Rock and Roll: An Introduction

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Cengage Learning, Feb 27, 2007 - 400 pages
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ROCK AND ROLL: AN INTRODUCTION, 2nd Edition has been completely reconceived and rewritten, to take advantage of online delivery of recorded music. The discussion in this edition is even more focused on rock as music and stresses perceptive listening. This in turn permits more extensive discussion of stylistic connections and contrasts and ways in which the music reflects and shapes society and culture. An extensive and representative play list of 115 rock-era songs is discussed.
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Contents

Rock Is
1
Before Rock Roots and Antecedents Evolution and Revolution
19
Becoming Rock The Rock Era 19511964
65
Rock The Rock Era 19641977
159
Beyond Rock The Rock Era 1977
333
Rock in the TwentyFirst Century Issues and Opportunities
467
INDEX
472
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Michael Campbell is a writer and pianist. A California native, he is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and holds a doctorate from Peabody Conservatory, where he studied piano with Leon Fleisher. As a commercial musician, he has assisted such artists as Angela Lansbury, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Bob Hope, Redd Foxx, Ethel Merman, and Don McLean. As a concert pianist, he has performed a broad range of repertoire, including his own transcriptions of recordings by Art Tatum, Jelly Roll Morton, and other legendary jazz pianists. He also performs all of the piano selections included with this textbook.

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