Popular Music: The Key Concepts

Popular Music: The Key Concepts

by Roy Shuker
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415284257
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Key Guides
Edition description:
SECOND
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

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.

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