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Terminally Climactic Forms

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Most pop and rock songs from the 1950s onward can be described as either strophic forms or verse–chorus forms. In strophic forms, serial presentations of ‘A’ sections may be broken up by a contrasting ‘B’ section (often called the ‘bridge...

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XII : Genres: Sub-Saharan Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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Voice

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

Continuum, 2003

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Vocalized Tone (Revised 2018)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Vocalized tone’ is a term used to describe the timbre of sounds produced from non-vocal sources (for example, instrumental or electronic) that are thought to possess characteristics associated with vocal sounds. The particular sort...

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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Native America (North)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: ca. 3,500,000 Defining the label ‘popular music’ in relation to Native American music in the United States, and to First Nations, Inuit and Métis music in Canada, raises huge issues of categorization. Furthermore...

Verse (Revised 2018)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...In popular music, the term ‘verse’ refers to a discrete formal section in a song which recurs with identical music and different lyrics. In ‘simple verse form’ (also referred to as ‘strophic’ or ‘AAA form’), verses are the only components...

Voice as Instrument (Revised 2018)

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Voice is the faculty whereby human beings (and some other creatures) produce sound (speech, music and other sounds) through use of the lungs, throat and mouth as an acoustic system. Considered as a musical instrument, the voice...