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Popular music, easy listening books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Popular music, easy listening category. Presented with a red border are the Popular music, easy listening books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense by Marisol Berrios-Miranda, Shannon Dudley, Michelle Habell-Pallan American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense
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Evoking the pleasures of music as well as food, the word sabor signifies a rich essence that makes our mouths water or makes our bodies want to move. American Sabor traces the substantial musical contributions of Latinas and Latinos in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2018

American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense by Marisol Berrios-Miranda, Shannon Dudley, Michelle Habell-Pallan American Sabor Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense
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Evoking the pleasures of music as well as food, the word sabor signifies a rich essence that makes our mouths water or makes our bodies want to move. American Sabor traces the substantial musical contributions of Latinas and Latinos in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

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: 09/11/2017

Popular World Music by Andrew (Kent State University, USA) Shahriari Popular World Music
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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: 29/09/2017

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: 28/09/2017

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 (Kent State University, USA) Shahriari Popular World Music
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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: 15/08/2017

Music/Video Histories, Aesthetics, Media by Gina (Evergreen State College, USA) Arnold Music/Video Histories, Aesthetics, Media
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This book is a lively, comprehensive and timely reader on the music video, capitalising on cross-disciplinary research expertise, which represents a substantial academic engagement with the music video, a mediated form and practice that still remains relatively under-explored in a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

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The American Song Book The Tin Pan Alley Era by Philip (Professor of Creative Writing, University of North Carolina Wilmington) Furia, Laurie J. (Assistant Professo Patterson The American Song Book The Tin Pan Alley Era
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The American Song Book, Volume I: The Tin Pan Alley Era is the first of a planned five-volume series of books that will reprint the sheet-music (including covers) of songs by Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, and other great songwriters from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2018

The Pop Palimpsest Intertextuality in Recorded Popular Music by Lori Burns, Serge Lacasse The Pop Palimpsest Intertextuality in Recorded Popular Music
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Within popular music there are entire genres, styles, techniques, and practices that rely heavily on musical intertextuality and references between music of different styles and genres. This interdisciplinary collection of essays covers a wide range of musical styles and artists...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

The B Side The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song by Ben Yagoda The B Side The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Some Other Note The Lost Songs of English Renaissance Comedy by Ross W. (Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music, Case Western Reserve University) Duffin Some Other Note The Lost Songs of English Renaissance Comedy
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Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2018

Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond by GJ (Monash University, Australia) Breyley, Sasan (University of Tehran, Iran) Fatemi Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond
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The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning `to make happy.' Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2018

Dawn of the DAW The Studio as Musical Instrument by Adam G. (Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Calgary) Bell Dawn of the DAW The Studio as Musical Instrument
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Dawn of the DAW examines DIY recording studio practices past and present, with a focus on the concept of the studio as musical instrument the evolving role of the producer, and the implications of these practices for the field of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2018

Dawn of the DAW The Studio as Musical Instrument by Adam G. (Assistant Professor of Music Education, University of Calgary) Bell Dawn of the DAW The Studio as Musical Instrument
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Dawn of the DAW examines DIY recording studio practices past and present, with a focus on the concept of the studio as musical instrument the evolving role of the producer, and the implications of these practices for the field of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2018

100 Best Selling Albums of the 70s by Hamish Champ 100 Best Selling Albums of the 70s


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

100 Best Selling Albums of the 80s by Peter Dodd, Justin Cawthorne, Chris Barrett, Dan Auty 100 Best Selling Albums of the 80s
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Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

100 Best Selling Albums of the 90s by Peter Dodd, Justin Cawthorne, Chris Barrett, Dan Auty 100 Best Selling Albums of the 90s
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Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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

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

Audible States Socialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania by Nicholas Tochka Audible States Socialist Politics and Popular Music in Albania

During the heyday of Cold War cultural politics, state-sponsored performances of classical and popular music were central to the diplomatic agendas of the United States and the Soviet Union, while states on the periphery of the conflict often used state-funded...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

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

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