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Music, Society, Education
Cited by Soundpost as "remarkable and revolutionary" upon its publication in 1977, Music, Society, Education has become a classic in the study of music as a social force. Christopher Small sets out
Roll Over Beethoven: The Return of Cultural Strife.@@@My Music.@@@Rockin' the Boat: Mass Music and Mass Movements.@@@Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music.
A Choice Outstanding Academic Book. A musicologist and cultural critic as well as a professional musician, Robert Walser offers a comprehensive musical, social, and cultural analysis of heavy metal
Rhythm, Rhyme, and Rhetoric in the Music of Public Enemy
Alors que le rap, la musique hip hop, est souvent considere comme non original, non melodieux et ne necessitant pas de capacite musicale particuliere, l'analyse de « Fight the power » ecrite par le
Out of Notes: Signification, Interpretation, and the Problem of Miles Davis
A flurry of posthumous tributes to Miles Davis almost managed to conceal the fact that jazz critics and historians have never known how to explain the power and appeal of his playing.2 Of course,
Eruptions: heavy metal appropriations of classical virtuosity
We have now heard him, the strange wonder, whom the superstition of past ages, possessed by the delusion that such things could never be done without the help of the Evil One, would undoubtedly have
Analyzing Popular Music: Popular music analysis: ten apothegms and four instances
About thirty years ago there was much talk that geologists ought only to observe and not theorize; and I well remember someone saying that at this rate a man might as well go into a gravel-pit and
Keeping time : readings in jazz history
Drawing from contemporary journalism, reviews, program notes, memoirs, interviews, and other sources, Keeping Time lets you experience, first hand, the controversies and critical issues that have
Rock and popular music : politics, policies, institutions
Contributors: Mavis Bayton, Jody Berland, Georgina Born, Marcus Breen, Reebee Garafolo, Line Grenier, Ross Harley, Steve Jones, Chris Lawe-Davies, Krister Malm, Paul Rutten, Will Straw, Roger Wallis,