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I hear a symphony : Motown and crossover R & B

Author: Andrew Flory
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]
Series: Tracking pop.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I Hear a Symphony" opens new territory in the study of Motown's legacy, arguing that the music of Motown was indelibly shaped by the ideals of Detroit's postwar black middle class; that Motown's creative personnel participated in an African-American tradition of dialogism in rhythm and blues while developing the famous "Motown Sound." Throughout the book, Flory focuses on the central importance of "crossover" to the  Read more...
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Flory, Andrew.
I hear a symphony.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017011934
(OCoLC)965760895
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Flory
ISBN: 9780472122875 0472122878
OCLC Number: 989733275
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 334 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Tracking pop.
Responsibility: Andrew Flory.

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Opens new territory in the study of Motown's legacy, arguing that the music of Motown was indelibly shaped by the ideals of Detroit's postwar black middle class; and that Motown's creative personnel  Read more...

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[Flory's] access to Motown archival materials, his scrutiny of the Michigan Chronicle, and his encyclopedic familiarity with seemingly every form of Motown's output and public circulation-recordings, Read more...

 
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