Look! It's Rock'n'roll!

How television participated in shaping the visual genre conventions of popular music

Bidragets oversatte titel: Se, det er rock'n'roll: Hvordan tv medvirkede til at udvikle visuelle, populærmusikalske genrekonventioner

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Resumé

Artiklen undersøger med udgangspunkt i tidlig dansk tv forholdet mellem musikalske genrer og den visuelle præsentation af populærmusik. Eksempelmaterialet er fra programserien Pladeparade (1957-62, 1969)
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftMusic, Sound and the Moving Image
Vol/bind1
Udgave nummer2
Sider (fra-til)141-159
ISSN1753-0768
StatusUdgivet - 2007

Emneord

  • populærmusik
  • tv
  • genre
  • Otto Leisner

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