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Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development - 3rd edition

Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development (ISBN10: 0136764959; ISBN13: 9780136764953)
ISBN13: 978-0136764953
ISBN10: 0136764959

Summary: An introductory text for history of rock, popular music/culture, or American music courses at the undergraduate level. This book presents not only an historical survey, but also an analytical insight into the various musical styles of rock. The emphasis on stylistic analysis presents musical concepts that apply to all styles of music. NEW-- Recent Trends is an all new chapter which discusses topics such as, dance music, rap music, alternative styles, newer styles o ...show moref country/rock, and mellowing rock legends. Musical Closeup discusses the difference between rock and country music. Overview discusses the concept of baby-boomers and post-boomers as well as the concept of alternative music. NEW--New analytical illustrations in Ch. 15. Overviews succinctly discuss the principle topic of each section, for example: historical trends, social interrelationships, and the extramusical environment. Musical close-ups conclude each chapter and spotlight the technical musical elements, including instrumentation in rock 12-bar blues and rhythm in early rock. A three-decade rock history review offers eight basic statements and an editorial reflecting the author's subjective judgments on the status and future of rock and roll. Numerous illustrations help you to understand the musical components of various styles. Includes a discography that lists recordings which should (a) be available in a university library and (b) be owned by the serious student of rock history. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 06/17/1998
International: No

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