Progressive Rock Reconsidered

Progressive Rock Reconsidered

by Kevin Holm-Hudson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815337159

ISBN-13: 9780815337157

Pub. Date: 11/22/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this book, the glory days of progressive rock are relived in a series of insightful essays about the key bands, songwriters and songs that made prog-rock such an innovative style.

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In this book, the glory days of progressive rock are relived in a series of insightful essays about the key bands, songwriters and songs that made prog-rock such an innovative style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815337157
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/22/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Kevin Holm-Hudson Part I. History and Contents 1. Progressive Rock and the Inversion of Musical Values John J. Sheinbaum 2. The "American Metaphysical Circus" of Joseph Byrd's United States of America Kevin Holm-Hudson Part II. Analytical Perspectives 3. Pink Floyd's "Careful with that Axe, Eugene" (ca. 1968-1969): A Study of Genre, Texture, Medium, and Structure John S. Cotner 4. Progressive Rock as Text: The Lyrics of Roger Waters Deena Weinstein 5. A Promise Deferred: Multiply-Directed Time and Thematic Transformation in Emerson, Lake and Palmer's "Trilogy" Kevin Holm-Hudson 6. King Crimson's Larks' Tongues in Aspic: A Case of Convergent Evolution Gregory Karl 7. Tales of Change within the Sound: Compositional Form, Lyrics and Philosophy in the Music of Yes Jennifer Rycenga 8. Precarious Pleasures: Situating "Close to the Edge" in Conflicting Male Desires Dirk von der Horst 9. "Let Them All Make Their Own Music": Individualism, Rush, and the Progressive Hard Rock Alloy, 1976-1977 Durrell S. Bowman Part III. "Don't Dare Call Us 'Progressive'": "Post-Prog and Other Legacies 10. Somebody is Digging My Bones: King Crimson's "Dinosaur" as (Post)Progressive Historiography Brian Robison 11. How Alternative Turned Progressive: The Strange Case of Math Rock Theo Cateforis Contributing Authors Index

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