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Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development

Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development - 4th edition

Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780130993700

ISBN10: 0130993700

Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development by Joe Stuessy and Scott D. Lipscomb - ISBN 9780130993700
Edition: 4TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2003
International: No
Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development by Joe Stuessy and Scott D. Lipscomb - ISBN 9780130993700

ISBN13: 9780130993700

ISBN10: 0130993700

Edition: 4TH 03

Summary

For courses in Rock (or Pop) Music for the (non-music) major; also for American Popular Music/Culture courses.

Specifically geared to the non-music major, this text covers the history of rock music from its roots to its most recent trends, with the emphasis on rock as a musical style. It deals with each musical parameter (rhythm, harmony, melody, form, texture) as it applies to rock music, and provides thorough historical detail and social context for the various rock styles presented.

Author Bio

Stuessy, Joe : University of Texas at San Antonio

Lipscomb, Scott D. : Northwestern University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. The Roots of Rock.
3. The Emergence of Rock and Roll.
4. Rock and Roll: Fifties Style.
5. Transition: The Early 1960s.
6. The Beatles.
7. The British Invasion.
8. Folk Music and Folk Rock.
9. Soul and Motown.
10. San Francisco.
11. Jazz Rock.
12. Art Rock.
13. The Seventies.
14. The Eighties.
15. Recent Developments.
16. An Overview and Editorial.
Discography.
Bibliography.
Index.

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