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The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop

Edgar, Robert, Fairclough-Isaacs, Kirsty and Halligan, Benjamin, eds. (2013) The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop. Routledge

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Abstract

The Music Documentary offers a wide-range of approaches, across key moments in the history of popular music, in order to define and interrogate this prominent genre of film-making. The writers in this volume argue persuasively that the music documentary must be considered as an essential cultural artefact in documenting stars and icons, and musicians and their times – particularly for those figures whose fame was achieved posthumously.

In this collection of fifteen essays, the reader will find comprehensive discussions of the history of music documentaries, insights in their production and promotion, close studies of documentaries relating to favourite bands or performers, and approaches to questions of music documentary and form, from the celluloid to the digital age.

Item Type: Book
Status: Published
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
School/Department: School of Humanities, Religion & Philosophy
URI: http://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/3647

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