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Bodhrán

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

Continuum, 2003

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...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...

Brian Eno's Another Green World

Geeta Dayal

Geeta Dayal’s writing on music, visual art, and science has appeared in many major publications, including Bookforum, The Wire, The New York Times, The International Herald-Tribune, and The Village Voice. She is currently at work on a second book on the history of electronic music. She lives in Boston. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

33 1/3 Books

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...The serene, delicate songs on Another Green World sound practicallymeditative, but the album itself was an experiment fueled byadrenaline, panic, and pure faith. It was the first Brian Eno album tobe composed almost completely...

Avatars of the Future: Structuring Music

Shelton Waldrep

Shelton Waldrep is Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine, USA, and currently the Trustee Professor of the University of Maine System. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Future Nostalgia : Performing David Bowie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...As Simon Frith and other theorists of rock have pointed out, many of us like to talk about rock music, but many of us do not really have a vocabulary for discussing it. That is, we do not have available to us either a musicologist...

Progressives in the world of pop

Andy Bennett

Andy Bennett is Professor of Cultural Sociology in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith University, Australia. He has written and edited numerous books including Popular Music and Youth Culture (2000), Music, Style and Aging (2013) and Music Scenes (2004), as well as the forthcoming Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music and Youth Culture. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sociology (the journal of The Australian Sociological Association) between 2009 and 2012, and is currently a member of the Editorial Boards for the journals Cultural Sociology, Journal of Youth Studies, Continuum, Popular Music & Society, Rock Music Studies, Sociology Compass, Perfect Beat and Canadian Journal of Popular Culture. He is a Faculty Fellow of the Yale Centre for Cultural Sociology, an International Research Fellow of the Finnish Youth Research Network, a founding member of the Consortium for Youth, Generations and Culture and a founding member of the Regional Music Research Group. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Progressive Pop 1970–1980

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the foregoing chapter of this book, reference has been made to how the emergence of progressive pop in Britain during the early 1970s may in part be considered as a response of the music industry, and the British record-buying public...

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...

Ambient

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Ambient music is a term that emerged in the 1970s to describe music designed to enhance environment and has continued to be applied to a number of differing types of primarily electronic musics. Ambient music encompasses a number...

Introduction: The Pastiche of Gender

Shelton Waldrep

Shelton Waldrep is Professor of English at the University of Southern Maine, USA, and currently the Trustee Professor of the University of Maine System. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Future Nostalgia : Performing David Bowie

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Over the course of a long career, lasting from the 1960s until the first decade of the twenty-first century, then after a ten-year hiatus to recover from a heart attack, until now, David Bowie (David Jones) has been not only a major force...

Glam Rock

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Glam rock, which appeared in 1971 and remained a vital genre through 1975, was one of the first new developments in rock music to come after the hippie counterculture of the 1960s and the psychedelic rock that was its central cultural...

Brian Eno

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...One of the most prolific creative minds of the late twentieth century, Brian Eno and his music introduced many to the artistry of abstract music and visual art. Born in 1948 in Suffolk, England, Eno studied art and experimental music. He...