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Eric Clapton

Artist Pages

...As the only three-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Eric Clapton’s importance to rock music is almost laughably obvious. Clapton was born in Surrey, England in 1945; his father was a Canadian soldier stationed in England...

Bodhrán

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

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...A bodhrán is the Irish version of the frame drum that has appeared in cultures from the North American continent to the Far East. The word ‘’ means ‘skin tray’ in Gaelic; ‘bodhor also means ‘soft’ or ‘dull-sounding.’ It is believed...

Sonic Logos

Music as Multimodal Discourse

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction Brian Eno is often credited with the invention of ambient music.The roots of ambient music go much further back. Telemann wrote ‘table music’ for his aristocratic sponsors in the eighteenth century, and in 1917 Erik Satie...

Mutes

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

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...Mutes are devices used to change the timbre or to lessen the volume of an instrument. Although mutes are made for many instruments, their primary use in popular music has been with trumpets and trombones. Wooden mutes for the trumpet date...

German Mania: A Coda

Mirko M. Hall

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Mirko M. Hall is Associate Professor of German Studies and Chair of the Department of Languages, Cultures, and Literatures at Converse College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seth Howes

Seth Howes is Assistant Professor of German Studies at the University of Missouri, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cyrus M. Shahan

Cyrus M. Shahan is Assistant Professor of German at Colby College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond No Future : Cultures of German Punk

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...Punk has been an unmistakable part of the visual experience of Germany since the late 1970s. At the moment of its birth, it would have been unsurprising to see youth quite similar to those on the cover of this book loitering next...

Gil Evans

Artist Pages

...Gil Evans, born in Toronto, Ontario, in 1912, became a nexus for the emerging bebop and bop-derivative jazz genres that came out of New York City. Raised in Stockton, California, Evans moved to New York City permanently in 1946....

‘The Film Should Be Played Loud’: Rockumentary Films

K.J. Donnelly

K.J.Donnelly is a Reader in Film at the University of Southampton, UK. He is the author of Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film (2013), British Film Music and Film Musicals (2007), The Spectre of Sound (2005) and Pop Music in British Cinema (2001); and editor of Film Music: Critical Approaches (2001) and co-editor (with Phil Hayward) of Music in Science Fiction Television: Tuning to the Future (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Musical Tour : Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Scholarly Books

...The opening screencard for The Last Waltz (1977) reads: ‘The Film Should Be Played Loud’. The development of the rock documentary was where rock music, and to a lesser degree perhaps pop music, found its own specific film form, derived from...

—Vogue (France)

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

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...Vogue was established by Léon Cabat, Albert Ferreri and Charles Delaunay in 1947. It was one of the first French record companies to centralize all aspects of production: recording, pressing and issuing. From the beginning, Vogue...

Shirei Eretz Israel (Songs of the Land of Israel)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Since the inception of modern Zionism, the idea that a national Hebrew culture can be musically expressed through a new Hebrew ‘folk’ song (a musically performed poem) was a major factor in shaping the soundscape of the Jewish community...

Ambient Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction Ambient music, alongside related forms such as chill out, muzak and easy listening, occupies a generous quantity of real estate in the few record stores that still exist in the twenty-first century. It fulfils a very...