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Author Middleton, Richard.
Title Musical belongings : selected essays / Richard Middleton.
Imprint Farnham : Burlington, VT Ashgate, c2009.
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 Main Collection  ML3470 .M49 2009    AVAILABLE


Call # ML3470 .M49 2009
Phys. Description xxviii, 361 p. : music ; 25 cm.
Series Ashgate contemporary thinkers on critical musicology.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents All shook up? Innovation and continuity in Elvis Presley's vocal style -- Articulating musical meaning/reconstructing musical history/locating the popular -- Authorship, gender and the construction of meaning in the Eurythmics' hit recordings -- The 'problem' of popular music -- Were the Rockers right? Revolution and legitimation in British pop music of the 1960s -- Musical belongings: Western music and its low-other -- Work-in(g)-practice: configurations of the popular music intertext -- Locating the people: music and the popular -- Performing culture, appropriating the phallus -- The real thing? The spectre of authenticity in modern musical thought -- 'Last night a DJ saved my life': avians, cyborgs and gendered bodies in the era of phonographic technology -- O Brother, let's go down home: loss, nostalgia and the Blues -- Mum's the word: men's singing and maternal law -- Global, national, local: or, a hysteric's account of negative dialectics -- Jazz: music of the multitude? -- Vox populi, vox dei or, imagine, I'm losing my religion (hallelujah!): musical politics after God
Subject Popular music -- 1991-2000 -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- 2001-2010 -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780754628415 (hbk.)
0754628418 (hbk.)