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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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Using multimodal critical discourse studies, the author examines the political role of popular music in Turkey and its subversive and political evolution.
0, but also includes recent ethnographic and theoretical insights, and Bogdanovic's work on masculinities and popular music.
The Journal of World Popular Music also features alternative means of presenting scholarship through creative and visual means such as photography, poetry, and artwork, as well as audio and video means through an accompanying website.
Obviously, popular music scenes tend to change very rapidly--all the more so in Tanzania, where both the liberalization of the media sector in 1993 and increased access to new technologies have brought about an unprecedented growth in the production of popular music in the last two decades.
Editor Barendregt is currently coordinating a four-year project (funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) that uses popular music as a lens for studying cultural change.
The history of the role of popular music on television is neglected within both popular music and television studies.
Simon will make a welcome return to Penistone to play a concert of popular music on the Allen Digital theatre organ.
Academic studies of popular music were once so rare that scholars needed to impose in their research and teaching ideas developed in the study of distant cultural and musical formations.
In Brazilian Popular Music and Citizenship, editors Idelber Avelar and Christopher Dunn contend that Brazilian music has been "an instrument through which disenfranchised groups have asserted claims to citizenship, as well as a tool in the formulation of disciplinary or repressive state policies" (p.
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have found that the average US adolescent is heavily exposed to alcohol brands mentioned in popular music.
Sounds of the Metropolis: The Nineteenth-Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris, and Vienna.

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