Form and Content in Commercial Music
This book presents the basic structural concepts of music theory, from the beginning to the more advanced, within the context of popular and commercial music. This unique approach makes advanced concepts more accessible to young music students pursuing careers in commercial music. It demonstrates how these concepts function within music that is familiar to them. The text features numerous examples of the musical concepts discussed and combines them with exercies designed to strengthen and reinforce understanding. This text is highlighted by a thorough discussion of popular songs, advertising campaigns, and television and film scoring.
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