Rock and Roll

Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development

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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.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 510 pages
  • 179.3 x 234.2 x 21.1mm | 743.9g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130993700
  • 9780130993700

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Roots of Rock. 3. The Emergence of Rock and Roll. 4. Rock and Roll: Fifties Style. 5. Transition: The Early 1960s. 6. The Beatles. 7. The British Invasion. 8. Folk Music and Folk Rock. 9. Soul and Motown. 10. San Francisco. 11. Jazz Rock. 12. Art Rock. 13. The Seventies. 14. The Eighties. 15. Recent Developments. 16. An Overview and Editorial. Discography. Bibliography. Index.show more

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