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Rock and Roll : It's History and Stylistic Development

Rock and Roll : It's History and Stylistic Development - 5th edition

Rock and Roll : It's History and Stylistic Development - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780131930988

ISBN10: 0131930982

Rock and Roll : It
Edition: 5TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Rock and Roll : It

ISBN13: 9780131930988

ISBN10: 0131930982

Edition: 5TH 06

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Summary

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.

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