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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 History

  • A History of the Symphony

    The Grand Genre, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Langford

    A History of the Symphony: The Grand Genre identifies the underlying cultural factors that have shaped the symphony over the past three hundred years, presenting a unified view of the entire history of the genre. The text goes beyond discussions of individual composers and the stylistic evolution…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Music and War in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Kraaz

    Music and War in the United States introduces students to the long and varied history of music's role in war. Spanning the history of wars involving the United States from the American Revolution to the Iraq war, with contributions from both senior and emerging scholars, this edited volume brings…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Women, Music, Culture

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Julie C. Dunbar

    Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by&…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Music in the Baroque World

    History, Culture, and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Susan Lewis Hammond

    Music in the Baroque World: History, Culture, Performance offers an interdisciplinary study of the music of Europe and the Americas in the seventeenth and first half of the eighteenth centuries. It answers calls for an approach that balances culture, history, and musical analysis, with an emphasis…

    Paperback – 2015-09-02
    Routledge

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