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By Thomas P. Walsh

ISBN-10: 0810886081

ISBN-13: 9780810886087

In this leading edge source consultant, Thomas P. Walsh has compiled a different number of a few 1,400 released and unpublished American musical compositions concerning indirectly to the Philippines in the course of the American colonial period within the nation from 1898 to 1946. In getting ready the consultant, Walsh surveyed a big selection of resources: released songs indexed in WorldCat, the net catalogs of sheet tune collections of collage libraries and significant private and non-private study libraries, bibliographic compilations of well known track, the periodical literature on song and pop culture, released collections of “soldier songs,” and sheet track indexed on the market on advertisement public sale web content. moreover, for the 1st time within the education of a learn bibliography, the advisor additionally identifies, from tune registrations within the US Copyright Office’s Catalog of Copyright Entries (CCE), forty eight years of musical compositions with regards to the Philippines. In systematically dealing with the CCE, yr by means of 12 months, Walsh came across 1000s of unpublished songs written through usual americans expressing their diversified perspectives approximately historic occasions and their own studies in relation to America’s far away colony in Southeast Asia.

Of the 1,400 chronologically-listed songs incorporated within the advisor, so much could be new fabrics for students and scholars alike to check. Songs like “Ma Little Cebu Maid,” “My personal Manila Sue,” “My Fillipino Belle,” “Down at the Philippine Isles,” “Beside the Pasig River,” “My Philippino Pearl,” and “I desire a Filipino guy” have been all released and greatly promoted through Tin Pan Alley and have been played on degree and listened to at domestic on files and piano rolls throughout the US. The lyrics usually illustrate renowned American attitudes, from shrilly patriotic numbers concerning the conflict of Manila Bay and, later, the autumn of Bataan and Corregidor to wistful, romantic, or even captivating memories of satisfied days spent in “old” Manila to racially charged items rife with deprecating stereotypes of Filipinos. This consultant reprints a few those hard-to-find music lyrics, making them on hand to readers for the 1st time in over a century. as well as together with the lyrics to some of the songs, the consultant additionally offers copyright registration numbers and dates of registration for lots of of the printed and unpublished songs. additionally supplied are a few seven hundred “notes” on specific songs and over 750 hyperlinks that offer direct entry to bibliographic documents or maybe electronic copies of the sheet tune in libraries and collections.

Exhaustive in its scope, Tin Pan Alley and the Philippines is a useful examine source for students and scholars of yankee historical past, Pacific stories, pop culture, and ethnomusicology.

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