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What to listen for in rock : a stylistic analysis

Author: Ken Stephenson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this analysis of rock music, music theorist Ken Stephenson explores the features that make this internationally popular music distinct from earlier music styles. The author offers a guided tour of rock music from the 1950s to the present, emphasizing the theoretical underpinnings of the style and systematically focusing not on rock music's history or sociology, but on the structural aspects of the music itself.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stephenson, Ken, 1959-
What to listen for in rock.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001006564
(OCoLC)48241291
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Stephenson
ISBN: 9780300128239 0300128231
OCLC Number: 191935905
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Phrase rhythm --
Key and mode --
Cadences --
Chord type and harmonic palette --
Harmonic succession --
Form --
Analyzing a hit.
Responsibility: Ken Stephenson.

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In this analysis of rock music, Ken Stephenson explores the features that make rock distinct from earlier music styles. He offers a guided tour of rock music from the 1950s to the present,  Read more...

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