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The Rock Book Student Book

By | Copyright Year:2015 | ISBN-13: 9780170261739

Published:20/11/2014
Renowned author Dr Geoff Lowe meets the rock explosion head on with the second edition of The Rock Book. Written and mapped to the Australian Curriculum: The Arts, this new edition covers key rock music styles from the 1950s to the present day. It has been completely revised and reloaded with a balance of theory and history as well as listening guides, music style analysis, star case studies and class discussion topics.
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CONTENTS

1 Rock ‘n’ Roll
2 The Rise of teen pop
3 The British invasion
4 Folk protest music
5 The rise of rock music
6 Gospel, stax, soul, funk and disco
7 Country and country rock
8 Progressive rock
9 Commercial and soft rock
10 Punk and new wave
11 Reggae
12 The second British invasion
13 Australian pub rock
14 Hip hop
15 Indigenous rock
16 Electronic dance music
17 Grunge, pop-punk and the 90s
18 Popular music from 2000

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Written and mapped to the Australian Curriculum: The Arts

Detailed listening guides in each chapter

Good balance between thoroughly researched and comprehensive historical information and theory

Did you know? Breakout boxes filled with fascinating facts

Star Spots that examine the history and lifestyles of rock stars, bands and their music

Coda summary and discussion topics at the end of each chapter

Slideshows featuring famous rock stars and their bands

Quizzes on selected chapters.

$57.23

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