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2019 Audio & Music Titles for Review

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March 2019

  • Fanny Hensel

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Laura K. T. Stokes

    Fanny Hensel: A Research and Information Guide provides scholars in Hensel studies with a resource to navigate the research surrounding the composer’s over 450 musical works. As part of the larger blossoming of women’s music history, new research in the 1980s and 1990s promoted an awareness of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • A Different Paradigm in Music Education

    Re-examining the Profession, 1st Edition

    By David A Williams

    A Different Paradigm in Music Education is a "let’s consider some possibilities" book. Instead of a music methods book, it is a look at where the music education profession is and how music teachers might improve what it is we do. It is about change. It is about questioning the current music…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Music Education Series

  • The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume II, 1968-1984

    From Hyde Park to the Hacienda, 1st Edition

    By Simon Frith, Matt Brennan, Martin Cloonan, Emma Webster

    To date, there has been a significant gap in work on the social history of music in Britain from 1950 to the present day. The three volumes of Live Music in Britain address this gap and do so through a unique prism—that of live music. The key theme of the books is the changing nature of the live…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Focus: Choral Music in Global Perspective

    1st Edition

    By André de Quadros

    Focus: Choral Music in Global Perspective introduces the little-known traditions and repertoires of the world’s choral diversity, from prison choirs in Thailand and gay and lesbian choruses of the Western world to community choruses in the Middle East and youth choirs in the United States. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Music in the Classical World

    Genre, Culture, and History, 1st Edition

    By Bertil van Boer

    Music in the Classical World: Genre, Culture, and History provides a broad sociocultural and historical perspective of the music of the Classical Period as it relates to the world in which it was created. It establishes a background on the time span—1725 to 1815—offering a context for the music…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Game Audio with FMOD and Unity

    1st Edition

    By Ciarán Robinson

    Game Audio with FMOD and Unity introduces readers to the principles and practice of game audio through the process of creating their own First Person Shooter (FPS) game. All the basics are covered, as well as a simple introduction to coding. Using the free software Unity and FMOD Audio Middleware,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Schenkerian Analysis

    Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form, 2nd Edition

    By David Beach

    Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive and Form, Second Edition is a textbook directed at all those—whether beginners or more advanced students—interested in gaining understanding of and facility at applying Schenker’s ideas on musical structure. It begins with an overview of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Status Quo: Mighty Innovators of 70s Rock

    1st Edition

    By Andrew L. Cope

    Status Quo were one of the most successful, influential and innovative bands of the 1970s. During the first half of the decade, they wrote, recorded and performed a stream of inventive and highly complex rock compositions, developed 12 bar forms and techniques in new and fascinating ways, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Sound System Design Primer

    1st Edition

    By Josh Loar

    The Sound System Design Primer is an introduction to the many topics, technologies, and sub-disciplines that make up contemporary sound systems design. Written in clear, conversational language for those who do not have an engineering background, or who think more in language than in numbers, The…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education

    1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Bartolome

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education explores specific applications of the World Music Pedagogy process to choral music education in elementary, middle, and high school contexts, as well as within community settings. The text provides clear and accessible information to help…

    Paperback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

February 2019

  • Variations and Variation Technique in the Music of Chopin

    1st Edition

    By Zofia Chechlińska

    While Chopin composed only a few works in variation form, he employed variations and variation technique in the majority of his works. Multiple modified repetitions of musical units on different levels of a work are so typical of Chopin’s works that this may be considered one of the chief…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge

  • Advancing Music Education in Northern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by David G. Hebert, Torunn Bakken Hauge

    Advancing Music Education in Northern Europe tells the story of a unique organization that has contributed in profound ways to the professional development of music teachers in the Nordic and Baltic nations. At the same time, the book offers reflections on how music education and approaches to the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall is a collection of fifteen essays dealing with ‘iconic’ film composers who, perhaps to the surprise of many fans of film music, nevertheless maintained lifelong careers as composers for the concert hall. Featured composers include Erich Wolfgang…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Beep to Boom

    The Development of Advanced Runtime Sound Systems for Games and Extended Reality, 1st Edition

    By Simon N Goodwin

    Drawing on decades of experience, Beep to Boom: The Development of Advanced Runtime Sound Systems for Games and Extended Reality is a rigorous, comprehensive guide to interactive audio runtime systems. Packed with practical examples and insights, the book explains each component of these complex…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Bending the Rules of Music Theory

    Lessons from Great Composers, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Cutler

    For students learning the principles of music theory, it can often seem as though the tradition of tonal harmony is governed by immutable rules that define which chords, tones, and intervals can be used where. Yet even within the classical canon, there are innumerable examples of composers…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • The Cyclic Mass

    Anglo-Continental Exchange in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By James Cook

    England in the fifteenth century was the cradle of much that would have a profound impact on European music for the next several hundred years. Perhaps the greatest such development was the cyclic cantus firmus Mass, and scholarly attention has therefore often been drawn to identifying potentially…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • The Art of Producing

    How to Create Great Audio Projects, 2nd Edition

    By David Gibson, Maestro B Curtis

    The Art of Producing is the first book to standardize a specific production process for creating a successful music project from start to finish. Learn how to develop a step-by-step process for critiquing all of the musical components that go into creating a highly refined production that works for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Dance Music Manual

    4th Edition

    By Rick Snoman

    Dance Music Manual, aimed at the novice and seasoned professional alike, takes the reader through the software and hardware needed to create original, captivating, and professional sounding music. Key features of Dance Music Manual include: How to create compelling, professional-sounding…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge