Understanding Rock

Understanding Rock

Essays in Musical Analysis

eBook - 1997
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Amid the recent increase in scholarly attention to rock music, Understanding Rock stands out as one of the first books that subjects diverse aspects of the music itself to close and sophisticated analytical scrutiny. Written by some of the best young scholars in musicology and music theory, the essays in this volume use harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, formal, and textual approaches in order to show how and why rock music works as music. Topics of discussion include the adaptation of blues and other styles to rock; the craft of songwriting; techniques and strategies of improvisation; the reinterpr.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780195100044
0195100042
9781280451669
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9780195100051
0195100050
9780195356625
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9781602560765
1602560765
0195100050
0195100042
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1 online resource (xiii, 219 pages) : music

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