Hill, Sarah: Blerwytirhwng? The Place of Welsh Pop Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754658986

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Subtitle: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: General editor's preface; Part I 'Blerwytirhwng?': Introduction; Theories of culture; Placing Welsh pop; Identifying Welsh pop. Part II A Cultural History of Welsh Popular Music: Wales before 1963: creating the culture; 1963–73: locating the audience; 1973–82: establishing new traditions; 1982–90: breaking the mold; 1990-2000: broadening the scope. Part III Case Studies: Dafydd Iwan and the new Welsh 'folk culture'; Welsh reggae: the sound of the city; Datblygu and the embodiment of Welsh pop; Y Tystion: Wales joins the hip hop nation; Dis-located: Welsh musicians in the Anglo-American market; Appendix: a brief timeline; Bibliography; Index.