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THESE ARE THE WORDS THAT CAME TO ME. NO MATTER HOW THEY GOT HERE, THEY DID THE F***ING JOB. Iggy Pop hasn't left a mark on music; he's left it battered and bruised, too. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010, here for the first time are his selected lyrics, complete with stunning original photographs, illustrations, alongside Iggy and others' reflections on a genre-defining music career that spans five decades. Coinciding with a new album, FREE, this is the ultimate book for every rock and roll fan.
Der Band enthalt Studien zum Musiktheater von der Fruhen Neuzeit bis ins spate 19. Jahrhundert. Im Mittelpunkt stehen Fragen der Poetik und AEsthetik sowie der spezifischen Bedeutungserzeugung im Musiktheater. Als Kombination sprachlicher, musikalischer und szenischer Komponenten erfordert das Musiktheater eigene Methoden der wissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung. Dies wird an konkreten Fallbeispielen (auch aus der historischen Operntheorie) gezeigt. Behandelt werden dabei u.a. Werke von Gluck, Mozart und Wagner, Libretti von Goethe und Hoffmann sowie theoretische Schriften von Martello und Algarotti. Die Studien zeigen, welch herausforderndes Potential das Musiktheater insbesondere fur die literaturwissenschaftliche Forschung bereithalt.
From Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles to Beyonce, Mr. Bradley skillfully breaks down a century of standards and pop songs into their elements to reveal the interaction of craft and art in composition and performance. (The Wall Street Journal) Encompassing a century of recorded music, this pathbreaking book reveals the poetic artistry of popular songs. Pop songs are music first. They also comprise the most widely disseminated poetic expression of our time. Adam Bradley traces the song lyric across musical genres from early twentieth-century Delta blues to mid-century rock 'n' roll to today's hits. George and Ira Gershwin's Fascinating Rhythm. The Rolling Stones' (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Rihanna's Diamonds. These songs are united in their exacting attention to the craft of language and sound. Bradley shows that pop music is a poetry that must be heard more than read, uncovering the rhythms, rhymes, and metaphors expressed in the singing voice. At once a work of musical interpretation, cultural analysis, literary criticism, and personal storytelling, this book illustrates how words and music come together to produce compelling poetry, often where we least expect it.