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Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music

Simon Frith - Music - 1996 - 376 pages
Starting off from a sociologist's assumptions about musical taste, the author moves toward a theory of popular aesthetics where value judgements carry enough weight to serve as ...
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Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music

Simon Frith - Music - 1996 - 368 pages
An influential writer on popular music asks what we talk about when we talk about music. Instead of dismissing emotional response and personal taste as inaccessible to academic ...
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