Rock Music Styles

Rock Music Styles

Rock Music Styles

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Genre : Rock music
Author : Katherine Charlton
Publisher : WCB/McGraw-Hill
Release : 1994
Total Pages : 324 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105008689361


Popular Music Genres

Popular Music Genres

An accessible introduction to the study of popular music, this book takes a schematic approach to a range of popular music genres, and examines them in terms of their antecedents, histories, visual aesthetics, and sociopolitical contexts. Within this interdisciplinary and genre-based focus, readers will gain insights into the relationships between popular music, cultural history, economics, politics, iconography, production techniques, technology, marketing, and musical structure.

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Genre : Music
Author : Stuart Borthwick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-04-15
Total Pages : 246 Pages
ISBN : 9781136733802


Rock Music Styles

Rock Music Styles

Rock Music Styles blends musical commentary into an historical and social framework as it traces the development of rock music from its roots in country and blues to the most contemporary trends. Through well-chosen song examples and easy-to-read listening guides, students will experience firsthand the defining characteristics of rock styles and develop the ability to make connections between the popular music of yesterday and today.

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Genre : Music
Author : Katherine Charlton
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 348 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123267234


The Cambridge Companion To Pop And Rock

The Cambridge Companion To Pop And Rock

Maps the world of pop and rock: its history, its stars and its controversies.

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Genre : Music
Author : Simon ;Straw Frith (Will)
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2001-08-16
Total Pages : 303 Pages
ISBN : 0521556600


The Emergence Of Rock And Roll

The Emergence Of Rock And Roll

Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention. The music intertwined with the social, political, and economic changes reshaping America and contributed to the rise of the youth culture that remains a potent cultural force today. A comprehensive understanding of post-World War II U.S. history would be incomplete without a basic knowledge of this cultural phenomenon and its widespread impact. In this short book, bolstered by primary source documents, Mitchell K. Hall explores the change in musical style represented by rock and roll, changes in technology and business practices, regional and racial implications of this new music, and the global influences of the music. The Emergence of Rock and Roll explains the huge influence that one cultural moment can have in the history of a nation.

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Genre : Music
Author : Mitchell K. Hall
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-05-09
Total Pages : 236 Pages
ISBN : 9781135053574


Major Labels

Major Labels

"One of the best books of its kind in decades." —The Wall Street Journal An epic achievement and a huge delight, the entire history of popular music over the past fifty years refracted through the big genres that have defined and dominated it: rock, R&B, country, punk, hip-hop, dance music, and pop Kelefa Sanneh, one of the essential voices of our time on music and culture, has made a deep study of how popular music unites and divides us, charting the way genres become communities. In Major Labels, Sanneh distills a career’s worth of knowledge about music and musicians into a brilliant and omnivorous reckoning with popular music—as an art form (actually, a bunch of art forms), as a cultural and economic force, and as a tool that we use to build our identities. He explains the history of slow jams, the genius of Shania Twain, and why rappers are always getting in trouble. Sanneh shows how these genres have been defined by the tension between mainstream and outsider, between authenticity and phoniness, between good and bad, right and wrong. Throughout, race is a powerful touchstone: just as there have always been Black audiences and white audiences, with more or less overlap depending on the moment, there has been Black music and white music, constantly mixing and separating. Sanneh debunks cherished myths, reappraises beloved heroes, and upends familiar ideas of musical greatness, arguing that sometimes, the best popular music isn’t transcendent. Songs express our grudges as well as our hopes, and they are motivated by greed as well as idealism; music is a powerful tool for human connection, but also for human antagonism. This is a book about the music everyone loves, the music everyone hates, and the decades-long argument over which is which. The opposite of a modest proposal, Major Labels pays in full.

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Genre : Music
Author : Kelefa Sanneh
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-10-05
Total Pages : 496 Pages
ISBN : 9780525559603


Rock The Primary Text

Rock The Primary Text

This thoroughly revised second edition of Allan Moore's ground-breaking book features new sections on melody, Britpop, authenticity, intertextuality, and an extended discussion of texture. Rock's 'primary text' - its sounds - is the focus of attention here. Allan Moore argues for the development of a musicology particular to rock within the context of the background to the genres, the beat and rhythm and blues styles of the early 1960s, 'progressive' rock and subsequent styles. He also explores the fundamental issue of rock as a medium for self-expression, and the relationship of this to changing musical styles. Rock: The Primary Text remains innovative in its exploration of an aesthetics of rock.

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Genre : Music
Author : Allan F. Moore
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-10-03
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781351218726


Looseleaf For Rock Music Styles

Looseleaf For Rock Music Styles

Rock Music Styles: A History, takes students on a musical journey through the development of rock music from its origins to its most contemporary styles. Charlton uses in-depth summaries and descriptions paired with a historical background to help immerse students in different musical genres. Learning from featured performers throughout the text and exploring important songs in new and revised Listening guides, students will be able to draw connections between musical developments throughout the decades. The eighth edition of Rock Music Styles: A History provides students a deeper understanding and appreciation of rock music styles in the 20th century and beyond.

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Genre : Music
Author : Katherine Charlton
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release : 2019-01-23
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 1260690547


Just Around Midnight

Just Around Midnight

When Jimi Hendrix died, the idea of a black man playing lead guitar in a rock band seemed exotic. Yet ten years earlier, Chuck Berry had stood among the most influential rock and roll performers. Why did rock and roll become white? Jack Hamilton challenges the racial categories that distort standard histories of rock music and the 60s revolution.

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Genre : History
Author : Jack Hamilton
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2016-09-26
Total Pages : 340 Pages
ISBN : 9780674416598


What To Listen For In Rock

What To Listen For In Rock

In this concise and engaging analysis of rock music, music theorist Ken Stephenson explores the features that make this internationally popular music distinct from earlier music styles. The author offers a guided tour of rock music from the 1950s to the present, emphasizing the theoretical underpinnings of the style and, for the first time, systematically focusing not on rock music's history or sociology, but on the structural aspects of the music itself. What structures normally happen in rock music? What theoretical systems or models might best explain them? The book addresses these questions and more in chapters devoted to phrase rhythm, scales, key determination, cadences, harmonic palette and succession, and form. Each chapter provides richly detailed analyses of individual rock pieces from groups including Chicago; the Beatles; Emerson, Lake, and Palmer; Kansas; and others. Stephenson shows how rock music is stylistically unique, and he demonstrates how the features that make it distinct have tended to remain constant throughout the past half-century and within most substyles. For music students at the college level and for practicing rock musicians who desire a deeper understanding of their music, this book is an essential resource.

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Genre : Music
Author : Ken Stephenson
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2002-01-01
Total Pages : 253 Pages
ISBN : 9780300128239