Definitive Guide to Music Types and Styles: New and Expanded Edition

Definitive Guide to Music Types and Styles: New and Expanded Edition by PAUL DU NOYER


Authors
PAUL DU NOYER
ISBN
9781839641947
Published
Binding
Hardcover
Dimensions
153 x 234mm

Written by a distinguished team of music journalists, musicologists and musicians, and with information on more than 12,000 musicians, performers, composers and songwriters, The Guide to Music Types & Styles is the essential reference book that everyone passionate about music should own. The Guide to Music Types & Styles is an essential reference guide for all music fans. Written by a distinguished team of music journalists, musicologists and musicians, it offers up-to-date, comprehensive and accessible introductions to Rock, Pop, Jazz, Folk, Blues, Country, Classical, Electronic, Dance, Reggae, Gospel, Hip Hop & Rap, Soul & R&B, World, Soundtrack & Theatre, and Popular & Novelty. Each chapter contains sections focusing on sub-genres of the styles, such Eighties Pop, Latin Jazz and Musical Theatre, each with a four-bar musical example and a list of leading exponents. With information on more than 12,000 musicians, performers, composers and songwriters, and an Instruments' Glossary, this is the one guide that everyone passionate about music should own. AUTHOR: Paul Du Noyer (founding editor) has written about music for over 30 years, beginning as a reporter on the NME, editing Q magazine, launching Mojo and being an associate editor of Word. With hundreds of interviews to his credit, he's been face-to-face with legends such as Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie. His books include We All Shine On, about the songs of John Lennon. SELLING POINTS: . Authoritative, accessible and comprehensive. . Fully updated for 2020. . Includes recommended classic recordings. . Written by a team of experts. 400 illustrations
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