Rock Music Styles Book

Rock Music Styles


  • Author : Katherine Charlton
  • Publisher : WCB/McGraw-Hill
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Rock music
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015022300530

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Rock Music Styles blends musical commentary into an historical framework as it traces the styles of Rock music from its roots in country and blues to the most contemporary trends.

Rock Music Styles Book

Rock Music Styles


  • Author : Katherine Charlton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Rock music
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 125992257X

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Rock Music Styles Book

Rock Music Styles


  • Author : Katherine Charlton
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105123267234

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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.

Rock Music Styles Book

Rock Music Styles


  • Author : Katherine Charlton
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 365
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105111900465

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Rock music styles: a history.

Popular Music Genres Book

Popular Music Genres


  • Author : Stuart Borthwick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-15
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136733802

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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.

Rock Music Styles Book

Rock Music Styles


  • Author : Katherine Charlton
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2010-04-23
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 0078025079

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Rock Music Styles: A History blends musical commentary into an historical and social framework as it traces the development of rock music from its roots in the blues, country, gospel, and other pre-rock music through the decades to the most contemporary styles of rock music. The book features a series of detailed listening guides that explore examples of the genre in significant musical detail, enabling students to connect the popular music of yesterday with that of today.

Looseleaf for Rock Music Styles Book

Looseleaf for Rock Music Styles


  • Author : Katherine Charlton
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2019-01-23
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 1260690547

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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.

Rock  The Primary Text Book

Rock The Primary Text


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

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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.

The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock Book
Score: 3
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The Cambridge Companion to Pop and Rock


  • Author : Simon ;Straw Frith (Will)
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-08-16
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : 0521556600

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

Major Labels Book
Score: 4
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Major Labels


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

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One of Oprah Daily's 20 Favorite Books of 2021 • Selected as one of Pitchfork's Best Music Books of the Year “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.

What to Listen for in Rock Book

What to Listen for in Rock


  • Author : Ken Stephenson
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 253
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300128239

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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.

Pop Rock Music Book

Pop Rock Music


  • Author : Motti Regev
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-07-10
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745670904

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Pop music and rock music are often treated as separate genres but the distinction has always been blurred. Motti Regev argues that pop-rock is best understood as a single musical form defined by the use of electric and electronic instruments, amplification and related techniques. The history of pop-rock extends from the emergence of rock'n'roll in the 1950s to a variety of contemporary fashions and trends – rock, punk, soul, funk, techno, hip hop, indie, metal, pop and many more. This book offers a highly original account of the emergence of pop-rock music as a global phenomenon in which Anglo-American and many other national and ethnic variants interact in complex ways. Pop-rock is analysed as a prime instance of 'aesthetic cosmopolitanism' – that is, the gradual formation, in late modernity, of world culture as a single interconnected entity in which different social groupings around the world increasingly share common ground in their aesthetic perceptions, expressive forms and cultural practices. Drawing on a wide array of examples, this path-breaking book will be of great interest to students and scholars in cultural sociology, media and cultural studies as well as the study of popular music.

Just Around Midnight Book

Just Around Midnight


  • Author : Jack Hamilton
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-26
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674416598

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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.

Rock Music Book
Score: 5
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Rock Music


  • Author : Peter Wicke
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1990-05-25
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 0521399149

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A stimulating and penetrating study of rock music, from rock 'n' roll to the present day.

Mapeh in Action Iv  2008 Ed  Book
Score: 3
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Mapeh in Action Iv 2008 Ed


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Rex Bookstore, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2022-09-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9712350142

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