Routledge Music Companions
Routledge Music Companionsoffer thorough, high-quality surveys and assessments of major topics in the study of music. All entries in each companion are specially commissioned and written by leading scholars in the field. Clear, accessible, and cutting-edge, these companions are the ideal resource for advanced undergraduates, postgraduate students, and researchers alike.
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The Routledge Companion to Aural Skills Pedagogy Before, In, and Beyond Higher Education
The Routledge Companion to Music Theory Pedagogy
The Routledge Companion to Jazz Studies
Edited By Kent D. Cleland, Paul Fleet
March 19, 2021
The Routledge Companion to Aural Skills Pedagogy offers a comprehensive survey of issues, practice, and current developments in the teaching of aural skills. The volume regards aural training as a lifelong skill that is engaged with before, during, and after university or conservatoire studies in ...
Edited By Leigh VanHandel
February 21, 2020
Today’s music theory instructors face a changing environment, one where the traditional lecture format is in decline. The Routledge Companion to Music Theory Pedagogy addresses this change head-on, featuring battle-tested lesson plans alongside theoretical discussions of music theory curriculum and...
Edited By Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth L. Wollman
August 26, 2019
The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical is dedicated to the musical’s evolving relationship to American culture in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. In the past decade-and-a-half, international scholars from an ever-widening number of disciplines and ...
Edited By Thomas M. Kitts, Nick Baxter-Moore
May 08, 2019
An essential part of human expression, humor plays a role in all forms of art, and humorous and comedic aspects have always been part of popular music. For the first time, The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor draws together scholarship exploring how the element of humor interacts with...
Edited By Tim Shephard, Anne Leonard
April 25, 2019
As a coherent field of research, the field of music and visual culture has seen rapid growth in recent years. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture serves as the first comprehensive reference on the intersection between these two areas of study, an ideal introduction for those coming ...
Edited By Penelope Gouk, James Kennaway, Jacomien Prins, Wiebke Thormahlen
December 13, 2018
In recent decades, the relationship between music, emotions, health and well-being has become a hot topic. Scientific research and new neuro-imaging technologies have provided extraordinary new insights into how music affects our brains and bodies, and researchers in fields ranging from psychology ...
Edited By Nicholas Gebhardt, Nichole Rustin-Paschal, Tony Whyton
December 06, 2018
The Routledge Companion to Jazz Studies presents over forty articles from internationally renowned scholars and highlights the strengths of current jazz scholarship in a cross-disciplinary field of enquiry. Each chapter reflects on developments within jazz studies over the last twenty-five years, ...
Edited By Björn Heile, Charles Wilson
October 30, 2018
Modernism in music still arouses passions and is riven by controversies. Taking root in the early decades of the twentieth century, it achieved ideological dominance for almost three decades following the Second World War, before becoming the object of widespread critique in the last two decades of...
Edited By Ciro Scotto, Kenneth M. Smith, John Brackett
October 18, 2018
The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches widens the scope of analytical approaches for popular music by incorporating methods developed for analyzing contemporary art music. This study endeavors to create a new analytical paradigm for examining popular music from the ...
Edited By Suzel A. Reily, Katherine Brucher
March 19, 2018
WINNER OF THE 2019 SOCIETY OF ETHNOMUSICLOGY ELLEN KOSKOFF PRIZE FOR EDITED COLLECTIONS The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking provides a reference to how, cross-culturally, musicking constructs locality and how locality is constructed by the musicking that takes place within it, ...
Edited By Micheline Lesaffre, Pieter-Jan Maes, Marc Leman
April 20, 2017
The Routledge Companion to Embodied Music Interaction captures a new paradigm in the study of music interaction, as a wave of recent research focuses on the role of the human body in musical experiences. This volume brings together a broad collection of work that explores all aspects of this new ...
Edited By Richard Ashley, Renee Timmers
June 23, 2017
WINNER OF THE SOCIETY OF MUSIC THEORY’S 2019 CITATION OF SPECIAL MERIT FOR MULTI-AUTHORED VOLUMES The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition addresses fundamental questions about the nature of music from a psychological perspective. Music cognition is presented as the field that investigates the ...