Popular Music

Popular Music

The Key Concepts

eBook - 2005
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Taylor & Francis Publishing

Presenting a comprehensive A-Z glossary of the main terms and concepts used in the study of popular music, this fully updated second edition covers key new developments in the area, such as the impact of the Internet and Reality TV.

Key definitions include:

* important musical genres, from bhangra to punk rock

* musical subcultures, from hippies to Goths

* methodologies, from Marxism to postmodernism

* musicological terms, from sound to harmony

* musical phenomena, from girl groups to concept albums.

All entries are fully cross-referenced and include suggestions for further reading and listening - making this an invaluable resource for anyone studying or interested in popular music.

Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780203088166
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 324 p.)


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