Phil Rose's Roger Waters and Pink Floyd: The Concept Albums (The PDF

By Phil Rose

ISBN-10: 1611477603

ISBN-13: 9781611477603

ISBN-10: 161147762X

ISBN-13: 9781611477627

Beyond its elucidation and critique of conventional ‘notation-centric’ musicology, this book's basic emphasis is at the negotiation and development of that means in the prolonged musical multimedia works of the vintage British crew red Floyd. Encompassing the idea that albums that the gang published from 1973 to 1983, in the course of Roger Waters’ ultimate interval with the band, chapters are dedicated to Dark part of the Moon (1973), Wish You have been Here (1975), Animals (1977), The Wall (1979) and The ultimate Cut (1983), besides Waters’ 3rd solo album Amused to Death (1993). This book's research of album covers, lyrics, song and picture uses recommendations of literary and movie feedback, whereas utilizing the mixed lenses of musical hermeneutics and discourse research, in order to illustrate how sonic and musical info give a contribution to listeners’ interpretations of the discerning messages of those enormous musical artifacts. eventually, it demonstrates how their phrases, sounds, and photographs interact with the intention to converse one basic drawback, which—to paraphrase the track journalist Karl Dallas—is to verify human values opposed to every thing in lifestyles that are meant to conspire opposed to them.

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