The parameters of the Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture series encompass multiple genres of music, including contemporary art music and popular music. The series has no chronological limitation and welcomes topics from any historical period. We encourage submissions that broadly represent the fields of critical musicology and cultural history. Studies of individual works especially rich in context would be welcome, as would studies that bring together music and other disciplines (history of literature, drama, visual arts, cinema) in new and enriching ways.
Eastern European Music Industries and Policies after the Fall of Communism From State Control to Free Market
Black Sea Sketches Music, Place and People
Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991
Edited By Patryk Galuszka
April 06, 2021
During the last thirty years Eastern Europe has been a place of radical political, economic, and social transformation, and these changes have affected the cultural industries of its countries. This volume consists of twelve chapters by leading international researchers. Stories are ...
By Jim Samson
February 25, 2021
Black Sea Sketches is a portrait of some of the diverse musical cultures surrounding the Black Sea and in its hinterlands. Its six separate chapters follow a very broad trajectory from close-ups of traditional music (chapters 1-4) towards wide-angle studies of art music (chapters 5-6), and each of ...
By Ewa Mazierska
December 31, 2020
Popular Polish Electronic Music, 1970–2020 offers a cultural history of popular Polish electronic music, from its beginning in the late 1960s/early 1970s up to the present day, in the context of Polish economic, social and political history, and the history of popular music in this country. From ...
By Levon Hakobian
September 04, 2018
This volume is a comprehensive and detailed survey of music and musical life of the entire Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, which takes into account the extensive body of scholarly literature in Russian and other major European languages. In this considerably updated and revised edition of his 1998 ...