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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World : Media, Industry and Society v. 1 - John Shepherd

Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World

Media, Industry and Society v. 1

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'This is an extraordinary achievement and it will become an absolutely vital and trusted resource for everyone working in the field of popular music studies. Even more broadly, anyone interested in popular music or popular music culture more generally will enjoy - and find many uses for - the wealth of information and insight captured in this volume.'Lawrence Grossberg, Morris Davis Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The first comprehensive reference work on popular music of the world

Contributors are the world's leading popular music scholars

Includes extensive bibliographies, discographies, sheet music listings and filmographies.

Popular music has been a major force in the world since the nineteenth century. With the advent of electronic and advanced technology it has become ubiquitous. This is the first volume in a series of encyclopedic works covering popular music of the world. Consisting of some 500 entries by 130 contributors from around the world. Entries range between 250 and 5000 words, and is arranged in two Parts: Part 1: Social and Cultural Dimensions, covering the social phenomena of relevance to the practice of popular music. Part II: The Industry, covers all aspects of the popular music industry, such as copyright, instrumental manufacture, management and marketing, record corporations, studios, companies, and labels. Entries include bibliographies, discographies and filmographies, and an extensive index is provided.

For more information visit the website at: www.continuumpopmusic.com

"This is an extraordinary achievement and it will become an absolutely vital and trusted resource for everyone working in the field of popular music studies. Even more broadly, anyone interested in popular music or popular culture more generally will enjoy - and find many uses for - the wealth of information and insight captured in this volume." Lawrence Grossberg, Morris Davis Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Preface; List of contributors; List of abbreviations; Arrangement of the Material; Part I: Social and Cultural Dimensions; Documentation; Popular Music Studies; Social Phenomena; Stylistic and Textual Dimensions; Venues; Part II: The Industry; General Terms; Audio Technical Terms; Broadcasting; Copyright; Deals and Contracts; The Film Industry and Popular Music; Instrument Manufacture; Management and Marketing; Publishing; Recording: Record Corporations; Recording Studios; Record Labels/Companies; Unions; Index

ISBN: 9780826463210
ISBN-10: 0826463215
Series: Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World : Book 1
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 832
Published: 30th January 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 19.05  x 5.72
Weight (kg): 1.77
Edition Number: 1