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What's That Sound? An Introduction to Rock and Its History

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ISBN-10: 0393912043

ISBN-13: 9780393912043

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: John Covach, Andrew Flory

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The number 1 text in the market, What’s That Sound? treats rock as music first and foremost. New co-author Andy Flory has built on the classic strengths of the book to deliver this Third Edition, which includes revamped in-text listening guides, a four-color design, a new introductory chapter, updated material on music in the twenty-first century, and new and revised in-text features designed to help students become better listeners.
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Book details

List price: $89.50
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

John Covach (Professor of Music, University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music) received his Bachelor of Music (1983), Master of Music (1985), and PhD (1990) in music theory from the University of Michigan. He was also a Fulbright student in Vienna, Austria, in 1987-88. The recipient of several teaching awards and citations, Professor Covach teaches theory and analysis as well as courses in popular music. Since 1993, he has taught large lecture courses on rock at University of North Texas, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and University of Rochester, and has lectured across North America and Europe. He is coeditor of Understanding Rock (Oxford 1997), American Rock and the…    

Andy Flory (Carleton College), a Motown expert, assisted John Covach at UNC Chapel Hill in teaching one of the largest rock history courses in the world. Flory has witnessed the textbook's development--from conception through two published editions--and he has taught rock history to several hundred students in large lecture halls, online sections, and small sections at Carleton. He brings to this edition close consultation with Covach, classroom experience, emerging professional credentials, and youthful vigor.