Roy Shuker is Programme Director in Media Studies, School of English, Film & Theatre, at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is author of Understanding Popular Music.
Popular Music: The Key Conceptsby Roy Shuker
Music Studies: The Key Concepts presents a comprehensive A-Z glossary of the main terms and concepts used in the study of popular music. The book includes definitions of key musical genres, from bhangra to punk rock, of musical subcultures from hippies to Goths, of methodologies from Marxism to postmodernism, of musicological terms from sound to harmony and of musical phenomena from girl groups to concept albums. Each entry includes suggestions for further reading and listening and is cross-referenced with related concepts.
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