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see country and western musiccountry and western music,
American popular music form originating in the Southeast (country music) and the Southwest and West (western music). The two regional styles coalesced in the 1920s when recorded material became available in rural areas, and they were further
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; folk songfolk song,
music of anonymous composition, transmitted orally. The theory that folk songs were originally group compositions has been modified in recent studies. These assume that the germ of a folk melody is produced by an individual and altered in transmission into a
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; gospel musicgospel music,
American religious musical form that owes much of its origin to the Christian conversion of West Africans enslaved in the American South. Gospel music partly evolved from the songs slaves sang on plantations, notably work songs, and from the Protestant hymns they
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; jazzjazz,
the most significant form of musical expression of African-American culture and arguably the most outstanding contribution the United States has made to the art of music. Origins of Jazz

Jazz developed in the latter part of the 19th cent.
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; rap musicrap music
or hip-hop,
genre originating in the mid-1970s among black and Hispanic performers in New York City, at first associated with an athletic style of dancing, known as breakdancing.
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; rock musicrock music,
type of music originating in the United States in the mid-1950s and increasingly popular throughout much of the world. Origins of Rock

Essentially hybrid in origin, rock music includes elements of several black and white American music styles: black
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Ryan started to write music in the late 1970s, making his mark when his signature song "Kay Ganda ng Ating Musika" ("How Beautiful is Our Music") won the grand prize in the first Metro Manila popular music festival in 1978 and in an international song festival in South Korea in the same year.
Yano, and Soojin Kim trace the genealogies of modern popular music in Korea and Japan during and after the Japanese occupation of Korea (1910-45).
Drawing on research with musicians, producers, critics, business figures, copyright specialists, and young audiences, the author analyzes popular music in contemporary Bulgaria and argues that the local music scene is characterized by the ideas of amorphousness, fluidity, and marginalization, rather than clearly defined structures.
A new study, conducted by data scientists at Lawrence Technological University in Michigan saw them using quantitative analytics to study the change in lyrics of popular music over seven decades, from the 1950s to 2016.
This philosophy has led to a broad curriculum that includes film music, videogame music, music production, music and the mind, world music, classical music, jazz music, and popular music.
Richard Burnell of the YMCA concert committee, said: "It is a super programme of popular music, in fact an extravaganza not to be missed."
This third edition comes almost 20 years after Longhurst's original publication, and by incorporating new material into the original and second edition text, it shows the development of sociological research on popular music, in a way that will be enlightening for the undergraduate students, to whom it is intended to serve as an introductory text.
The Journal of World Popular Music is a new peer-reviewed journal that "publishes research and scholarship on recent issues and debates surrounding international popular musics, also known as World Music, Global Pop, World Beat or, more recently, World Music 2.0." Available in print and electronically, the journal focuses on world music in all of its forms, with a specific emphasis on contemporary, interdisciplinary, and international perspectives.
Although this method applies to both classical and jazz/popular music, it nevertheless changes somewhat for jazz/popular music, because the implication of arrangement in popular music is different from that of classical music.
ALEX PERULLO, Live from Dar es Salaam: popular music and Tanzania's music economy.
Sites of Popular Music Heritage: Memories, Histories, Places is an anthology of scholarly essays by learned authors, examining the challenges and conflicts involved in attempting to preserve a cultural record of popular music.
Yesterday at Sotheby's Bob Dylan's original hand-written lyrics for the 1965 epic Like A Rolling Stone fetched $2,045,000 to set an auction record for a popular music manuscript (est.

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