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Popular Music and Nostalgia: Some Outline Thoughts

I am off to Prague on Tuesday to deliver a paper at the 6th European Communication Conference. The subject matter is popular music and nostalgia. Here is a transcript of the paper. It is closely linked into my work in … Continue reading

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Starting to Think About Music: Song Arrangement and Track

Here is a podcast of an introductory lecture on ways we can think about popular music analysis, and the differences between Song, Arrangement and Track.

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Production and Text Analysis – and the Elements of Music

I have attached below a 2nd presentation of my musicology class – which focuses on how we can analyze how music is produced in addition to the text (using the elements of music). It starts with a few questions which … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa and the And: Sent Off Today!!!

Well, after over year of hard work – Frank Zappa and the And: A  Contextual Analysis of his Legacy was sent off to the publisher today. There will still be work to do once it goes through the publishing process … Continue reading

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Where Does The Meaning Lie in Music?

Ok – this is a new type of blog entry for me.  I am going to experiment with discussing some of the issues me and my students are dealing with in my Musicology Class at the ATRiuM in Cardiff. We … Continue reading

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