Music Lecture: Walter Everett (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 4:00pm

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"Two approaches to Beatles research: Plumbing the recording process and parsing a text." Walter Everett is the author of "The Foundations of Rock" (Oxford University Press, 2008), a project underwritten by a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and by grants from the Society for Music Theory and the School of Music, Theatre and Dance. He is the author of "The Beatles as Musicians" and is editor of the book, "Expression in Pop-Rock Music." His essays on text-music relations in song and opera, rock music, and Schenkerian theory have appeared in "Music Theory Spectrum," the "Journal of Music Theory," "Music Analysis," "The Musical Quarterly," "Music Theory Online," "Popular Music," "Contemporary Music Review," the "Mozart-Jahrbuch," "College Music Symposium," "Theory and Practice," "In Theory Only," "Beatlestudies," "Beiträge zur Popularmusikforschung," "Genre," "Interdisciplinary Literary Studies," "Soundscapes," and in nine books edited by others. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities.

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