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Country Rock

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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... Peter Doggett . 2000. Are You Ready for the Country? London : Viking. John Einarson . 1998. Interview with Chris Hillman....

New York Downtown Scene

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

The Continuum International, 2012

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... of a Downtown scene can be traced back to the composers John Cage (1912–92), Morton Feldman (1926–87), Christian Wolff (b. 1934), and Earle Brown (1926–2002), all of whom lived and worked around Tompkins Square Park near 8th Street from the 1950s...

Structural Homology

John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Continuum, 2003

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... Journal of the American Musicological Society 44: 301–23. John Shepherd . 1977. ‘The Musical Coding...

Humming

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

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Humming’ is usually taken to refer to vocalizing with the mouth closed. The lungs provide air pressure, activating the vocal cords, which send the raw sound through the nasal passages instead of allowing it to be modified by the acoustic...

Declamation

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

Continuum, 2003

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...In general, ‘declamation’ refers to the way in which words may be delivered in an overtly dramatic or impassioned manner to impart emotional effects greater than those customarily obtained through the patterns of ordinary speech....

Falsetto

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

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Falsetto’ denotes the higher of the two main ‘registers’ of the male voice. (Although female voices work in a similar way, the difference in registers is often not noticeable.) The normal, or modal, register used for speech and much...

Tape

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

Continuum, 2003

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...The making of recordings on magnetic tape has a long history and has come to occupy a leading place in every branch of home entertainment, computers and communications It was the Danish engineer Valdemar Poulsen in 1897 who first...

Digital Recording

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

Continuum, 2003

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...Digital sound processing involves the conversion of conventional alternating current waveforms into a new discontinuous form of signal made up entirely of very short pulses encoded into numbers or digits...

rpm

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

Continuum, 2003

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... : AES. John Borwick . 1994. Sound Recording Practice . 4th ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press....

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

Continuum, 2003

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... , Vols. 1 and 2. New York : AES. John Borwick . 1994. Sound Recording Practice . 4th ed. Oxford...