Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna

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The phrase "popular music revolution" may instantly bring to mind such twentieth-century musical movements as jazz and rock 'n' roll. In Sounds of the Metropolis , however, Derek Scott argues that the first popular music revolution actually occurred in the nineteenth century, illustrating how a distinct group of popular styles first began to assert their independence and values. He explains the popular music revolution as driven by social changes and the incorporation of music into a system of capitalist enterprise, which ...

Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna 2011, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199891870

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Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195309461

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