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Progressive Rock in Italy

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Italian progressive rock (rock progressivo) took its name from the corresponding British genre, circa 1970. As in the UK, the music practices and scene bearing that label had existed previously, and were referred to using names...

Through a Lens Darkly

The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Scholarly Books

...Edward Macan’s seminal musicological survey of progressive rock, Rocking the Classics, notes that between approximately 1968 and 1975, the market for English progressive rock shifted from a primarily British university-bohemian demographic...

Progressive Rock in France

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Following the ‘yéyé’ years of the early 1960s in France, and the appearance of a new generation of musicians in the middle of the decade, it was not until after the riots of May 1968 that a large number of groups emerged that could...

Jethro Tull's Aqualung

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

33 1/3 Books

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...Formed in 1968, Jethro Tull are one of rock’s most enduring bands. Their 1971 album Aqualung, with its provocative lyrical content and continuous music shifts, is Tull’s most successful and most misunderstood record. Here, music professor...

Big songs and generational soundtracks

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

Scholarly Books

...In Chapter 3 it was noted that a quintessential aspect of progressive pop was its ubiquity in the British popular music soundscape of the early 1970s. By dint of the quickly established crossover market of progressive pop bands, in addition...

Pink Floyd

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...Pink Floyd was a British psychedelic rock group, and probably the frontrunner band in its genre. Despite the band being rooted in blues (the name is derived from blues artists Pink Anderson and Floyd Council), Pink Floyd is known for its...

Symphonic Rock

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...As a sub-genre of progressive rock, symphonic rock became dominant in the late 1960s and by the mid-1970s had virtually disappeared. Also known as ‘classical rock,’ ‘orchestral rock,’ ‘baroque and roll’ and other similar labels...

New sounds for a new decade

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

Scholarly Books

...Although the British progressive pop bands documented in this book were eventually to have a reach that extended in most cases beyond the UK, it can be argued that their specific presence in that country as home-grown British acts, together...

Sarajevo

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 522,000 (1999) Sarajevo is a multicultural city situated in a ravine between high Bosnian mountains. It is the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BH). The city has a downtown area with narrow...

Progg (Swedish Progressive)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...In Sweden in the 1970s, ‘progressive music’ was conceived of in political rather than aesthetic terms. The genre proggmusik (‘progg music’) included all music related to the ‘progressive music movement,’ a heterogeneous grouping with its...