Wise, TE ORCID: 2012, 'Singer-songwriter' , in: Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World , Bloomsbury.

[img] PDF - Accepted Version
Restricted to Repository staff only

Download (111kB) | Request a copy


Publisher's description of book:
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music Volume 8 is one of six volumes within the 'Genre' strand of the series. This volume discusses the genres of North America in relation to their cultural, historical and geographic origins; technical musical characteristics; instrumentation and use of voice; lyrics and language; typical features of performance and presentation; historical development and paths and modes of dissemination; influence of technology, the music industry and political and economic circumstances; changing stylistic features; notable and influential performers; and relationships to other genres and sub-genres. This volume features over 100 in-depth essays on genres ranging from Adult Contemporary to Alternative Rock, from Barbershop to Bebop, and from Disco to Emo.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Shepherd, J and Horn, D
Themes: Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781441160782
Depositing User: Dr Timothy E. Wise
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2011 10:01
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 18:07

Actions (login required)

Edit record (repository staff only) Edit record (repository staff only)