Analysing popular music : image, sound, text (Book, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Analysing popular music : image, sound, text

Author: David Machin
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written for readers with no prior musical knowledge, Analysing Popular Music is the toolkit for students in sociology, media and communication studies to analyse, understand - and celebrate - popular music."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Machin
ISBN: 9781848600225 1848600224 1848600232 9781848600232
OCLC Number: 472867526
Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Discourses of popular music --
Album iconography : postures, objects, settings --
Visual composition : typeface and colour --
Analysing lyrics : values, participants, agency --
Semiotic resources in sound : pitch, melody and phrasing --
Sound qualities : arrangement and rhythm --
Analysing genre : the sounds of Britpop --
Analysing music in film --
Analysing music in video and television.
Responsibility: David Machin.

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A lively and accessible approach to the study of popular music. Moving beyond the typical analysis of 'popular music and society', Machin offers students a toolkit for looking at popular music,  Read more...
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A definitive guide to issues of textual analysis, representation and semiotics in popular music. Informed, instructive and refreshingly accessible; it boasts a host of original examples, exercises Read more...

 
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