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David Horn; Professor John Shepherd; Paolo Prato

David Horn; Professor John Shepherd; Paolo Prato Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 11 : Genres: Europe (Hardcover)

David Horn; Professor John Shepherd; Paolo Prato Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 11 : Genres: Europe (Hardcover)

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The ten EPMOW Genre volumes contain entries on the genres of music that have been or currently are popular in countries and communities all over the world. Included are discussions on cultural, historical and geographic origins; technical musical characteristics; instrumentation and use of voice; lyrics and language; typical features of performance and presentation; historical development and paths and modes of dissemination; influence of technology, the music industry and political and economic circumstances; changing stylistic features; notable and influential performers; and relationships to other genres and sub-genres.

This volume, on the music of Europe, features a wide range of entries and in-depth essays. All entries conclude with a bibliography, discographical references and discography, with additional information on sheet music listings and visual recordings. Written and edited by a team of distinguished popular music scholars and professionals, this is an exceptional resource for anybody studying or researching the history and development of popular music. Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 11: Genres: Europe (Hardcover)

Specifications

Language

English

Series Title

Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World

Publisher

Bloomsbury Academic

Book Format

Hardcover

Original Languages

English

Number of Pages

936

Author

Paolo Prato, David Horn, John Shepherd

Title

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Volume 11

ISBN-13

9781501326103

Publication Date

October, 2017

Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)

10.00 x 6.80 x 2.10 Inches

ISBN-10

1501326104

SKU: WA56074634

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