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1970s Soft Rock, Baroque Pop, and ‘Prog-Lite’: Or, what does middle-of-the- road popular music sound like?


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This paper was presented at the Music and the Middlebrow International Conference, University of Notre Dame, London, 22-24 June 2017. The paper examines songs from the 1970s that fall under a "middle-of-the-road" umbrella and explores the defining musical characteristics of this aesthetic. The presentation slides are attached.

Item Type: Paper presented at a conference, workshop, or other event which was not published in the proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Popular Music, Culture, Aesthetics, Analysis
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: Schools > School of Media Arts
Depositing User: Nick Braae
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2017 23:24
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 04:42

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