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- Author(s)Dr. Andre Doehring,Dr. Ralf Von Appen,Professor Allan F. Moore
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/04/2015
- GenreMusic & Dance
- Series TitleAshgate Popular and Folk Music Series
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 10 b&w illustrations and 52 music examples
- Weight712 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited byDietrich Helms
- Series Edited byProfessor Derek B. Scott,Professor Lori Burns,Stan Hawkins
- Table Of ContentsContents: Introduction, Ralf von Appen, Andre Doehring, Dietrich Helms, Allan F. Moore. Part I Listening Alone: Death cab for Cutie's 'I will follow you into the dark' as exemplar of conven-tional tonal behaviour in recent rock music, Walter Everett; Ear candy: what makes Ke$ha's 'Tik Tok' tick?, Ralf von Appen; Metrical ambiguity or microrhythmic flexibility? Analysing groove in 'Nasty Girl' by Destiny's Child, Anne Danielsen; Pragmatic 'Poker Face': Lady Gaga's song and Roman Jakobson's six functions of communication, Dietrich Helms; Can't get laid in Germany - Rammstein's 'Pussy' (2009), Dietmar Elflein; An analysis of space, gesture and interaction in Kings of Leon's 'Sex On Fire', Simon Zagorski-Thomas; Andres's 'New For U': new for us. On analysing electronic dance music, Andre Doehring; So just what kind of life is this? Amy McDonald's 'This Is The Life', Allan F. Moore. Part II Listening Together: An ambiguous murder: questions of intertextuality in PJ Harvey's 'The Words That Maketh Murder', Claudia Azevedo, Chris Fuller, Juliana Guerrero, Michael Kaler and Brad Osborn; Interpreting meaning in/of Janelle Monae's 'Tightrope': style, groove and production considered, Frederike Arns, Mark Chilla, Mikko Karjalainen, Esa Lilja, Theresa Maierhofer-Lischka and Matthew Valnes; 'Can't Keep it to Myself': exploring the theme of struggle in the Fleet Foxes' 'Helplessness Blues', Paul Carter, Samantha Englander, Alberto Munarriz, Jadey O'Regan and Eileen Simonow; How to make a global dance hit: balancing the exotic with the familiar in 'Danza Kuduro' by Lucenzo featuring Don Omar, Felix Eid, Maria Emilia Greco, Jakub Kasperski, Andrew Martin and Edin MujkanoviA; Analytical approaches to Bjork's 'Crystalline': a convergence of nature and technology, Phil Allcock, Natalia Bieletto, Maxime Cottin, Katharine Nelligan and Yvonne Thiere. Index.
- Author BiographyRalf von Appen holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of GieAYen, Germany, where he has been working as a teaching and research assistant since 2004. He has published widely about the history, psychology, aesthetics and analysis of popular music. Andre Doehring studied Musicology and Sociology and is working as a musicologist at the University of GieAYen, Germany. His current research topics focus on jazz, electronic dance music, popular music journalism, analysis and the sociology of music. Dietrich Helms is Professor of Music History at the University of OsnabrA ck, Germany. He studied Musicology, English and Sociology at the University of MA nster, Germany, and the Universities of East Anglia and Oxford, UK. He has published widely on music at the court of Henry VIII, popular music, music of early modern times and musical theatre for children. Allan Moore is Professor of Popular Music at the University of Surrey, UK. His chief research interests lie in the domain of the interaction of music and lyrics in recorded song in the service of potential readings. He is series editor of Ashgate's 'Library of Essays in Popular Music' and author to date of five monographs including Rock: the Primary Text and Song Means (both Ashgate).
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