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Audio and Music Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Audio & Music textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Music & Screen Media

  • The Soundtrack Album

    Listening to Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul N. Reinsch, Laurel Westrup

    The Soundtrack Album: Listening to Media offers the first sustained exploration of the soundtrack album as a distinctive form of media. Soundtrack albums have been part of our media and musical landscape for decades, enduring across formats from vinyl and 8-tracks to streaming playlists. This…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Music in the Role-Playing Game

    Heroes & Harmonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Gibbons, Steven Reale

    Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes & Harmonies offers the first scholarly approach focusing on music in the broad class of video games known as role-playing games, or RPGs. Known for their narrative sophistication and long playtimes, RPGs have long been celebrated by players for the quality…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Music and Sound in Silent Film

    From the Nickelodeon to The Artist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barton, Simon Trezise

    Despite their name, the silent films of the early cinematic era were frequently accompanied by music and other sound elements of many kinds, including mechanical instruments, live performers, and audience sing-alongs. The 12 chapters in this concise book explore the multitude of functions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • The Film and Media Creators' Guide to Music

    1st Edition

    By Vasco Hexel

    Music plays an integral role in the experience of film, television, video games, and other media—yet for many directors, producers, and media creators, working with music can be a baffling and intimidating process. The Film and Media Creators’ Guide to Music bridges the gap between musical…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Music in Comedy Television

    Notes on Laughs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Giuffre, Philip Hayward

    The study of television and music has expanded greatly in recent years, yet to date no book has focused on the genre of comedy television as it relates to music. Music in Comedy Television: Notes on Laughs fills that gap, breaking new critical ground. With contributions from an array of established…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

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