Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music

Over and Over: Exploring Repetition in Popular Music


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501324888
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/22/2018
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Olivier Julien is a lecturer in the history and musicology of popular music at Paris-Sorbonne University, France.

Christophe Levaux is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Liège, Belgium.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations and Contractions
List of Musical Examples, Figures, and Tables
List of Contributors

Antoine Hennion (Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation, France)

Introduction: Play It Again (and Again)
Olivier Julien (Paris-Sorbonne University, France) and Christophe Levaux (University of Liège, Belgium)

Part I: Repetition as an aesthetic disposition
1. When the Music stutters: Notes toward a Symptomatology
Robert Fink (University of California, Los Angeles, Herb Alpert School of Music, USA)
2. Time and Time Again: Repetition and Difference in Repetitive Music
Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo, Norway)
3. Towards an Alternative History of Repetitive Audio Technologies
Christophe Levaux (University of Liège, Belgium)

Part II: Issues of perception
4. Loops, Memories and Meanings
Chris Cutler (Independent Scholar)
5. Machine Possession: Dancing to Repetitive Beats
Hillegonda C. Rietveld (London South Bank University, UK)
6. Repetition and Musical Meaning: Anaphonic Perspective in Connection with the Sonic Experience of Everyday Life
Danick Trottier (L'Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada)

Part III: Repetition as a structuring device
7. From “Sectional Refrains” to Repeated Verses: The Rise of the AABA Form
Olivier Julien (Paris-Sorbonne University, France)
8. Standard Jazz Harmony and the Constraints of Hypermeter: Some Thoughts on Regular and Irregular Repetition
Keith Salley (The Shenandoah Conservatory, USA) and Daniel T. Shanahan (Louisiana State University, USA)
9. A Psychological Perspective on Repetition in Popular Music
Trevor de Clercq (Middle Tennessee State University, USA) and Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis (University of Arkansas, USA)


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