US 1964 American Music 5c. Scott. 1252

US 1964 American Music 5c. Scott. 1252

Series: American Music Issue

Stamp details: American Music - Lute, Horn, Laurel, Oak, and Music Score

Issued date: 15-10-1964 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1252
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1234
Michel (Germany): 867
Yvert et Tellier (France): 768

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 40mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Giori Press

Stamp Colors: Red, black and blue
Perforation: Perf 11 x 11

Themes: Music, Musical Instruments

Total print: 126,970,000 (estimate)

Description: The music of the United States reflects the country's pluri-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. It is a mixture of music influenced by the music of the United Kingdom, West Africa, Ireland, Latin America, and mainland Europe, among other places. The country's most internationally renowned genres are traditional pop, jazz, blues, country, bluegrass, rock, rock and roll, R&B, pop, hip hop, soul, funk, gospel, disco, house, techno, ragtime, doo-wop, folk music, americana, boogaloo, tejano, reggaeton, surf, and salsa. American music is heard around the world. Since the beginning of the 20th century, some forms of American popular music have gained a near global audience.