Rock and Roll Its History and Stylistic Development

ISBN-10: 0136010687
ISBN-13: 9780136010685
Edition: 6th 2009
List price: $100.40
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Description: This interesting book presents a history of rock and roll from its roots through its current trends. It gives a comprehensive analytical insight into the various musical styles of rock, providing thorough historical detail and discussing the social  More...

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Book details

List price: $100.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

This interesting book presents a history of rock and roll from its roots through its current trends. It gives a comprehensive analytical insight into the various musical styles of rock, providing thorough historical detail and discussing the social context of each style as it developed, from the early 1950s through the 60s, 70s, 80s, and today.Giving comprehensive historical detail and social context, this book places special emphasis on rock as a musical style, dealing with each parameter of music (rhythm, harmony, melody, form, and texture) as it applies to rock music. It covers such topics as the roots of rock, rock and roll as an emerging force, the Fifties, the Sixties, the Beatles, the British Invasion, folk music and folk rock, soul and Motown, San Francisco, jazz and art rock, the Seventies, the Eighties, and recent trends and developments.For anyone interested in a comprehensive book about the history of rock and roll, including those in the music industry, such as disc jockeys, rock music writers, and promoters. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;

Chapter 1: Introduction Why Study Rock? Why This Book? Before We Begin: A Liberal View of Rock History Chapter 2: The Roots of Rock Overview: The Early 1950s Pop Music Musical Close-Up: The Elements of Music Country and Western Musical Close-Up: Instrumentation in Rock and Roll Rhythm and Blues Musical Close-Up: The 12-Bar Blues Chapter 3: The Emergence of Rock and Roll Overview: Crossovers and Covers Bill Haley and the Comets Elvis Presley Three Basic Trends Emerge Musical Close-Up: Rhythm in Early Rock and Roll Chapter 4: Rock and Roll: 1950s Style Overview: Five Style Setters of the 1950s Little Richard Fats Domino Chuck Berry Jerry Lee Lewis Buddy Holly Others in the 1950s The Industry Musical Close-Up: Is Soft Rock Really Rock? Chapter 5: Transition: The Early 1960s Overview: The Fragmentation of the Market The Beginnings of the Folk Music Trend Surfing Music The Dance Craze Musical Close Up: Musical Texture and the Beach Boys Chapter 6: The Beatles

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