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Wednesday, October 26

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    Richard Middleton's entry for 'Class' in the Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World.
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    IanSimon McKerrell's lecture on Class and Popular Music here:
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    Popular music and class
    (Dr Ian Biddle)
    Lecture notes from Wednesday 26th October Dr Simon McKerrell
    {MUS2065 Class and PopMusic Culture.pdf}

    Essential Reading
    Derek Scott, (2001) 'Music and Social Class', Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 544-567.
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Wednesday, October 5

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    2) Using some key Marxist terminology, outline how music is used, and can perform, social class.
    3) Rock could be described as a musical genre made by men for men, outline how that statement could be understood in terms of the gendering of lyrical, musical and extra-musical content.
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    2) Using some key Marxist terminology, outline how music is used, and can perform, social class.
    3) Rock could be described as a musical genre made by men for men, outline how that statement could be understood in terms of the gendering of lyrical, musical and extra-musical content.
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  3. page Module Timetable and Readings edited Week 1 06/10/2015 Student introduction to **www.ispopmus.com** wiki 07/10/2015 05/10/2016 I…

    Week 1
    06/10/2015 Student introduction to **www.ispopmus.com** wiki
    07/10/2015
    05/10/2016 Introduction—Issues in
    (Dr Simon McKerrell)
    Introduction to module, Disciplinary terms: Vernacular Music, Folk Music, Traditional Music, Popular Music, Popular Music Studies, Ethnomusicology, Music Sociology, Empirical Musicology, Radical Musicology, Anthropology, Folklore, Performance Studies.
    This week we will look broadly at the idea of music-as: social practice; sonic object; social process; pure music; canon; community; commodity; oral history; functional (e.g. work songs, dance music), etc. and how these views shape approaches to music, and the questions we ask.

    Essential Reading
    Kassabian, Anahid. (1999) ‘Popular’ in Swiss, T. & Horner, B. (1999) Key Terms in Popular Music and Culture Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., pp.113-123.
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    Middleton, Richard. (2006) Voicing the Popular: On the subjects of Popular Music New York: Routledge.
    Hobsbawm, Eric. (1983). “Introduction: Inventing Traditions.” In Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger (eds.), The Invention of Tradition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.1-14.
    Week 2
    13/12/2015
    06/10/2016 Seminar with Matthew Ord, Technical assistance, questions.
    14/10/2015
    student introduction to **www.ispopmus.com** wiki (Matthew Ord)
    Week 2 NOTE CHANGE OF TIME FOR LECTURE and venue change:
    Tuesday 9-11am in Teaching Room 10, Stevenson Building STB.T.10 (3.12).
    See map here **http://www.ncl.ac.uk/media/wwwnclacuk/abouttheuniversity/files/campus-map.pdf**
    11/10/2016 NOTE CHANGE OF TIME/VENUE THIS WEEK
    Understanding Gender
    Essential Reading
    Biddle, Ian. (2009) ‘Introduction(s)’ to Masculinity and Western Music Practice, Ian Biddle & Kirsten Gibson (eds.), Farnham: Ashgate.
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    Dibben, Nicola. (1999) ‘Representations of Femininity in Popular Music’ Popular Music, 18(3), pp.331-355.
    Monson, Ingrid. ‘Music and the Anthropology of Gender and Cultural Identity’ in Women and Music: a Journal of Gender and Culture, i (1997), pp.24–32.
    13/10/2016 Seminar (Matthew Ord)
    Week 3
    20/10/2015 Seminar (Matthew Ord)
    21/10/2015
    19/10/2016 Class and
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    culture (Dr Ian Biddle)Simon McKerrell)
    Essential Reading
    Derek Scott, (2001) 'Music and Social Class', Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 544-567.
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    Raymond Williams' entry for 'Class' in his Keywords
    Richard Middleton's entry for 'Class' in the Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World
    20/10/2016 Seminar (Matthew Ord)
    Week 4
    27/10/2015 Seminar, Tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    28/10/2015
    26/10/2016 Semiotics, 'what
    Essential Reading
    Taruskin, Richard. (1982) ‘On Letting the Music Speak for Itself: Some Reflections on Musicology and Performance’ The Journal of Musicology, 1(3), pp.338-349.
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    Keil, Charles, & Steven Feld. (1994) Music Grooves: Essays and Dialogues Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
    Small, Christopher. (1998) Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, pp.1-18.
    27/10/2016 Seminar, Tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    Week 5
    03/11/2015 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    04/11/2015 Politics and Popular Music (Dr Adam Behr)
    Week 6
    10/11/2015 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    10/11/2015 (12-2pm) Race (Dr Simon McKerrell)
    Essential Reading
    Jon Stratton and Nabeel Zuberi (eds.) Black popular music in Britain since 1945
    Potter, Russell A. (1995) ‘”Are you afraid of the mix of black and white?” Hip-hop and the Spectacular Politics of Race’, in Spectacular Vernaculars, Hip-hop and the Politics of Postmodernism, Russell A. Potter, Albany: State University of New York Press, pp.131-156.
    Carby, Hazel. (2001) "What Is This 'Black' in Irish Popular Culture?" European Journal of Cultural Studies Vol. 4 (3): 325-349.
    Additional Reading
    Radano, Ronald. (2003) Lying up a nation: race and Black music Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
    Bohlman, Philip V. (2007) ‘Erasure: displacing and misplacing race in twentieth-century music historiography’ in Western Music and Race by Julie Brown (ed.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.3-23.
    Week 7
    17/11/2015 Seminar and Tutorials (Dr Simon McKerrell)
    18/11/2015
    02/11/2016 Aesthetics: How
    Essential Reading
    DeNora, Tia. (2000) 'Musical Affect in Practice' in Music in everyday life, Cambridge University Press, pp.21-45.
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    Davies, Stephen, “Music” in Jerrold Levinson, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics (Oxford 2003), pp.489-515.
    Shusterman, Richard. (1992) Pragmatist Aesthetics, Living Beauty, Rethinking Art, pp.201-235.
    03/11/2016 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    Week 6
    09/11/2016 (Matt Ord and Ivan Diaz-Burlinson)
    Place and Popular Music Cultures
    Newcastle focus—cities and soundscapes
    Essential Reading
    O’Flynn, John. (2007) ‘National Identity and Music in Transition: Issues of authenticity in a Global Setting’ in Music, National Identity and the Politics of Location, Between the Global and the Local, Ian Biddle & Vanessa Knights (eds.), Aldershot: Ashgate, pp.19-38.
    Additional Reading
    Smith, Susan J. (1994) ‘Soundscapes’ Area, 26/3, pp.232-40.
    Stokes, Martin. (1994) Ethnicity, Identity and Music: The Musical Construction of Place, Berg, Oxford, (2nd edition 1997).
    10/11/2016 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    Week 7
    16/11/2016 Politics and Popular Music (Dr Adam Behr)
    Essential reading
    Cloonan, Martin (1999), ‘Pop and the Nation-State – towards a theorisation’, Popular Music, 18(2), pp.193-207
    Homan, Shane (2010), ‘Governmental as anything: live music and law and order in Melbourne’, Perfect Beat 11(2), pp.103-118, DOI:10.1558/prbt.v11i2.103
    Negus, Keith (1996), Popular Music in Theory, Cambridge: Polity, Chapter 7, pp. 190-224
    Additional Reading
    Behr, Adam (2016), Cultural Policy and the Creative Industries’ in The Routledge Reader on the Sociology of Music by John Shepherd and Kyle Devine (eds.), London and New York: Routledge, pp. 277-286
    Frith, Simon (1981) “’The magic that can set you free’: The Ideology of folk and the myth of the rock community”, Popular Music, 1, pp.159-168
    Street, John (2013), Music and Politics, Cambridge: Polity, esp. Chapters 5 and 6, pp. 79-117
    Weinstein, D. (2006) ‘Rock protest songs : so many and so few’ in The Resisting Muse: Popular Music and Social Protest byIan Peddie (ed.) Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 3-16
    17/11/2016 Seminar and Tutorials (Matthew Ord)

