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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Performance and Production
By John Shepherd (editor)
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Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Publication date June 1, 2003
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780826463227
ISBN-10 0826463223
Dimensions 1.75 by 7.50 by 9.75 in.
Weight 3.50 lbs.
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Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World
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'I did not think the second volume could possibly be as good as the first. I was wrong. So browse, read it through, or just use it as a reference - you will find there is always more to learn. It is a wonderful accomplishment. Anyone who cares about popular music should have this book.' Lawerence Grossberg, Morris Davis Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This second volume consists of some 460 entries by 130 contributors from around the world. Entries range between 250 and 5000 words, and are arranged in four parts:

Part I: Performers and Performing;
Part II: Musical Production and Transmission;
Part III: Musical Instruments;
Part IV: Musical Forms and Practice.

Entries include musical examples, bibliographies, discographies and filmographies. An extensive index is also provided.

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