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- Posth Verlag 2011; US$ 23.02
Hauptbeschreibung Popmusik ist ein wichtiger Gegenstand in einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher Diskurse. In Internetforen, in Musikzeitschriften, im Feuilleton und an verschiedenen wissenschaftlichen Fakultäten widmet man sich popkulturellen Phänomenen. "Pop-Diskurse" untersucht, welchen institutionellen und politischen Stellenwert diese Einordnungen... more...
- Posth Verlag 2012; US$ 11.50
Hauptbeschreibung 1972 - ein Jahr Popkultur. Ein kurzer Sommer, der selbstbewusst eine große Utopie verkündet: Rockmusik erlöst und erträumt eine andere, eine neue Welt. (Kraut)Rock ist Freiheit. Auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Bedeutung entdeckt der Rock zugleich die dunkle Seite seines traumhaften Sounds, ahnt ein tragisches Scheitern. 1972 - Storys,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 19.95
From record album liner notes to serious academic pieces, Martin Williams has been perceptively chronicling the development of jazz for over three decades. In this, his newest collection of jazz writings, Williams brings together many of his best pieces and covers new ground, with short columns on Teddy Wilson and George Winston and a longer article,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 26.00
As music columnist for The Nation, Gene Santoro has established himself as an important new critical voice, able to write well on a broad spectrum of popular music and jazz without losing touch with the cutting edge of today's music scene. About Nat "King" Cole, Santoro comments: "adjectives can't describe the swinging, ingratiating self-confidence... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 19.95
When bebop was new, writes Thomas Owens, "many jazz musicians and most of the jazz audience heard it as radical, chaotic, bewildering music." For a nation swinging to the smoothly orchestrated sounds of the big bands, this revolutionary movement of the 1940s must have seemed destined for a short life on the musical fringe. But today, Owens writes,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95
Jazz Changes is the late Martin Williams's third and perhaps best collection of jazz portraits, interviews, narrative accounts of recording sessions, rehearsals, and performances, important liner notes, and far reaching discussions of musicians and their music. The collection includes thirty years of Williams's finest pieces taking readers on an engaging... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 19.95
Born of African rhythms, the spiritual "call and response," and other American musical traditions, jazz was by the 1920s the dominant influence on this country's popular music. Writers of the Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston) and the "Lost Generation" (Malcolm Cowley, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein), along... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 44.99
This is the first study of "hard" country music as well as the first comprehensive application of contemporary cultural theory to country music. Barbara Ching begins by defining the features that make certain country songs and artists "hard." She compares hard country music to "high" American culture, arguing that hard country deliberately focuses... more...