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Popular Music

The Key Concepts

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Popular Music: The Key Concepts by Roy Shuker
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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.

Author Biography

Roy Shuker is Programme Director in Media Studies, School of English, Film & Theatre, at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is author of Understanding Popular Music.
Release date NZ
August 6th, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
416
Dimensions
138x216x26
ISBN-13
9780415347693
Product ID
1683234

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