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Popular Music: Pop Music Analysis

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The Popular Music Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory (SMT) maintains a webpage about popular music analysis.


Why analyze pop music?

Melody, harmony, rhythm and song structure reflect music's cultural roots, shed light on the creative process, and reveal music's relationship to technology and commerce.

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Suzanne Lovejoy
ML104, Music Library, Sterling Memorial Library
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Subjects: Music