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Popular music, easy listening books

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Made in France Studies in Popular Music by Gerome Guibert Made in France Studies in Popular Music

Made in France: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary French popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Ballad in American Popular Music From Elvis to Beyonce by David (University of British Columbia, Vancouver) Metzer The Ballad in American Popular Music From Elvis to Beyonce
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The first book to explore the ballad's history and emotional appeal, surveying seventy years of the genre in modern America.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Popular World Music by Andrew Shahriari Popular World Music

Popular World Music, Second Edition introduces students to popular music genres and artists from around the world. Andrew Shahriari discusses international music styles familiar to most students-Reggae, Salsa, K-Pop, and more-with a comprehensive listening-oriented introduction to mainstream musical culture. Each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Popular World Music by Andrew Shahriari Popular World Music

Popular World Music, Second Edition introduces students to popular music genres and artists from around the world. Andrew Shahriari discusses international music styles familiar to most students-Reggae, Salsa, K-Pop, and more-with a comprehensive listening-oriented introduction to mainstream musical culture. Each...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Historical Theory and Methods through Popular Music, 1970-2000 Those are the New Saints by Daniel McClure, Daniel Robert McClure Historical Theory and Methods through Popular Music, 1970-2000 Those are the New Saints
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This book examines the post-1960s era of popular music in the Anglo-Black Atlantic through the prism of historical theory and methods. By using a series of case studies, this book mobilizes historical theory and methods to underline different expressions of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries by Fabian (Associate Professor, Roskilde University) Holt The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries
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Popular music plays a significant role in the evolving global dynamics of the Nordic countries and the fascination with the region's natural environments. As the first of its kind, The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries offers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Historical Dictionary of Popular Music by Norman Abjorensen Historical Dictionary of Popular Music

The Historical Dictionary of Popular Music contains a chronology, an introduction, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on major figures across genres, definitions of genres, technical innovations and surveys of countries and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

The Late Voice Time, Age and Experience in Popular Music by Richard Elliott The Late Voice Time, Age and Experience in Popular Music

Popular music artists, as performers in the public eye, offer a privileged site for the witnessing and analysis of ageing and its mediation. The Late Voice undertakes such an analysis by considering issues of time, memory, innocence and experience in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

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Popular Music Theory and Analysis A Research and Information Guide by Thomas Robinson Popular Music Theory and Analysis A Research and Information Guide

Popular Music Theory and Analysis: A Research and Information Guide uncovers the wealth of scholarly works dealing with the theory and analysis of popular music. This annotated bibliography is an exhaustive catalog of music-theoretical and musicological works that is searchable...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2017

Don't Talk, Just Kiss by Marcus Kraft Don't Talk, Just Kiss


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/03/2017

Blaze Monster Machines Little Music Note by PI Kids Blaze Monster Machines Little Music Note


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

National Myth and the First World War in Modern Popular Music by Peter Grant National Myth and the First World War in Modern Popular Music

This book looks at the role of popular music in constructing the myth of the First World War.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2016

The American Songbook Music for the Masses by Ann van der Merwe The American Songbook Music for the Masses

The American Songbook explores key aspects of individual song's popularizations, addressing how and why the tradition of standards was eventually usurped by rock and roll in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as how it has continued to hold historic,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/12/2016

Made in Hungary Studies in Popular Music by Made in Hungary Studies in Popular Music

Made in Hungary: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Hungarian popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of Hungarian music, and covers the major figures,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2016

Perspectives on German Popular Music by Michael Ahlers Perspectives on German Popular Music

In this book, native popular musicologists focus on their own popular music cultures from Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the first time: from subcultural to mainstream phenomena; from the 1950s to contemporary acts. Starting with an introduction and two chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2016

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