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The Musical Language of Rock

The Musical Language of Rock Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-music-theory/article-pdf/65/2/375/1476733/375biamonte.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 30 March 2022 REV IEW David Temperley Oxford University Press, 2018: xiii + 292 pp. ($115.00 cloth, $34.95 paper) Nicole Biamonte David Temperley’s The Musical Language of Rock is a we c lome and use ful resource for the study of rock music. Designed for “p pe le w o ith a ser oi us inter est in rock music” (xi) who are l eir t ate in staff nota tion and con ver sant with basic har mony, it could serve as a te bxotok or sup ple men tary rea id ng for a course at the advanced unde gr rad u ate or gra u d ate lev els in the the or y and ana yl sis of rock music, if not pop u lar music more ge e n r ally. Temperley cites A llan Moore’s Rock: The Primary Text, Ken Stephenson’s W hat to Listen for in Rock, and Walter Everett’s The Foundations of Rock as impor tant pre cur sors of his book (8). Among these, Stephenson’s is the most sim i lar because it was designed as an un gde rar d u http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Music Theory Duke University Press

The Musical Language of Rock

Journal of Music Theory , Volume 65 (2) – Oct 1, 2021

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Copyright © 2021 by Yale University
ISSN
0022-2909
eISSN
1941-7497
DOI
10.1215/00222909-9143218
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Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-music-theory/article-pdf/65/2/375/1476733/375biamonte.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 30 March 2022 REV IEW David Temperley Oxford University Press, 2018: xiii + 292 pp. ($115.00 cloth, $34.95 paper) Nicole Biamonte David Temperley’s The Musical Language of Rock is a we c lome and use ful resource for the study of rock music. Designed for “p pe le w o ith a ser oi us inter est in rock music” (xi) who are l eir t ate in staff nota tion and con ver sant with basic har mony, it could serve as a te bxotok or sup ple men tary rea id ng for a course at the advanced unde gr rad u ate or gra u d ate lev els in the the or y and ana yl sis of rock music, if not pop u lar music more ge e n r ally. Temperley cites A llan Moore’s Rock: The Primary Text, Ken Stephenson’s W hat to Listen for in Rock, and Walter Everett’s The Foundations of Rock as impor tant pre cur sors of his book (8). Among these, Stephenson’s is the most sim i lar because it was designed as an un gde rar d u

Journal

Journal of Music TheoryDuke University Press

Published: Oct 1, 2021

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