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Edited by Marc, Isabelle; Green, Stuart
The Singer-Songwriter in Europe is the first book to explore and compare the multifaceted discourses and practices of this figure within and across linguistic spaces in Europe and in dialogue with spaces beyond continental borders. The concept of the singer-songwriter is signific ...
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By Smyth, Gerry
Music and Irish Identity represents the latest stage in a life-long project for Gerry Smyth, focusing here on the ways in which music engages with particular aspects of Irish identity. The nature of popular music and the Irish identity it supposedly articulates have both undergon ...
By Sanjek, David; Edited by Halligan, Benjamin; Duffett, Mark; Attah, Tom
How has the history of rock `n' roll been told? Has it become formulaic? Or remained, like the music itself, open to outside influences? Who have been the genre's primary historians? What common frameworks or sets of assumptions have music history narratives shared? And, most imp ...
By Frith, Simon; Brennan, Matt; Cloonan, Professor Martin; Webster, Emma
To date there has been a significant gap in existing knowledge about the social history of music in Britain from 1950 to the present day. The three volumes of Live Music in Britain address this gap and do so through a unique prism - that of live music. The key theme of the books ...
Edited by Zagorski-Thomas, Simon; Isakoff, Katia; Lacasse, Serge; Stevance, Sophie
The playback of recordings is the primary means of experiencing music in contemporary society, and in recent years 'classical' musicologists and popular music theorists have begun to examine the ways in which the production of recordings affects not just the sound of the final pr ...
By Cloonan, Professor Martin; Frith, Simon; Webster, Emma
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