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2017 Audio & Music Titles for Review

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  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, William G. Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Marginalized Voices in Music Education

    Edited by Brent C. Talbot

    Marginalized Voices in Music Education explores the American culture of music teachers by looking at marginalization and privilege in music education as a means to critique prevailing assumptions and paradigms. In fifteen contributed essays, authors set out to expand notions of who we believe we…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Teaching of Instrumental Music

    5th Edition

    By Richard Colwell, Michael Hewitt, Mark Fonder

    The Teaching of Instrumental Music, Fifth Edition introduces music education majors to basic instrumental pedagogy for the instruments and ensembles commonly found in the elementary and secondary curricula. It focuses on the core competencies required for teacher certification in instrumental music…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Audio Engineering 101

    A Beginner's Guide to Music Production, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Dittmar

    Pratical, concise, and approachable, Audio Engineering 101, Second Edition covers everything aspiring audio engineers need to know to make it in the recording industry, from the characteristics of sound to microphones, analog versus digital recording, EQ/compression, mixing, mastering, and career…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Focal Press

  • A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting

    By Harold Rosenbaum

    Rooted in the experience of a professional choral conductor, this book provides a guide to practical issues facing conductors of choral ensembles at all levels, from youth choruses to university ensembles, church and community choirs, and professional vocal groups. Paired with the discussion…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge

  • Immersive Sound

    The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio

    Edited by Agnieszka Roginska, Paul Geluso

    Immersive Sound: The Art and Science of Binaural and Multi-Channel Audio provides a comprehensive guide to multi-channel sound. With contributions from leading recording engineers, researchers, and industry experts, Immersive Sound includes an in-depth description of the physics and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Focal Press
    Audio Engineering Society Presents

  • Mabel Daniels: An American Composer in Transition

    By Maryann McCabe

    Mabel Daniels (1877–1971): An American Composer in Transition assesses Daniels within the context of American music of the first half of the twentieth century. Daniels wrote fresh sounding works that were performed by renowned orchestras and ensembles during her lifetime but her works have only…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • Made in the Low Countries

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Lutgard Mutsaers, Gert Keunen

    Made in the Low Countries: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth and twenty-first century popular music of the Dutch-speaking region comprising the Netherlands and Flanders as a region of federal Belgium.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Paul Bekker's Musical Ethics

    By Nanette Nielsen

    German music critic and opera producer Paul Bekker (1882–1937) is a rare example of a critic granted the opportunity to turn his ideas into practice. In this first full-length study of Bekker in English, Nanette Nielsen investigates Bekker's theory and practice in light of ethics and aesthetics, in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Punk Pedagogies

    Music, Culture and Learning

    Edited by Gareth Dylan Smith, Mike Dines, Tom Parkinson

    Punk Pedagogies: Music, Culture and Learning brings together a collection of international authors to explore the possibilities, practices and implications that emerge from the union of punk and pedagogy. The punk ethos—a notoriously evasive and multifaceted beast—offers unique applications in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Expressive Conducting

    Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors

    By Jerald Schwiebert, Dustin Barr

    Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors applies the insight of movement and performance theory to the practice of conducting, offering a groundbreaking new approach to conducting. Where traditional conducting pedagogies often place emphasis on training parts of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Community Custodians of Popular Music’s Past

    A DIY Approach to Heritage

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than ‘unofficial’ versions of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • György Ligeti's Cultural Identities

    Edited by Amy Bauer, Márton Kerékfy

    Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape. This collection is the first book devoted to exploring the composer’s life and music within the context of his East European roots, revealing his…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera

    Myths Reconsidered

    By Michael Halliwell

    Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire. It is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg

    By Matthew Arndt

    This book examines the origin, content, and development of the musical thought of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg. One of the premises is that Schenker’s and Schoenberg’s inner musical lives are inseparable from their inner spiritual lives. Curiously, Schenker and Schoenberg start out in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • 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