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Rocking the Classics

English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

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Rocking the Classics by Edward L. Macan
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This study looks at the music and history of progressive rock, a genre praised for its virtuosic instrumental solos and gargantuan stage shows, but also criticized for its privileged, upper-middle class roots. By using an interdisciplinary approach that draws together cultural theory, musicology and music criticism, it shows how progressive rock - which includes bands such as King Crimson, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Yes, Genesis, the Moody Blues and Pink Floyd - served as a vital cultural expression of the counterculture of the late 1960s and 1970s in England.
Release date Australia
September 1st, 1996
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
16 pp halftones
Imprint
Oxford University Press Inc
Pages
304
Dimensions
161x243x25
ISBN-13
9780195098877
Product ID
1808818

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