Founded in 1998, the Popular Music Interest Group is dedicated to promoting the scholarly study of popular music through methods including musical analysis and theory. Our goals include:
• Ensuring academic recognition for popular music research
• Encouraging more scholars of music theory to engage popular repertoires
• Encouraging scholars of popular music to make effective use of musical analysis and theory
On our Humanities Commons site, we rely on our members to help edit this resource — this cooperation will help continually improve the presence of popular music in our classrooms and scholarship. Many thanks!
| notes from small group discussion, SMT 2018|
Lyrics: Performance: In the performance group, we discussed our widely varying repertoires and gave brief summaries of our general […]
|Megan Lavengood||2 January 2019||2 January 2019||bass-harmonic divorce, corpus study, empirical musicology, fusion, harmonic-melodic divorce, irony, lyrics, meter, modality, performance, rhythm, timbre, tonality, topics|