at Home” – Paul Robeson (3:21)
1950 Blackface Routine (Links to an external site.) – Vernon & Ryan (4:28)
Clip from A Plantation Act (Links to an external site.) – Al Jolson (watch to 2:45)
“How ‘Dixie’ Became and Endured as an Anthem” (Links to an external site.) – Qureshi/NPR (7:44)
Tin Pan Alley

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“I Dream of Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair” – Douglas Jimerson (1:43)
“After the Ball” – Joan Morris & William Bolcom (4:54)
“My Blue Heaven” – Gene Austin (3:34)
“Maple Leaf Rag” – Joshua Rifkin (3:20)
“Alexander’s Ragtime Band” – Bessie Smith (2:58)

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