Questions for Studying Popular Music

Questions for Studying Popular Music

Music as “Works” Song Structure: MelodiesLyricsLengthGenre Music as “performance” InstrumentationSound (sonic)Celebrity PersonaGenre Music as “experience” Lyrical IntrepretationSocial Practice Music as “technology”Technologies of production (recording, composing.)Carrier format…

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Mapping Soundscapes - Thinking about connections

Mapping Soundscapes – Thinking about connections

Everybody has submitted their assignments (make sure that you pressed the “publish” button!) But there are a few final things, more of a technical nature,…

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Movin' on up?: R & B and Class Politics

Movin’ on up?: R & B and Class Politics

In anticipation of tomorrow’s class (I expect most of you are busy with your listening exercises), I thought I’d post a link to this short…

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The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

There was an article published last week about Yves Klein’s Monotone-Silence symphony in the New York Times. Klein is better known for his work with colour…

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Commenting on the website now works!

Commenting on the website now works!

The commenting feature on the website now works! If you would like to respond to any of things that are posted, you are welcome to…

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