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Defining Moments in Music: The Greatest Artists, Albums, Songs, Performances and Events that Rocked the Music World
     

Defining Moments in Music: The Greatest Artists, Albums, Songs, Performances and Events that Rocked the Music World

by Sean Egan (Editor)
 

From breakthroughs in recording technology to a song’s political repercussions, this electrifying collection will have music fans debating for years. Edited by Sean Egan, a writer for such major magazines as Billboard and Goldmine, this decade-by-decade review covers events, people, performances, and every imaginable genre: classical, opera,

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From breakthroughs in recording technology to a song’s political repercussions, this electrifying collection will have music fans debating for years. Edited by Sean Egan, a writer for such major magazines as Billboard and Goldmine, this decade-by-decade review covers events, people, performances, and every imaginable genre: classical, opera, country, folk, rock, spirituals, blues, jazz, and stage musicals. A superb selection of critics weighs in on key albums, singles, and songs, along with biographies and commentary on the impact of major artists. Celebrate the riots that greeted the first performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, the spectacular explosion of punk, the creation of the moog synthesizer, the untimely death of icons, and the first breakdance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844036066
Publisher:
Cassell Illustrated
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Orion Defining Moments Series
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.90(d)

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