Pungent Sounds: Constructing Identity with Popular Music in Austria

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This book applies a flexible and fluid concept of tradition, conceived as an aesthetic alliance, to the historical analysis and description of diffusion of Anglo-American forms of popular music into Austria. The book covers the period from the mid-1950's to 1990, including forms such as rock and roll, beat music, folk, punk and new wave. It also discusses changes to the "volkstumliche " and Schlager genres. In addition, the book details the evolution of Austropop, a transitional, heterogeneous variety. The book analyzes ...

Pungent Sounds: Constructing Identity with Popular Music in Austria 1993, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820421704

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