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Rock and roll: its history and stylistic development

Rock and roll: its history and stylistic development

Stuessy, Joe; Lipscomb, Scott David, 1959-

Rock and Roll – Changing Society, Evolving History   Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development, 7th edition introduces students to the various elements of music along with the history of rock music. Rock and roll is more than just a musical style, it is an influential social factor.   This program gives a thorough historical and musical analysis of rock artists, styles, and events in a clear and accessible language.   A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience– for you and your students. Here’s how: Improve Active Listening – A “Take Note” section at the beginning of each chapter poses a series of key questions; each chapter concludes with a corresponding "Take Note" section that provides brief answers to the earlier questions. Each chapter also begins with a list of key terms.   Engage Students – Each chapter includes a set of suggested listening activities to enhance the reader’s understanding of the text. Support Instructors – A full Instructor’s Manual and Testbank are available

Paperback, Book. English.
7th ed.
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education, c2013
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Statement of responsibility: Joe Stuessy, Scott Lipscomb
ISBN: 0205246974, 0205848923, 0205898548, 9780205246977, 9780205848928, 9780205898541
Note: Includes discography (p. [394]-401), bibliographical references (p. [402]-408) and index.
Physical Description: xiii, 437 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subject: Rock music History and criticism.

Contents

  1. In this Section
  2. 1. Brief Table of Contents
  3. 2. Full Table of Contents
  4. 1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
  5. Introduction
  6. The Roots of Rock
  7. The Emergence of Roll and Roll
  8. Rock and Roll: 1950s Style
  9. Transition: The Early 1960s
  10. The Beatles
  11. The British Invasion
  12. Folk Music and Folk Rock
  13. Soul and Motown
  14. San Francisco
  15. Jazz Rock
  16. Art Rock
  17. Mainstream Rock
  18. The Continuing Fragmentation of Rock
  19. Heavy Metal
  20. Dance Music
  21. Rap and Hip-Hop
  22. Alternative Styles
  23. An Overview and An Editorial
  24. 2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
  25. Introduction
  26. Why Study Rock?
  27. Why This Book?
  28. Before We Begin: A Liberal View of Rock History
  29. The Roots of Rock
  30. Overview: The Early 1950s
  31. Pop
  32. Musical Close-Up: The Elements of Music
  33. Country & Western
  34. Musical Close-Up: Instrumentation in Rock and Roll
  35. Rhythm and Blues
  36. Musical Close-Up: The 12-Bar Blues
  37. The Emergence of Roll and Roll
  38. Overview: Crossovers and Cover
  39. Bill Haley and the Comets
  40. Elvis Presley
  41. Three Basic Trends Emerge
  42. Musical Close-Up: Rhythm in Early Rock and Roll
  43. Rock and Roll: 1950s Style
  44. Overview: Five Style Setters of the 1950s
  45. Little Richard
  46. Fats Domino
  47. Chuck Berry
  48. Jerry Lee Lewis
  49. Buddy Holly
  50. Others in the 1950s
  51. The Industry
  52. Musical Close-Up: Is Soft Rock Really Rock?
  53. Transition: The Early 1960s
  54. Overview: The Fragmentation of the Market
  55. The Beginnings of the Folk Music Trend
  56. Surfing Music
  57. The Dance Craze
  58. Musical Close-Up: Musical Texture and the Beach Boys
  59. The Beatles
  60. Overview: Revolution within a Revolution
  61. The Early Beatles
  62. The Middle Period: Experimentation
  63. The Later Beatles: Revolution
  64. Musical Close-Up: The Technical Side of the Beatles' Music
  65. The British Invasion
  66. Overview: The British Are Coming!
  67. The Rolling Stones
  68. All the Others
  69. Musical Close-Up: The Musical Style of the Rolling Stones
  70. Folk Music and Folk Rock
  71. Overview: The Youth Generation of the 1960s
  72. Bob Dylan
  73. The Byrds
  74. The Mamas and the Papas
  75. Simon and Garfunkel
  76. Other Folk Rockers
  77. Musical Close-Up: The Song Style of Bob Dylan
  78. Soul and Motown
  79. Overview: Soul Music: Its Definition and History
  80. Atlantic and Stax
  81. Aretha Franklin
  82. James Brown
  83. Motown
  84. Diana Ross and the Supremes
  85. Musical Close-Up: Melody and Soul Singer
  86. San Francisco
  87. Overview: America Counters the British Invasion
  88. The Jefferson Airplane
  89. The Grateful Dead
  90. Janis Joplin
  91. Other San Francisco Groups
  92. Musical Close-Up: The Art of Improvisation
  93. Jazz Rock
  94. Overview: A Tale of Sibling Rivalry and Its Resolution
  95. Blood, Sweat, and Tears
  96. Chicago
  97. Other Jazz Rock Groups
  98. Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of "Symphony for the Devil/Sympathy for the Devil" (Blood, Sweat, and Tears)
  99. Art Rock
  100. Overview: Rock as a "Legitimate" Musical Vocabulary
  101. Rock with Orchestra
  102. Rock Operas and Theatrical Works
  103. Nontheatrical Art Rock by Unaccompanied Rock Groups
  104. Musical Close-Up: An Analysis of Karn Evil 9 by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
  105. Mainstream Rock
  106. Overview: The Decade of Nondirection
  107. Mainstream Trends of the 1970s
  108. Mainstream Rock in the 1980s
  109. Mainstream Rock Beyond the 1980s
  110. Musical Close-Up: A Look at Rock Lyrics
  111. The Continuing Fragmentation of Rock
  112. Overview: Sub-styles of the 1960s Evolve into the 1970s and Beyond
  113. Art Rock Evolves into Progressive Rock
  114. Jazz Rock Evolves into Fusion
  115. The Singer-Songwriters of the 1970s
  116. Folk Influences in the 1980s and 1990s
  117. Country Rock and Progressive Country
  118. The Jam Band Phenomenon
  119. Soft Rock of the 1970s
  120. Soft Rock Continues to Evolve
  121. Musical Close-Up: Country or Rock?
  122. Heavy Metal
  123. Overview: "We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore"
  124. British Heavy Metal Evolves
  125. American Heavy Metal
  126. The 1980s: Heavy Metal Continues
  127. Musical Close-Up: Meter in Heavy Metal and Metal-Influenced Alternative Rock
  128. Dance Music
  129. Overview: The Selling of Rock-Changes in the 1980s and 1990s
  130. The Return of Dance Music
  131. Disco
  132. Motown Keeps Dancing
  133. Other Music for Dancing
  134. Dancing Through the 1990s and Beyond
  135. The Latin Invasion
  136. Musical Close-Up: The Anatomy of Disco
  137. Rap and Hip-Hop
  138. Overview: Technology, the Internet, and the Music Industry
  139. Rap's Beginnings
  140. Rap Comes of Age
  141. Other Rappers
  142. New Jack Swing
  143. Musical Close-Up: Expressive Musical Performance Delivery of Rap
  144. Alternative Styles
  145. Overview: Boomers and Post-boomers
  146. Alternative Rock: The Problem of Definitions
  147. The Beginnings of Alternative Rock: The 1970s
  148. Punk Movements: Back to Basics
  149. Alternative Styles Evolve
  150. Grunge
  151. Indie Rock
  152. Punk III: Neo-Punk Propels Rock into the New Millennium
  153. Prog Rock
  154. Musical Close-up: Alternative Views of Alternative Rock
  155. An Overview and An Editorial
  156. Overview: Eight Basic Statements
  157. Editorial
  158. Where to Now?

