Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand

Author(s): Shelley Brunt + Geoff Stahl

NZ Art and Artists | Performing Arts

Made in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century popular music of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. The volume consists of chapters by leading scholars of Australian and Aotearoan/New Zealand music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. Each chapter provides adequate context so readers understand why the figure or genre under discussion is of lasting significance to Australian or Aotearoan/New Zealand popular music. The book first presents a general description of the history and background of popular music in these countries, followed by chapters that are organized into thematic sections: Place-Making and Music-Making; Rethinking the Musical Event; Musical Transformations: Decline and Renewal; and Global Sounds, Local Identity.


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General Fields

  • : 9781138195691
  • : Taylor & Francis Group
  • : Routledge
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shelley Brunt + Geoff Stahl
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 254