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Performing rites : on the value of popular music / Simon Frith.

Frith, Simon. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library ML3795 .F738 1998 37684000777217 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0674661966 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Harvard University Press paperback ed.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998, c1996.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-344) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Value problem in cultural studies -- Sociological response -- Common sense and the language of criticism -- Genre rules -- Where do sounds come from? -- Rhythm: race, sex, and the body -- Rhythm: time sex, and the mind -- Songs as texts -- Voice -- Performance -- Technology and authority -- Meaning of music -- Toward a popular aesthetic.
Subject: Music > Social aspects
Popular music > History and criticism
Music > Philosophy and aesthetics

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