Words, music, and the popular : global perspectives on intermedial relations /

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p.1 online resource. (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01071344, (OCoLC)fst01071422, aat, Culture populaire., fast, Histoire et critique., History and criticism., Musique populaire, Popular culture, Popular culture., Popular music, Popular music.


Includes index.Words, Music, and the Popular: Global Perspectives on Intermedial Relations opens up the notion of the popular, drawing useful links between wide-ranging aspects of popular culture, through the lens of the interaction between words and music. This collection of essays explores the relation of words and music to issues of the popular. It asks: What is popularity or 'the' popular and what role(s) does music play in it? What is the function of the popular, and is 'pop' a system? How can popularity be explained in certain historical and political contexts? How do class, gender, race, and ethnicity contribute to and complicate an understanding of the 'popular'? What of the popularity of verbal art forms? How do they interact with music at particular times and throughout different media?Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 21, 2022).1: Words, Music, and the Popular -- 2: Of Silent Notation and Historiographic Relationality: Words, Music, and Notions of the Popular -- 3: Experiencing Dylan: The Effect of Formal Structure and Performance on the Popularity and Interpretation of Two Dylan Songs -- 4: Freewheelin with Adorno Down Highway 61:Bob Dylans Transformative Electric Turn -- 5: Which Side is this Ex-Beatle on? A Reassessment of the 1970s Rock Press Framing, Interpretation, and Consideration of Paul McCartney and Wings -- 6: PJ Harvey as a Modern War Poet: How Let England Shake Challenges English England Through the Pastoral -- 7: Transmedia Performance in Scandinavian Singalong Shows: On the Transmediation of Liveness and Participation in Community Singing -- 8: A Melopoetic Struggle Between East and West:Mickiewicz and the Popular Idiom -- 9: Post-Sovietness of the Popular: the West, the post-Soviet Ukrainian Audience, and the Major Ukrainian Pop Star (1990s) -- 10: Cafe-Concert Parodies of Lohengrin (Wagner) and Othello (Verdi) in the Context of Popularisation Efforts of the Opera de Paris in the 1890s -- 11: "the world wanted to bleed all the sass out my name : Interrogating the Popularity of Words and Music in Tyehimba Jesss Olio -- 12: William H. Gass and the (Un)popularity of Words as Music.