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Understanding Rock: Essays in Musical Analysis

Editor: John Covach

Publication date: 1997

Oxford University Press

A collection of essays by 7 musical theorists and musicologists that apply musical analysis to examples of rocj music. Includes a chapter by Graeme M. Boone called Tonal and Expressive Ambiguity in Dark Star which is centred around an analysis of Dark Star. Other performers analysed include; The Beach Boys, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Yes, Paul Simon, and k.d. lang.

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