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John Shepherd

John Shepherd is Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chancellor’s Professor of Music and Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He was from 2007-2012 Carleton’s Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Shepherd has been a member of EPMOW’s editorial board since 1990. In 2000, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his role “as a leading architect of a post-War critical musicology.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction In terms of the practise of popular music, a ‘venue’ may be defined as any place where popular music is performed. Broadly speaking, there are two types of venue. The first is a place where music is performed...

Conclusion: The Significance and Value of Popular Music Venues

Robert Kronenburg

Robert Kronenburg is the Roscoe Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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This Must Be The Place : An Architectural History of Popular Music Performance Venues

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This is more of a pilgrimage than a night out. The outside of the venue is as I have seen it in pictures I have been looking at since the 1970s, fascinated by the roots of my favourite music of the time, in particular Talking Heads...

Music Festivals

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The popular music festival is an event of a broadly celebratory nature at which a series of musical performances takes place. It is most often held over several days in one location or at several sites within a town or region. Although...

Ålborg (Aalborg)

Morten Michelsen

Morten Michelsen is Associate Professor in the Section for Musicology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 119,157 (1998)Ålborg (Aalborg), the fourth-largest city in Denmark, is located in the northern part of Jylland (Jutland), where it was established in the eleventh century. The city is the local administrative center and boasts...

Constructing the Cosmopolitan Arena Concert

The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Arena concerts that care about the world have been flourishing in recent times. These music events provide large-scale, immersive, socially conscious entertainment. They engage on-site and external audiences, who consume...

Evolutions of The Wall

The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Everyone said that a show like this could never be toured. Introduction Roger Waters (1943–) is known as a founding member in the British rock group Pink Floyd, of which he was a member from 1965 to 1985. My heartfelt...

The Sound of a Room at Prayer

Seán Street

Seán Street is Emeritus Professor of Radio at Bournemouth University. He is author of The Poetry of Radio: The Colour of Sound (Routledge, 2013). He is also a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 and a poet, with nine published collections. He lives in Liverpool, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Sound of a Room : Memory and the Auditory Presence of Place

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2020

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...Choirs of Angels Every structure of mankind – from Stonehenge to the newest, brightest mirror-glass skyscraper – has been designed, built, made, constructed and laboured over. But there comes a time when the builders leave, and the building...

Sound System

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...At the heart of reggae lies the sound system. In the early days of the phenomenon, during the late 1940s and early 1950s in Jamaica, a sound system was scarcely more than a turntable, an amplifier and a pair of speakers, playing the latest...

The Theater

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Popular music and the theater enjoy a close relationship that has its roots deep in both their histories. The most prominent connections in the relationship may be identified as: the functions allocated by the theater to music...

‘Hello Cleveland … !’

The Arena Concert : Music, Media and Mass Entertainment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter considers the experience of arena concerts from the ethnographic perspective of performers and those who work with them onstage. The text is compiled from five semi-structured interviews with musicians and technicians who play...