The Art of Rock and Roll

The Art of Rock and Roll

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A non-technical exploration of the history and theory of Rock and Roll from its origins to the present. This book discusses the basic historical changes in each decade as related to music. The book analyzes compositions using an easy chart style and offers a representative selection of listening assignments.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 179.1 x 236 x 17.3mm | 577.27g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130448923
  • 9780130448927

Table of contents

1. Elements of Rock. 2. Listening Skills. 3. The Sources of Rock. 4. Early Rock-Pre Bill Haley. 5. Bill Haley and the Comets. 6. Elvis Presley and Memphis Rockabilly. 7. Broadening of the Style. 8. Soul/Motown. 9. The Beatles. 10. California-North and South. 11. Folk-Rock. 12. English Rock. 13. Art and Eclectic Rock. 14. Country Rock. 15. Jazz-Rock, Funk and Disco. 16. Heavy Metal Attitudes of the 80's. 17. Punk, New Wave and Alternative Music. 18. Techno-Funk/Pop, Rap and Dance Music Techno/Funk Musicians.show more

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