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2017 & 2018 Audio & Music Titles for Review

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March 2018

  • A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    By Alastair Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. This work provides detailed information taken from the ’Programmes-as-Broadcast’ daily log of output held at the BBC Written Archives Centre in Caversham. Arranged in chronological order, entries are given for broadcasts of first performances of musical works…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance

    An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900

    By David Milsom

    This title was first published in 2003. With most of western art music, it can be argued that music-making requires performers to interpret a composer's original, notated ideas. Often, an informed and perceptive reading of the score needs to be combined with the inspiration to convey the feelings…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Music Profession in Britain, 1780-1920

    New Perspectives on Status and Identity

    Edited by Rosemary Golding

    Professionalisation was a key feature of the changing nature of work and society in the nineteenth century, with formal accreditation, registration and organisation becoming increasingly common. Trades and occupations sought protection and improved status via alignment with the professions: an…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Mixing with Impact

    Learning to Make Musical Choices

    By Wessel Oltheten

    In Mixing with Impact: Learning to Make Musical Choices, Wessel Oltheten discusses the creative and technical concepts behind making a mix. Whether you’re a dance producer in your home studio, a live mixer in a club, or an engineer in a big studio, the mindset is largely the same. The same goes…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • Consort Suites and Dance Music by Town Musicians in German-Speaking Europe, 1648–1700 PBD

    By Michael Robertson

    This companion volume to The Courtly Consort Suite in German-Speaking Europe surveys an area of music neglected by modern scholars: the consort suites and dance music by musicians working in the seventeenth-century German towns. Conditions of work in the German towns are examined in detail, as are…

    Paperback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking

    Edited by Suzel A. Reily, Katherine Brucher

    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, that is, how people engage with ideas of community and place through music. The term "…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • The Music Producer’s Survival Guide

    Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music, 2nd Edition

    By Brian M. Jackson

    A music-career book like no other, The Music Producer’s Survival Guide offers a wide-ranging, exploratory, yet refreshing down-to-earth take on living the life of the independent electronic music producer. If you are an intellectually curious musician/producer eager to make your mark in today’s…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Sound On Sound Presents...

  • Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music

    5th Edition

    By Stefan Kostka, Matthew Santa

    Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music, Fifth Edition provides the most comprehensive introduction to post-tonal music and its analysis available. Covering music from the end of the nineteenth century through the beginning of the twenty-first, it offers students a clear guide to understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Early Music Printing in German-Speaking Lands

    Edited by Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl, Elisabeth Giselbrecht, Grantley McDonald

    The first century of music printing in Germany had its own internal dynamics, affected by political and social events such as the Reformation. Yet it also had an international dimension: German printers set up shops all around Europe, taking materials and techniques with them, or exporting…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell

    By Jeremy S. Brown

    The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell studies the compositions for wind band by twentieth-century composer Henry Cowell, a significant and prolific figure in American fine art music from 1914-1965. The composer is noteworthy and controversial because of his radical early works, his interest in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

  • The Music of Franz Liszt

    Stylistic Development and Cultural Synthesis

    By Michael Saffle

    Much of Franz Liszt's musical legacy has often been dismissed as 'trivial’ or 'merely showy,' more or less peripheral contributions to nineteenth-century European culture. But Liszt was a mainstream composer in ways most of his critics have failed to acknowledge; he was also an incessant and often…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Studies on a Global History of Music

    A Balzan Musicology Project

    Edited by Reinhard Strohm

    The idea of a global history of music may be traced back to the Enlightenment, and today, the question of a conceptual framework for a history of music that pays due attention to global relationships in music is often raised. But how might a historical interpretation of those relationships proceed?…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume II: Elementary Music Education

    By J. Christopher Roberts, Amy C. Beegle

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume II: Elementary Music Education delves into the theory and practices of World Music Pedagogy with children in grades 1-6 (ages 6-12). It specifically addresses how World Music Pedagogy applies to the characteristic learning needs of elementary school children: this stage…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series