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Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...A ‘book’ is a collection of standard themes, either instrumental, vocal or both, which constitute the basic repertoire of a band or orchestra. These themes may take the form of band sheet music, with specially devised and written...

Charity Events

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...From activist African-American jazz musicians in the 1920s lending their talents to everything from anti-lynching campaigns to rent parties, to San Francisco rock bands providing free concerts in the city’s parks in the 1960s...

Circuit

Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Although the term ‘circuit’ can refer to the circumference of an area or a progression about a district or region, its application to popular music may have arisen from judicial and religious uses. Medieval courts were held by judges...

Concert Promotion

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Concert promotion is the business of organizing live shows, from the booking of acts and venues to the arrangement of publicity, security and insurance, and the pricing and sale of tickets. Promotion is possibly the most risky sector...

Folk Singer

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘folk singer’ can be used to describe various types of performer of traditional songs or songs inspired by traditional works. These can range from singers of ritual or work songs in tribal or preindustrial societies to professional...

Lead Singer

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘lead singer’ has two meanings in popular music. In its more common usage, it denotes a singer who is a member of a vocal ensemble and whose role in that ensemble involves being regularly placed in the foreground, against a vocal...

Musicians’ Unions

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Musicians have joined together to protect their employment or to seek higher payment and better working conditions since the medieval period in Europe. Today, there are trade unions of musicians in numerous countries...

Repertoire (Repertory)

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John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...A repertoire or a repertory is a stock of pieces or songs that a soloist, band or orchestra selects, rehearses and ultimately is ready to present in a performance. For a soloist, band or orchestra to have a piece of music in its repertoire...

Gig

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Gig’ is a commonplace colloquial popular music term, used initially by jazz musicians and subsequently adopted widely in popular music in connection with freelance playing activities. The derivation of the term is obscure, although...

Iconography

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The term ‘iconography’ was originally used in art history to describe sets of visual conventions in the pictorial arts, particularly painting. Rule books giving advice on how best to encode Christian doctrine in art...