|Title||Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music|
|出版||Harvard University Press|
Simon Firth asks what we talk about when we talk about music. Instead of dismissing emotional response and personal taste as inaccessible to the academic critic, he takes these forms of engagement as his subject - and discloses their place at the very centre of the aesthetics that structure our culture and colour our lives.
Performing Rites: On the Value of Popular Music