The Beatles As Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul / Edition 1

The Beatles As Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul / Edition 1

by Walter Everett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195141059

ISBN-13: 9780195141054

Pub. Date: 11/01/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul is a comprehensive, chronologically-ordered study of every aspect of the group's musical life--composition, performance, recording and reception histories--from its beginnings in 1956 through 1965. Richly authoritative interpretations from every available reliable musical document are interwoven…  See more details below

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The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men through Rubber Soul is a comprehensive, chronologically-ordered study of every aspect of the group's musical life--composition, performance, recording and reception histories--from its beginnings in 1956 through 1965. Richly authoritative interpretations from every available reliable musical document are interwoven through a documentary study of many thousands of audio, video, print, and multimedia sources. The text will enable general readers and musicians as well as educated music theorists to learn new levels of beauty in the music of the Beatles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195141054
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
418,996
Product dimensions:
9.31(w) x 6.25(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Map: Europe2
Map: Britain3
Map: Liverpool4
Map: London6
Map: America8
Map: Asia and Oceania9
Prelude: Thinking of Linking11
1And the Band Begins to Play (1956-1960)19
2Someone to Love, Somebody New (1960-1963)81
Interlude: I Want to Hold Your Hand197
3I'm Not What I Appear to Be (1964)211
4I'm Here to Show Everybody the Light (1965)273
Postlude: The Act You've Known for All These Years (1957-2000)339
AppInstruments Played by the Early-Period Beatles345
Table of Chord Functions357
Glossary of Terms363
Notes367
References413
Index of Names, Songs, Albums, Videos, and Artworks433

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