Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.


The full list of Routledge Music titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Teaching the Beatles

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul O Jenkins, Hugh Jenkins

    Teaching the Beatles is designed to provide ideas for instructors who teach the music of the Beatles. Experienced contributors describe varied approaches to effectively convey the group’s characteristics and lasting importance. Some of these include: treating the Beatles’ lyrics as poetry; their…

    Hardback – 2018-06-06

  • The Music Industry Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Rutter

    The Music Industry Handbook, Second edition is an expert resource and guide for all those seeking an authoritative and user-friendly overview of the music industry today. The new edition includes coverage of the latest developments in music streaming, including new business models created by the…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Media Practice

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Ross

    Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Research and Information Guide presents the most extensive annotated bibliography of its subject yet produced. It offers comprehensive coverage of the English composer's prose works and accounts for over 1,000 secondary sources from all critical and scholarly eras. A…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • International Who's Who in Popular Music 2016

    18th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

      The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2016 gives biographical information and contact details for some of the most talented and influential artists and individuals from the world of popular music. Now in its eighteenth edition, there are over 7,000 biographies charting the careers…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31
    The International Who's Who in Popular Music

  • Made in Latin America

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julio Mendívil, Christian Spencer Espinosa

    Made in Latin America serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Latin American popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Latin American music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Singing and Wellbeing

    Ancient Wisdom, Modern Proof, 1st Edition

    By Kay Norton

    Singing and Wellbeing provides evidence that the benefits of a melodious voice go far beyond pleasure, and confirms the importance of singing in optimum health. A largely untapped resource in the health care professions, the singing voice offers rewards that are closer than ever to being fully…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23

  • Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Urkevich

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich…

    Paperback – 2014-12-17

  • Music and Sound in Documentary Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Rogers

    This collection of fourteen essays provides a rich and detailed history of the relationship between and music and image in documentary films, exploring the often overlooked role of music in the genre and its subsequent impact on an audience’s perception of reality and fiction. Exploring examples of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Aesthetics of Music

    Musicological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Downes

    Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that remains as close to 'the music' as possible. Each essay…

    Hardback – 2014-06-02

  • America's Songs II

    Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War Years, 1st Edition

    By Michael Lasser

    America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years continues to tell the stories behind popular songs in our country’s history, serving as a sequel to the bestselling America’s Songs: Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley. Beginning in 1890 and ending in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-19

  • The Study of Music Therapy: Current Issues and Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth S. Aigen

    This book addresses the issues in music therapy that are central to understanding it in its scholarly dimensions, how it is evolving, and how it connects to related academic disciplines. It draws on a multi-disciplinary approach to look at the defining issues of music therapy as a scholarly…

    Paperback – 2013-12-07

  • The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Shephard, Anne Leonard

    As a coherent field of research, the field of music and visual culture has seen rapid growth in recent years. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture serves as the first comprehensive reference on the intersection between these two areas of study, an ideal introduction for those coming…

    Hardback – 2013-09-18
    Routledge Music Companions

  • A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context

    1st Edition

    By Elliott Antokoletz

    A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context is an integrated account of the genres and concepts of twentieth-century art music, organized topically according to aesthetic, stylistic, technical, and geographic categories, and set within the larger political, social,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-11

  • Music, Sound and Filmmakers

    Sonic Style in Cinema, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Music, Sound and Filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema is a collection of essays that examine the work of filmmakers whose concern is not just for the eye, but also for the ear. The bulk of the text focuses on the work of directors Wes Anderson, Ingmar Bergman, the Coen brothers, Peter Greenaway,…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Music in the Western

    Notes From the Frontier, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Kalinak

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their…

    Paperback – 2011-10-05
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki, Nathan Platte, Colin Roust

    The Routledge Film Music Source Book is an annotated, thematically organized collection of approximately eighty source readings pertaining to film music dating from its beginnings to the present, from the US and other select countries around the globe. The documents represent a wide variety of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-29