• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The Blues Lyric Formula (Hardback)
  • The Blues Lyric Formula (Hardback)
zoom

The Blues Lyric Formula (Hardback)

(author)
£88.99
Hardback 376 Pages / Published: 10/03/2006
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

This book is the first rigourous and detailed exploration of exactly how blues singers used formulas to create songs, and it more than amply fills the gap in the the study of the blues, where the structure and content of the lyrics have been less fully explored than the musical form.

Focusing on the songs recorded by African-American singers for pre-World War Two commercial recording companies, this is an excellent structural analysis of the formulaic composistion of blues lyrics.

This book gives a step-by-step description of the rules implicit in this formulaic structure and inspires new discussion of lyric structures.

A wide array of readers will find this insightful and informative: from students of African-American music, cultural studies, history and linguistics, to Blues fans fascinated by exactly how the lyrics of this influential music style are written.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415974981
Number of pages: 376
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 26 mm

You may also be interested in...

Music Listography Journal
Added to basket
The Little Black Songbook
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Paperback
I Am Ozzy
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
When Giants Walked the Earth
Added to basket
How Music Works
Added to basket
£16.99   £11.99
Paperback
Cash
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Revolution In The Head
Added to basket
Chronicles Volume 1
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Rod: The Autobiography
Added to basket
£9.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Complete Classical Music Guide
Added to basket
Life
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Cider With Roadies
Added to basket
The Hacienda
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Beatles
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
This Is Your Brain On Music
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Music Theory For Dummies
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.