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2017 Audio & Music Titles for Review

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  • Jazz Theory

    From Basic to Advanced Study, 2nd Edition

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition, is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Electronics for Vinyl

    By Douglas Self

    Electronics for Vinyl is the most comprehensive book ever produced on the electronic circuitry needed to extract the best possible signal from grooves in vinyl. What is called the "vinyl revival" is in full swing, and a clear and comprehensive account of the electronics you need is very timely.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Focal Press

  • Arthur Sullivan

    A Musical Reappraisal

    By Benedict Taylor

    Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) was Victorian Britain’s most celebrated and popular composer, whose music to this day reaches a wider audience than that of any of his contemporaries. Yet the comic operas on which Sullivan’s reputation is chiefly based have been consistently belittled or ignored by the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Miles Davis

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    This research and information guide provides a wide range of scholarship on the life, career, and musical legacy of Miles Davis, and is compiled for an interdisciplinary audience of scholars in jazz and popular music, musicology, and cultural studies. It serves as an excellent tool for librarians,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Popular World Music

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Shahriari

    Popular World Music, Second Edition introduces students to popular music genres and artists from around the world. Andrew Shahriari discusses international music styles familiar to most students—Reggae, Salsa, K-Pop, and more—with a comprehensive listening-oriented introduction to mainstream…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music

    By Greg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

    In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04
    Routledge

  • New Channels of Music Distribution

    Understanding the Distribution Process, Platforms and Alternative Strategies

    By C. Michael Brae

    With an example-driven, hands-on approach, New Channels of Music Distribution offers a practical, comprehensive study of the music industry's evolving distribution system. While paying careful attention to the variables that impact success, C. Michael Brae examines the functionality and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02
    Focal Press

  • Undergraduate Research in Music

    A Guide for Students

    By Gregory Young, Jenny Olin Shanahan

    Undergraduate Research in Music: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills, with examples of undergraduate research activities and case studies on projects in the various areas of music study. Undergraduate research has become a common degree requirement in some…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Undergraduate Research Series

  • Who’s Who and What’s What in Wagner

    By Jonathan Lewsey

    Who�s Who and What�s What in Wagner aims to fill a notable gap in the extensive literature surrounding the works of Richard Wagner. It is a comprehensive reference work in which all the many complexities of character, plot and language in Wagner�s operas, from Die Feen to Parsifal, are elucidated.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • Pop Music - Technology and Creativity

    Trevor Horn and the Digital Revolution

    By Timothy Warner

    This highly original and accessible book draws on the author�s personal experience as a musician, producer and teacher of popular music to discuss the ways in which audio technology and musical creativity in pop music are inextricably bound together. This relationship, the book argues, is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass

    By Peter Dowdall

    Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass traces the stylistic evolution of jazz from the bass player’s perspective. Historical works to date have tended to pursue a ‘top down’ reading, one that emphasizes the influence of the treble instruments on the melodic and harmonic trajectory…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Craft of Tonal Counterpoint

    By Thomas Benjamin

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Designing Audio Effect Plug-Ins in C++

    With Digital Audio Signal Processing Theory

    By Will Pirkle

    Not just another theory-heavy digital signal processing book, nor another dull build-a-generic-database programming book, Designing Audio Effect Plug-Ins in C plus plus gives you everything you everything you need to know to do just that, including fully worked, downloadable code for dozens of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19
    Focal Press

  • Britten, Voice and Piano

    Lectures on the Vocal Music of Benjamin Britten

    By Graham Johnson

    This collection of eight 'lectures' by internationally acclaimed pianist, Graham Johnson, is based on a series of concert talks given at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as part of the Benjamin Britten festival in 2001. The focus of the book is on Britten's songs, starting with his earliest…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

  • Louis Andriessen: De Staat

    By Robert Adlington

    Louis Andriessen is one of the foremost composers in the world today. His music, with its distinctive blend of jazz, minimalism, Stravinsky and the European avant-garde, has attracted wide audiences internationally and made him a sought-after teacher among younger generations of composers. De Staat…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03
    Routledge

  • The Music of the Other

    New Challenges for Ethnomusicology in a Global Age

    By Laurent Aubert

    We are surrounded by new musical encounters today as never before, and the experience of musics from elsewhere is progressively affecting all arenas of the human conscience. Yet why is it that Western listeners expect a certain cultural and ethnic 'authenticity' or 'otherness' from visiting artists…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Theory for Ethnomusicology

    By Ruth M. Stone

    For courses in ethnomusicological theory. This book covers ethnomusicological theory, exploring some of the underpinnings of different approaches and analyzing differences and commonalities in these orientations. This text addresses how ethnomusicologists have used and applied these theories in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition

    Edited by Richard Ashley, Renee Timmers

    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 psychological, physiological, and physical processes that allow music to take place, seeking to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this multidisciplinary collection of ten essays explores the intersection of liturgy, acoustics, and art in the churches of Constantinople, Jerusalem, Rome and Armenia, and reflects on the role digital…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge

  • Recording Tips for Engineers

    For Cleaner, Brighter Tracks, 4th Edition

    By Tim Crich

    Recording Tips for Engineers, Fourth Edition provides the knowledge needed to become a proficient audio engineer. With years of experience working with big name rock stars, author Tim Crich shares his expertise and gives all the essential insider tips and shortcuts. A tool for engineers of all…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Focal Press

  • Acoustics and Psychoacoustics

    5th Edition

    By David M. Howard, Jamie Angus

    The acoustics of a space can have a real impact on the sounds you create and capture. Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, Fifth Edition provides supportive tools and exercises to help you understand how music sounds and behaves in different spaces, whether during a performance or a recording, when…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12
    Focal Press

  • The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound

    Edited by Miguel Mera, Ronald Sadoff, Ben Winters

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • Understanding the Music Business

    Real World Insights, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Weissman

    In today’s fast-moving music industry, what does it take to build a life-long career? Now more than ever, all those working in music need to be aware of many aspects of the business, and take control of their own careers. Understanding the Music Business offers students a concise yet comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge