Beatles as Musicians by Walter Everett
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"Beatles" as Musicians
By Walter Everett

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Beatles as Musicians by Walter Everett

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This volume is a comprehensive, chronologically-ordered study of every aspect of the musical life of the Beatles - composition, performance, recording and reception histories - from the group's beginnings in 1956 through to 1965. Authoritative interpretations from every available reliable musical source are interwoven through a documentary study of thousands of audio, video, print, and multimedia sources. The text should enable general readers and musicians as well as educated music theorists to appreciate more aspects of the music of this celebrated popular music group.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195141047
ISBN-10: 0195141040
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 150mm x 32mm)
Pages: 472
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Expression in Pop/Rock Music by Walter Everett Expression in Pop/Rock Music, Hardback (November 2007)

Applying a variety of analytical techniques and critical approaches in the study of songs by artists such as David Bowie, James Brown, the Cure, Genesis, Radiohead, and Frank Zappa, this collection of essays tackles the musical text itself in coming to terms with political, social, cultural, and stylistic issues expressed in popular music.

'Beatles' as Musicians by Walter Everett 'Beatles' as Musicians, Paperback (October 2001)

This is a chronological study of the musical life of the Beatles, from 1956 up to 1965. The main focus is on the materials and structures of the Beatles' melodies, harmonies, counterpoint, rhythms, and the ways these portray the themes of their poetry. The book also addresses performance practice, recording procedure, historical context and more.

Traditions, Institutions, and American Popular Tradition by Walter Everett Traditions, Institutions, and American Popular Tradition, Paperback (August 2000)

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Author Biography - Walter Everett

Walter Everett is Associate Professor of Music in Music Theory at the University of Michigan. He is the author of The Beatles as Musicians: Revolver through the Anthology (OUP, 1999).

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