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Performing Rites On the Value of Popular Music

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ISBN-10: 0674661966

ISBN-13: 9780674661967

Edition: 1996

Authors: Simon Frith

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Ranging through and beyond the 20th century, Performing Rites puts the Pet Shop Boys and Puccini, rhythm and lyric, voice and technology, into a dialogue about the impact of popular aesthetics on our lives.
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Book details

List price: $25.50
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 2/6/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Music Talk
The Value Problem in Cultural Studies
The Sociological Response Common Sense and the Language of Criticism Genre Rules
On Music Itself Where Do Sounds Come From?
Rhythm: Race, Sex, and the Body
Rhythm: Time, Sex, and the Mind Songs as Texts
The Voice Performance Technology and Authority Why Music Matters
The Meaning of Music Toward a Popular Aesthetic