    Week 8
    24/11/2015 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    25/11/2015
    23/11/2016 Multimodal analysis:
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    and text (Dr Simon McKerrell)
    Essential Reading
    Johnson, Mark L., and Steve Larson. 2003. ‘“Something in the Way She Moves”-Metaphors of Musical Motion’, Metaphor and Symbol, 18: 63–84 http://dx.doi.org/10.1207/S15327868MS1802_1
    Van Leeuwen, Theo. 2004. Introducing Social Semiotics: An Introductory Textbook (Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge), pp. 179-207.
    Van Leeuwen, Theo. 2012. ‘Multimodality and Rhythm’, The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0832/abstract
    24/11/2016 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    Week 9
    01/12/201530/11/2016 How do songs mean?
    Essential Reading
    Allan F. Moore. (2012) Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Popular Song, Farnham: Ashgate. [Read chapters 4, 5, 8.]
    01/12/2016
    Seminar and
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    (Matthew Ord)
    02/12/2015

    Week 10
    08/12/2015 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)
    09/12/2015 Popular music and place (Mr Matthew Ord)
    Newcastle focus—cities and soundscapes
    07/12/2016 Race (Dr Simon McKerrell)
    Essential Reading
    O’Flynn, John. (2007) ‘National IdentityJon Stratton and MusicNabeel Zuberi (eds.) Black popular music in Transition: IssuesBritain since 1945
    Potter, Russell A. (1995) ‘”Are you afraid
    of authenticity in a Global Setting’ in Music, National Identitythe mix of black and white?” Hip-hop and the Spectacular Politics of Location, Between the GlobalRace’, in Spectacular Vernaculars, Hip-hop and the Local, Ian Biddle & Vanessa Knights (eds.), Aldershot: Ashgate, pp.19-38.Politics of Postmodernism, Russell A. Potter, Albany: State University of New York Press, pp.131-156.
    Carby, Hazel. (2001) "What Is This 'Black' in Irish Popular Culture?" European Journal of Cultural Studies Vol. 4 (3): 325-349.

    Additional Reading
    Smith, Susan J. (1994) ‘Soundscapes’ Area, 26/3, pp.232-40.
    Stokes, Martin. (1994) Ethnicity, Identity
    Radano, Ronald. (2003) Lying up a nation: race and Music: The Musical ConstructionBlack music Chicago: University of Place, Berg, Oxford, (2nd edition 1997).Chicago Press.
    Bohlman, Philip V. (2007) ‘Erasure: displacing and misplacing race in twentieth-century music historiography’ in Western Music and Race by Julie Brown (ed.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp.3-23.
    08/12/2016 Seminar and tutorials (Matthew Ord)

    Week 11
    15/12/2015 STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
    16/12/2015
    14/12/2016 STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
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    12/01/2016 Tutorials
    13/01/2016 Tutorials/
    11/01/2016 Student Presentations (and tutorials)
    12/01/2016 Student Presentations (continued)

    January 2016 Exam date to be confirmed
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Monday, January 4

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    Multimodal metaphor
    Author: Edited By Charles J. Forceville, Eduardo Urios-Aparisi

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Tuesday, December 15

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    1) How does the multimodal analytical framework allow for comparison between different songs?
    2) Using some key Marxist terminology, outline how music is used, and can perform, social class.
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    extra-musical content.
    EXAM PAPER FOR JANUARY 2015:
    {MUS2065 Exam paper 2015-16.pdf}

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