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Book: The Beatles in Perspective

Chapter: 11. Interlude 2: The Beatles, Interpretation and Influence

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43624


The second of the three interludes reflects upon the role of the listener and viewer in perceiving and frequently creating frameworks of interpretation and meaning. Special attention is given to the idea of the avant-garde within the structures of the popular musical form.

Chapter Contributors

  • Russell Reising ( - rreising) 'University of Toledo'
  • Peter Mills ( - petermills45)
  • James McGrath ( - jpmcgrath) 'Leeds Metropolitan University'