Author note

Dr. Joseph Stuessy holds the Ph.D. and Master of Arts degrees from the Eastman School of Music.  His undergraduate degree is from Southern Methodist University.  Dr. Stuessy served as Professor and Director of the School of Music at Texas State University (2003-2007) and as Professor and Director of the Division of Music at the University of Texas at San Antonio (1979-2003).

 

Dr. Stuessy's Piano Concerto No. 1 was premiered by the Houston Symphony Orchestra and has been performed by the San Antonio Symphony and the Moscow State Orchestra.  His Piano Concerto No. 2 was premiered in 1996.  Both concertos have been recorded by the Moscow State Orchestra and are available on Aquarius compact discs.  Other works by Dr. Stuessy have been performed by the Dallas Symphony, the Eastman-Rochester Symphony, the Bolshoi Symphony (Moscow), Voices of Change, jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, and various other soloists and ensembles.  A complete concert of his compositions was presented in 1993 at the Composer's Union in Moscow, Russia.  In 2005, he was named "Composer of the Year" by the National Federation of Music Clubs.

 

In 1985, Dr. Stuessy provided invited testimony to the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on the topic of rock and roll lyrics.  He has taught a course on the history of rock music to over 10,000 students at three major universities (Southern Methodist U, Unviersity of Texas San Antonio, and Texas State University).

 

Dr. Scott Lipscomb received his Bachelor of Music Degree in Jazz Performance from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he studied with Jerry Coker. In addition, he holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Music (specialization: Systematic Musicology) from the University of California, Los Angeles. For six years, Dr. Lipscomb taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio (1995 to 2001) where he was actively involved with the Institute for Music Research.  He was Associate Professor of Music Education & Music Technology at the Northwestern University School of Music from 2001 to 2006. Currently an Associate Professor & Head of the Music Education & Music Therapy Division in the School of Music at the University of Minnesota, he teaches a variety of courses in music education, research design, music cognition, music technology, and rock history.

 

His primary areas of research interest include music integration in the K-12 classroom, integrating technology into the music classroom, developing innovative research techniques for studying musical behaviors, music applications for mobile devices, and experimental investigations to enhance our understanding of the role of music in multimedia (motion pictures, animation, and video games). In addition to authoring this textbook, he has made numerous presentations at regional, national, and international conferences, including those hosted by the Society for Music Perception & Cognition, the European Society for the Cognition of Music, the Society for Research in Music Education, the Minnesota Music Educators Association, the Association for Technology in Music Instruction, and the College Music Society. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes.

Description

Rock and Roll – Changing Society, Evolving History

 

Rock and Roll: Its History and Stylistic Development, 7th edition introduces students to the various elements of music along with the history of rock music. Rock and roll is more than just a musical style, it is an influential social factor.

 

This program gives a thorough historical and musical analysis of rock artists, styles, and events in a clear and accessible language.  

A better teaching and learning experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience– for you and your students. Here’s how:

Improve Active Listening – A “Take Note” section at the beginning of each chapter poses a series of key questions; each chapter concludes with a corresponding "Take Note" section that provides brief answers to the earlier questions. Each chapter also begins with a list of key terms.  

Engage Students – Each chapter includes a set of suggested listening activities to enhance the reader’s understanding of the text.

Support Instructors – A full Instructor’s Manual and Testbank are available.

Reviews

"One of the best treatments of the subject. Good chronology, well written and accessible without any hint of the usual popular music writers excesses." - Ken Keaton, Florida Atlantic University

 

"I think it's well organized and fits the framework of the semester well." George Beyer, Cypress College

 

"The text is perfect for my course and our student population that we serve...Simply the best!" Doug Jones, Kentucky Community and Technical College - Jefferson