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Interpreting Popular Music

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Contemporary popular music, Theory of music & musicology, Music/Songbooks, History and criticism, Music, Popular music, Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal, Instruction & Study - Theory, Music / General, General, Analysis, appreci
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ISBN 100520225414
ISBN 139780520225411

Interpreting Popular Music book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There is a well-developed vocabulary for discussing class /5. Shuker's book is an important contribution to popular music studies, and a useful summary of the main arguments about its production, reception and interpretation It is one of the few recent books on the subject that can be recommended without qualification.

praise for the first edition) – Popular Music Reviews: 3. Exploring several genres of popular music through recordings made by Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Hank Williams, James Brown, and Elvis Costello, Brackett develops a set of tools for looking at both the formal and cultural dimensions of popular music of all kinds.

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Reflecting the continued proliferation of popular music studies, the new music industry in a digital age, and the emergence of new stars, this new edition has been reorganized and extensively updated throughout, making for a more coherent and sequenced coverage of the by:   As a whole, the book offers any reggae fan a deeper understanding of the cultural, social and political relevance of this classic music.

Love Is. Rigorously researched and absorbingly narrated, the book traces the origins of humanity’s understanding of this correlation, dating as far back as the philosophical debates of Ancient Greece, and challenges the scientific community’s longstanding assumption that music and language evolved independently of one another.

Interpreting Music is a comprehensive essay on understanding musical meaning and performing music meaningfully―“interpreting music” in both senses of the term. Synthesizing and advancing two decades of highly influential work, Lawrence Kramer fundamentally rethinks the concepts of work, score, performance, performativity, interpretation, and meaning―even the very concept of music―while /5(3).

The Popular Music Studies Reader maps the changing nature of popular music over the last decade and considers how popular music studies has expanded and developed to deal with these changes. A wide range of international contributors featuring some of the biggest names in popular music and cultural studies including Philip Auslander, Paul Gilroy and Kodwo Eshun and discuss: * the increasing 4/5(1).

Understanding Popular Music is a comprehensive introduction to the history and meaning of popular music. It begins with a critical assessment of the different ways in which popular music has been studied and the difficulties and debates which surround the analysis of popular culture and popular by:   Exploring several genres of popular music through recordings made by Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Hank Williams, James Brown, and Elvis Costello, Brackett develops a set of tools for looking at both the formal and cultural dimensions of popular music of all kinds/5(2).

About the Book. Interpreting Music is a comprehensive essay on understanding musical meaning and performing music meaningfully—“interpreting music” in both senses of the term.

Synthesizing and advancing two decades of highly influential work, Lawrence Kramer fundamentally rethinks the concepts of work, score, performance, performativity, interpretation, and meaning—even.

Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Popular Song - Allan F. Moore - Google Books The musicological study of popular music has developed. 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.

David Brackett draws from the disciplines of cultural studies and music theory to demonstrate how listeners form opinions about popular songs, and how they come to attribute a rich variety of meanings to them.

Understanding Popular Music Culture is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the history and meaning of popular music.

It begins with a critical assessment of the different ways in which popular music has been studied and the difficulties and debates which surround the analysis of popular culture and popular g on the recent work of music scholars and the popular music. Books shelved as music-analysis: Analyzing Popular Music by Allan F.

Moore, One Stone to the Building: Henriette Reni 's Life Through Her Works for Harp. Howard Goodall is an award-winning composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores.

He is the author of The Story of Music (Chatto), which you can buy at the Guardian bookshop. Howard Author: Howard Goodall. Interpreting Music is a comprehensive essay on understanding musical meaning and performing music meaningfully--interpreting music in both senses of the term.

Synthesizing and advancing two decades of highly influential work, Lawrence Kramer fundamentally rethinks the concepts of work, score, performance, performativity, interpretation, and meaning--even the very concept/5(10).

7 Essentials of Artistic Interpretation The following is a snapshot of the 7 Essentials of Artistic Interpretation presented on pages of The Musician’s Way.

These essentials are meant as benchmarks for you to use to develop your interpretive abilities. Understanding Popular Music Culture book.

Understanding Popular Music Culture. DOI link for Understanding Popular Music Culture. Understanding Popular Music Culture book. By Roy Shuker. Edition 3rd Edition. First Published eBook Published 12 November Pub.

location London. Imprint by:   Existing books on the analysis of popular music focus on theory and methodology, and normally discuss parts of songs briefly as examples.

The impression often given is that songs are being chosen simply to illuminate and exemplify a theoretical position. In this book the obverse is true: songs take centre stage and are given : Ralf von Appen.

Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life to their study of social by: It self-consciously avoids a general theory of popular music scholarship, but rather makes the case that a wide variety of individual approaches, best tailored to 1) the music involved, and 2) the relative, changing stance of the interpreter to the kind of music at /5.

"With this book, David Brackett takes his place among the handful of musicologists who are leading the development of a critical musicology for popular music. In clear prose, through a thoughtful, engaging authorial voice, Brackett offers six essays that are unified by his desire to create and refine ways of talking about how popular music works.

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© James both of which are subject to interpretation and change. "Improvisation," at least the standard type of improvisation in Jazz and popular music, means creating melodic ideas over File Size: 1MB. Listen to your favorite songs online from your web browser. Stream music now using our webplayer.

Amazon Music Unlimited webplayer gives you the ability to stream music from any computer anywhere. These books about music will help you to develop your artistry and create career success by understanding changes in music, society, and technology. he studied cognitive science and music industry.

Inhe co-founded FindMySong, a popular online music collaboration platform. His work has been published by Elite Daily and Hypebot.

Understanding Popular Music is an introductory textbook for students which explores the history and meaning of rock and popular music. Roy Shuker's study encompasses every aspect of popular music, from the history of the record industry to the concept of the.

Understanding Music: Past and Present is an open Music Appreciation textbook co-authored by music faculty across Georgia. The text covers the fundamentals of music and the physics of sound, an exploration of music from the Middle Ages to the present day, and a final chapter on popular music in the United States/5(11).

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This extensively revised new edition of Understanding Popular Music Culture provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the production, distribution, consumption and meaning of popular music and the difficulties and debates that surround the analysis of popular culture and popular music.

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