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Author Gadpaille, Michelle

Title Words and Music
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013


Description 1 online resource (202 pages)
Summary Words and Music is a collection of different perspectives on the interplay between words and music in opera librettos, Broadway musicals, pop, rock, blues and rap lyrics, and video game soundtracks. Topics include the links between sound and sense, challenges involved in translating song lyrics, the difference between adaptations and parodies, linguistic and cultural analyses of contemporary song lyrics, the censorship of protest songs, and teaching foreign languages using songs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Music and literature.
Lyric poetry.
Music -- Instruction and study.
Lyric poetry
Music and literature
Music -- Instruction and study
Genre/Form Lyric poetry
Lyric poetry.
Po├ęsie lyrique.
Form Electronic book
Author Kennedy, Victor
ISBN 9781443864381