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Between Montmartre and the Mudd Club: Popular Music and the Avant-Garde

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During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, popular music was considered nothing but vulgar entertainment. Today, jazz and rock music are seen as forms of art, and their practitioners are regularly accorded a status on par with the cultural and political elite. To take just one recent example, Bono, lead singer and lyricist of the rock band U2, got equal and so ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by University Of Chicago Press
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Really solid look into avant garde music through the ages.
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