The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

Featuring over 100 readings from a wide range of sources and writers, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader, Third Edition, provides a rich and engaging introduction to the development of American popular music and the important social and cultural issues raised by its study. The third edition brings together a vast array of selections from sources that include mainstream and specialized magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, interviews, and autobiographies of musicians and other music industry insiders, plus ten new readings on timely topics such as: * The emerging influence of digital technology like autotune and filesharing on popular music * The integration of popular music and reality TV through shows like American Idol * Lady Gaga's meteoric rise to fame and its inextricable link to new media * A retrospective look at and reevaluation of Michael Jackson's long career * The global impact of legendary artist Bob Marley and reggae Visit the companion website at www.oup.com/us/brackett for additional study resources.

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Genre : Music
Author : David Brackett
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2013
Total Pages : 587 Pages
ISBN : 0199811709


The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

Featuring more than 100 readings from a wide range of sources and writers, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader has established itself as the #1 reader on the market for popular music studies. It provides a rich and engaging introduction to the development of American popular music and the important social and cultural issues raised by its study. Editor David Brackett brings together a vast array of selections from sources that include mainstream and specialized magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, interviews, and autobiographies of musicians and other music industry insiders.

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Genre : Music
Author : David Brackett
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2019
Total Pages : 624 Pages
ISBN : 0190843586


The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

Tracing the diverse streams of American popular music from the 1920s to the present, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates addresses such questions as: How did the musicians who made the music explain it? Who listened to popular music and why? What was the major impression madeby it on society at large? Why do some types of popular music still matter today?In this richly textured and chronologically organized anthology, well-known scholar David Brackett brings together more than 100 readings from a diverse range of sources and by writers who have played an integral part in the development of popular music criticism. He includes articles frommainstream and specialized magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers, as well as interviews and autobiographies of musicians and other music industry insiders. Representing a wide variety of time periods, styles, and genres--and including groundbreaking criticism on disco, hip-hop, rap, andtechno--the selections introduce students to important social and cultural issues raised by the study of popular music. Topics covered include the role of race, class conflict, gender roles, regional differences in the reception of popular music, and the relative value of artistry versus commerce.Extensive editorial introductions and headnotes supply context for the selections, provide links between different eras and genres, clarify the issues raised by the documents, and explain their historical significance. An ideal text for courses in popular music history, The Pop, Rock, and SoulReader: Histories and Debates will also be of interest in courses on American music, American studies, media studies, history, and sociology.

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Genre : Music
Author : David Brackett
Publisher : New York : Oxford University Press
Release : 2005
Total Pages : 524 Pages
ISBN : 0195125703


The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

The Pop Rock And Soul Reader

"In this second edition, The Pop, Rock, and Soul Reader: Histories and Debates traces the evolution of diverse streams of American popular music from the 1920s to the present. Scholar David Brackett brings together over 100 readings from a wide range of sources and by writers who have played an integral part in the development of popular music criticism."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre : Popular music
Author : David Brackett
Publisher :
Release : 2011
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : OCLC:1011724436


Pop Rock Soul Reader Bundled W American Popular Music

Pop Rock Soul Reader Bundled W American Popular Music

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Genre : Music
Author : Starr
Publisher :
Release : 2006-05-01
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 0195315782


The Rolling Stone Illustrated History Of Rock Roll

The Rolling Stone Illustrated History Of Rock Roll

Discusses the evolution of rock music from its earliest origins to today's most influential musical styles and performers

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Genre : Music
Author : Anthony ed DeCurtis
Publisher : Random House Incorporated
Release : 1992
Total Pages : 710 Pages
ISBN : 9780679737285


American Popular Music

American Popular Music

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Genre : Popular music
Author : Larry Starr
Publisher :
Release : 2003
Total Pages : 498 Pages
ISBN : 019510854X


Rockin Out

Rockin Out

For courses in Introduction to Rock Music Examine the social and business sides of rock history Rockin' Out: Popular Music In the U.S.A. analyzes the music and business of rock 'n' roll. Covering topics such as the rise of television idols, the proliferation of alternative sounds, and the influence of digital production techniques, this comprehensive, introductory text takes readers from the invention of the phonograph to the promise of the Internet. Joining longtime author Reebee Garafalo for the Sixth Edition, co-author Steve Waksman--professor at Smith College and heavily published rock scholar--has thoroughly revised each chapter to include new research and more current literature. NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook. Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the USA, Sixth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

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Genre : Music
Author : Reebee Garofalo
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2016
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 0134415019


A Guide To Popular Music Reference Books

A Guide To Popular Music Reference Books

Lists bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, directories, discographies, and other references devoted to popular music

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Genre : Music
Author : Gary Haggerty
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 1995
Total Pages : 210 Pages
ISBN : 0313296618


Interpreting Popular Music

Interpreting Popular Music

There is a well-developed vocabulary for discussing classical music, but when it comes to popular music, how do we analyze its effects and its meaning? This text demonstrates how listeners form opinions about popular songs, and how they come to attribute a rich variety of meaning to them.

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Genre : Music
Author : David Brackett
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 1995
Total Pages : 260 Pages
ISBN : 9780520225411