Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development (5th Edition)

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9780131930988: Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development (5th Edition)

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.

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Each chapter in this book uses rock music as a foundation to help readers learn a specific element of music such as melody, form, timbre, texture, and rhythm.

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Key Benefit: Each chapter in this book uses rock music as a foundation to help readers learn a specific element of music such as melody, form, timbre, texture, and rhythm. Key Topics: Overviews succinctly discuss the principle topic of each section, for example: historical trends, social interrelationships, and the extramusical environment. Musical close-ups conclude each chapter and spotlight the technical musical elements, including instrumentation in rock 12-bar blues and rhythm in early rock. A three-decade rock history review offers eight basic statements and an editorial reflecting the author's subjective judgments on the status and future of rock and roll. Market: An interesting book for music enthusiasts, musicians, and music teachers and students.

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