Popular Music And Television In Britain

Dr Ian Inglis
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 28 janv. 2013 - 266 pages

Listening to popular music and watching television have become the two most common activities for postwar generations in Britain. From the experiences of programmes like Oh Boy! and Juke Box Jury, to the introduction of 24 hour music video channels, the number and variety of television outputs that consistently make use of popular music, and the importance of the small screen as a principal point of contact between audiences and performers are familiar components of contemporary media operation. Yet there have been few attempts to examine the two activities in tandem, to chart their parallel evolution, to explore the associations that unite them, or to consider the increasingly frequent ways in which the production and consumption of TV and music are linked in theory and in practice. This volume provides an invaluable critical analysis of these, and other, topics in newly-written contributions from some of Britain's leading scholars in the disciplines of television and/or popular music studies. Through a concentration on four main areas in which TV organises and presents popular music – history and heritage; performers and performances; comedy and drama; audiences and territories – the book investigates a diverse range of musical genres and styles, factual and fictional programming, historical and geographical demographics, and the constraints of commerce and technology to provide the first systematic account of the place of popular music on British television.


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Table des matières

Television Documentary Pop Stardom And AutoBiographical
The RePresentation Of The Rock Album
The Old Grey Whistle Test And The Rise
Ready Steady Go Televisual Pop Style And The Careers
Today Bill Grundy And The Sex Pistols
The Contribution Of Television To
Musical Images Of A Nation At War
Rock Follies And British Televisions Dramatisation
Music And The Gendering Of Nostalgia
Introducing The Beatles
The Changing Musical Identities
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À propos de l'auteur (2013)

Ian Inglis is Reader in Popular Music Studies at Northumbria University, UK. His previous books include The Beatles, Popular Music And Society: A Thousand Voices; Popular Music And Film; Performance and Popular Music: History, Place And Time; and The Words And Music Of George Harrison. He is currently preparing The Beatles And Hamburg.

Ian Inglis, Paul Long Tim Wall, Ian Goode, Andy Bennett, Sarah Baker, Peter Mills, Adrienne Lowy, Mark Duffett, Rupa Huq, Sheila Whiteley, Peter Hutchings, Richard Mills, Estella Tincknell, Mike Brocken, Nicholas Reyland.

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