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Categorizing SoundGenre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

David Brackett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520248717
eISBN:
9780520965317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248717.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Categorizing Sound addresses the relationship between categories of music and categories of people: in other words, how do particular ways of organizing sound become integral parts of whom we ... More

K-Pop

K-Pop

John Lie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520283114
eISBN:
9780520958944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283114.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

K-pop offers a history of South Korean popular music and charts the rise of K-pop as a distinct genre. In so doing, it probes not only the cultural transformation of South Korea but also the ... More

Making New Music in Cold War PolandThe Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

Lisa Jakelski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292543
eISBN:
9780520966031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292543.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This book presents a social analysis of new music dissemination at the Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music, one of the first and most important venues for East-West cultural ... More

The Persistence of SentimentDisplay and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

Mitchell Morris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520242852
eISBN:
9780520955059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242852.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Persistence of Sentiment is a critical account of a group of artists in American popular music who have met with commercial success but also critical disdain. This book examines the specific ... More

Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music

Rednecks, Queers, and Country Music

Nadine Hubbs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520280656
eISBN:
9780520958340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280656.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

I’ll listen to anything but country. This popular phrase allows middle-class Americans to declare inclusive, “omnivore” musical tastes, with one crucial exclusion: country, a music linked to ... More

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