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Popular music in contemporary France

authenticity, politics, debate

by David Looseley

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Published by Berg in Oxford, New Yrok .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- France -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Popular music -- Social aspects -- France

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementDavid L. Looseley.
      SeriesBerg French studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3489 .L65 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3671884M
      ISBN 101859736319, 185973636X
      LC Control Number2003001463

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While music lovers from all over the world have tried to recreate the ambience of French cafés by playing music from stars such as Piaf, Trénet and Chevalier, intellectuals, sociologists and policy makers in France have been embroiled in passionate debate about just what constitutes 'real' French music.

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The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in France. In France during the s and s, popular music became a key component of socio-cultural modernisation as the music/record industry became increasingly important in both economic and cultural terms in response to demographic changes and the rise of the modern media.

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These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed by people with little or no musical training. It stands in contrast to both art music and traditional or "folk" music. Art music was historically disseminated through the performances of written music, although since the beginning of the.

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