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Analyzing Popular Music

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ISBN-10: 052177120X

ISBN-13: 9780521771207

Edition: 2003

Authors: Allan F. Moore

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How do we 'know' music? This collection of analytical essays encourages listeners to think about the 'social' consequences of the music they spend time with and is the first collection of essays to incorporate contextualisation in this way.
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Book details

List price: $88.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 284
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Allan F. Moore is Professor of Popular Music and Head of the School of Performing Arts at the University of Surrey. He is author of Rock: The Primary Text and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Blues and Gospel Music. He is also co-editor of the journals Popular Music and Twentieth-Century Music

Acknowledgement
Contributors
Introduction
Popular music analysis: ten apothegms and four instances
From lyric to anti-lyric: analysing the words in pop songs
The sound is 'out there': score, sound design and exoticism in The X-
Feel the beat come down: house music as rhetoric
The determining role of performance in the articulation of meaning: the case of 'Try a Little Tenderness'
Marxist music analysis without Adorno: popular music and urban geography
Jethro Tull and the case for modernism in mass culture
Pangs of history in late 1970s new-wave rock
Is anybody listening?
Talk and text: popular music and ethnomusicology
Bibliography
Discography
Film/Videography
Index