The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music

Author: Colin Larkin
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857125958
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The Encyclopedia Of Popular Music from the Author: Colin Larkin. This text presents a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on popular music, from the early 20th century to the present day.

Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World

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Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826463215
Size: 67.65 MB
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Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World from the Author: . Edited by distinguished scholars in the field of popular music studies, this encyclopedia set is THE authoritative reference guide to popular music from all corners of the globe, the ultimate reference work to do justice to this vibrant subject.

Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World

Author: John Shepherd
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826463223
Size: 77.21 MB
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Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World from the Author: John Shepherd. Edited by distinguished scholars in the field of popular music studies, this encyclopedia set is THE authoritative reference guide to popular music from all corners of the globe, the ultimate reference work to do justice to this vibrant subject.

The Penguin Encyclopedia Of Popular Music

Author: Donald Clarke
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN:
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The Penguin Encyclopedia Of Popular Music from the Author: Donald Clarke. From Abba to ZZ Top via Oasis, James Brown, and Frank Sinatra, this wonderful resource to the world's nonclassical music has been updated and revised to include a wider range of New World and ethnic musicians from Latin America and Africa along with a range of new entries from the contemporary Brit-pop scene and all of your old favorites. Donald Clarke covers a truly spectacular array of artists, from the early blues (Big Bill Broonzy, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith) and ragtime (Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake) to the golden age of Broadway musicals, the great swing bands of the 1930s, jazz from around the world, American country, English folk, rock 'n' roll, reggae, soul, funk, punk, and the rest. The extensive Index ensures that no songwriter, musician, record label, or musical style is overlooked.

Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World Volume 8

Author: John Shepherd
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441160787
Size: 19.28 MB
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Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World Volume 8 from the Author: John Shepherd. A comprehensive and authoritative reference to a huge range of American musical styles, from Barbershop to Bluegrass and from Ragtime to Rockabilly.

Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World Part 2 Locations 5 Vol Set

Author: David Horn
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 9780826474360
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Continuum Encyclopedia Of Popular Music Of The World Part 2 Locations 5 Vol Set from the Author: David Horn. "EPMOW lives music. Put another way, it does for popular music what Grove has done for classical" David Brackett ‘Excellent, readable and thoroughly useful...While some previous single-volume and multivolume works have addressed the development and current state of popular music, none has done so with this work's depth of scholarship and global reach. Scholarly, clearly written, and well indexed, it is an ideal reference set.' Library Journal Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World's five-volume work ‘Locations' is the most authoritative reference work on the history and current practice of popular music ever published. The five volumes on ‘Locations' that form Part 2 of this multi-volume work follow on from the two volumes of Part 1: Media, Industry and Society (Volume I) and Performance and Production (Volume II) . They cover over 200 nation states and are organized according to continental regions: Volume III: Caribbean and Latin America Volume IV: North America Volume V: Asia and Oceania Volume VI: Africa and the Middle East Volume VII: Europe Each discusses the history, development and current practice of popular music in cities, districts, cross-border regions, nation states and diasporic communities around the world. Includes coverage of:- The historical, geographical, demographical, political, economic and cultural context- Genres for which the location is known or which have been important to the development and current practice of its popular music- Significant venues such as theatres, dance halls, clubs and bars- The role of the industry: music publishers, record companies/labels, recording studios, radio and TV- The role of the state and government regulatory bodies- The teaching and research of popular music in educational institutions- Songs associated with the location- Notable performers and other practitioners such as producers, engineers, technological innovators, record company heads, journalists, critics and scholars, songwriters, composers and lyricists. 250 leading popular music scholars and practitioners have contributed over 500 entries. They include Rafael José de Menezes Bastos on Brazil, Peter Manuel on India and the Caribbean Islands, John Collins on Ghana, Moya Aliya Malamusi on Malawi, Tôru Mitsui on Japan, Motti Regev on Israel, Martin Stokes on Turkey, Richard Peterson on Nashville, Amy Ku'uleialoha Stillman on Hawai'I, Bruce Johnson on Australia, Paolo Prato on Italy, Svanibor Pettan on Croatia and Alf Björnberg on Sweden. For more information please visit: www.continuumpopmusic.com