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Author Jacobson, Marion S.

Title Squeeze This! : a Cultural History of the Accordion in America / Marion Jacobson.

Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Folklore studies in a multicultural world
Folklore studies in a multicultural world.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Advent of the piano accordion -- Squeezebox Bach : the classical accordion -- Squeezebox rock : rise and fall of the accordion in American popular culture -- Crossover accordionists : Frank Yankovic, Viola Turpeinen, and John Brugnoli -- New main squeeze : repositioning the accordion in the music industry -- Out of the closet : reimagining the accordion in American popular culture.
Summary Squeeze This! is the first history of the piano accordion and the first book-length study of the accordion as a uniquely American musical and cultural phenomenon.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Accordion -- United States -- History.
Accordionists -- United States.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0252036751 (electronic bk.)
9780252036750 (electronic bk.)
9781283993487 (electronic bk.)
1283993481 (electronic bk.)
9780252093852 (electronic bk.)
0252093852 (electronic bk.)