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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Lena, Jennifer C.
Banding Together : How Communities Create Genres in Popular Music.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jennifer C Lena
|ISBN:||9781400840458 1400840457 1283339846 9781283339841|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2012.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xii, 242 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Banding Together; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Music Genres; What Is a Theory of Sociocultural Classification?; What Are Genre Forms and How Are They Identified?; Organizations and Money; Genre Ideals and Style; What Genres Are Not; Outline of the Book; Chapter 2: Three Musics, Four Genres: Rap, Bluegrass, and Bebop Jazz; Avant-garde Genres; Scene-based Genres; Industry-based Genres; Traditionalist Genres; After the Tradition; Conclusion; Chapter 3: Music Trajectories; Two Genre Trajectories; Scene-based Origins; IST Trajectories. On Genre TrajectoriesInhibiting Factors on Musical Trajectories; Absorption into Other Musics, Other Streams; Niche Music; The Racist Organization of Musical Production; Conclusion; Chapter 4: The Government-purposed Genre; Attributes of Government-purposed Genres; China; Chile; Nigeria; Serbia; Conclusion; Chapter 5: On Classification Systems; Classification in Music; Toward a Model of Classification Systems; On Science, Markets, and Memory; The Future of Music; In Closing; Notes; References; Index.|
One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2012 "Banding Together is an essential read for fans of popular music, thanks in no small part to Lena's wealth of music knowledge, as the book draws