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Long Live the Dream

Kenneth Womack

Kenneth Womack is Professor of English and Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities & Social Sciences at Monmouth University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long and Winding Roads : The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

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...Twenty-three seconds.At the end of the Beatles’ career as recording artists, there were twenty-three seconds. But for the Beatles, the end was merely the beginning of something much larger and more lasting. Their days at EMI Studios may...
...The Colombian vallenato composer Guillermo Buitrago’s output overshadowed his short career: his music became a staple of the country’s Christmas celebrations. Born in Magdalena, Colombia in 1920, Buitrago’s first instrument was the guitar....

Conclusion

Stephanie Fremaux

Stephanie Fremaux is Lecturer in the School of Media at Birmingham City University, UK. She leads the Media Section’s Erasmus and Internationalization agendas, including leading master classes at a partner university in Kazakhstan. Her research interests are primarily focused around interdisciplinary film and popular music including studying the relationships between popular music on film and modes of performance; popular music tourism; fandom and the use of digital platforms; and Beatles scholarly research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Beatles on Screen : From Pop Stars to Musicians

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The journey the Beatles take between their first film and their last depicts the turbulence, challenges, and new possibilities of individuality that come from questioning and undermining traditional ways of thinking about image. And in case...

Scratching

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

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Scratching’ is a term used to denote the manipulation by hand of one or more phonograph turntables to create a sound not unlike that made by ‘scratching’ a record with a needle. The technique was invented by DJs who usually worked...

Blackened Puppets: Chris Cunningham’s Weird Anatomies

Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...In this chapter, I shall suggest that music videos constitute moving bodies – puppets, if you will – which in turn have the power to move viewers, in fact to enlist their viewers into a process of metamorphosis. My focus is the work...

—Balkanton (Bulgaria)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The national state-owned Radioprom, founded in 1947 and renamed Balkanton in 1953, was at one time the only record company in Bulgaria, holding a monopoly in the record industry for more than 40 years. It inherited the first Bulgarian...

—Barclay (France)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...In February 1945, Nicole and Eddie Barclay established the Blue Star record label in Paris. The musicians recorded were those promoted at the ‘Club,’ where Eddie Barclay was in charge of musical programming. At first, the firm had little...

—King (US)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1943 by Syd Nathan, the King Record Company (with three subsidiary labels – Queen (1945), DeLuxe (bought from the original owners in 1948) and Federal (1950)) became a vibrant, self-contained US ‘indie’ during...

Cello

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Known for its deep resonant tone, the violoncello or cello is a larger version of the violin. Like the latter, the cello has four strings, is constructed of wood and has a fretless neck. The body has opposing ‘f’ holes. It is played...

Circle of Fifths

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Circle of fifths has been the central concept of tonality in Western music theory since the advent of equal-tone tuning (ca. 1700). Its main functions are (a) to visualize the system of keys and key signatures used in much of the music...