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  • The Music Profession in Britain, 1780-1920

    New Perspectives on Status and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Golding

    Professionalisation was a key feature of the changing nature of work and society in the nineteenth century, with formal accreditation, registration and organisation becoming increasingly common. Trades and occupations sought protection and improved status via alignment with the professions: an…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music

    5th Edition

    By Stefan Kostka, Matthew Santa

    Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music, Fifth Edition provides the most comprehensive introduction to post-tonal music and its analysis available. Covering music from the end of the nineteenth century through the beginning of the twenty-first, it offers students a clear guide to understanding…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzel A. Reily, Katherine Brucher

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking provides a reference to how, cross-culturally, musicking constructs locality and how locality is constructed by the musicking that takes place within it, that is, how people engage with ideas of community and place through music. The term "…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
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    Routledge Music Companions

  • Early Music Printing in German-Speaking Lands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl, Elisabeth Giselbrecht, Grantley McDonald

    The first century of music printing in Germany had its own internal dynamics, affected by political and social events such as the Reformation. Yet it also had an international dimension: German printers set up shops all around Europe, taking materials and techniques with them, or exporting…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy S. Brown

    The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell studies the compositions for wind band by twentieth-century composer Henry Cowell, a significant and prolific figure in American fine art music from 1914-1965. The composer is noteworthy and controversial because of his radical early works, his interest in…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

  • The Music of Franz Liszt

    Stylistic Development and Cultural Synthesis, 1st Edition

    By Michael Saffle

    Much of Franz Liszt's musical legacy has often been dismissed as 'trivial’ or 'merely showy,' more or less peripheral contributions to nineteenth-century European culture. But Liszt was a mainstream composer in ways most of his critics have failed to acknowledge; he was also an incessant and often…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Studies on a Global History of Music

    A Balzan Musicology Project, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reinhard Strohm

    The idea of a global history of music may be traced back to the Enlightenment, and today, the question of a conceptual framework for a history of music that pays due attention to global relationships in music is often raised. But how might a historical interpretation of those relationships proceed?…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume II: Elementary Music Education

    1st Edition

    By J. Christopher Roberts, Amy C. Beegle

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume II: Elementary Music Education delves into the theory and practices of World Music Pedagogy with children in grades 1-6 (ages 6-12). It specifically addresses how World Music Pedagogy applies to the characteristic learning needs of elementary school children: this stage…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • Educational Change and the Secondary School Music Curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham McPhail, Vicki Thorpe, Stuart Wise

    Educational Change and the Secondary School Music Curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand provides a fascinating case study in educational change. The music curriculum has been greatly affected by deep cultural and economic forces such as the growth of popular music's importance in young people's lives,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Understanding Scotland Musically

    Folk, Tradition and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon McKerrell, Gary West

    Scottish traditional music has been through a successful revival in the mid-twentieth century and has now entered a professionalised and public space. Devolution in the UK and the surge of political debate surrounding the independence referendum in Scotland in 2014 led to a greater scrutiny of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Alban Berg

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Bryan R. Simms

    Alban Berg: A Research and Information Guide, Third Edition is an annotated bibliography highlighting both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources that deal with Berg, his compositions, and his influence as a composer. It is a…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Recomposing the Past: Representations of Early Music on Stage and Screen

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Cook, Alexander Kolassa, Adam Whittaker

    Recomposing the Past is a book concerned with the complex but important ways in which we engage with the past in modern times. Contributors examine how media on stage and screen uses music, and in particular early music, to evoke and recompose a distant past. Culture, popular and otherwise, is…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coasts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franco Sciannameo

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coasts contains essays dedicated to the movement of musicians along and across the coasts of the Adriatic Sea. In the course of this book, the musicians become narrators of their own stories seen through the lenses of wanderlust, opportunity, exile, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • Singing the Gospel along Scotland’s North-East Coast, 1859–2009

    1st Edition

    By Frances Wilkins

    Following three years of ethnomusicological fieldwork on the sacred singing traditions of evangelical Christians in North-East Scotland and Northern Isles coastal communities, Frances Wilkins documents and analyses current singing practices in this book by placing them historically and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Susan Lewis, Maria Virginia Acuña

    Claudio Monteverdi: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography that navigates the vast scholarly resources on the composer with the most updated compilation since 1989. Claudio Monteverdi transformed and mastered the principal genres of his day and his works influenced…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Turkic Soundscapes

    From Shamanic Voices to Hip-Hop, 1st Edition

    Edited by Razia Sultanova, Megan Rancier

    The Turkic soundscape is both geographically huge and culturally diverse (twenty-eight countries, republics and districts extending from Eastern Europe through the Caucasus and throughout Central Asia). Although the Turkic peoples of the world can trace their linguistic and genetic ancestries to…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Musician-Teacher Collaborations

    Altering the Chord, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catharina Christophersen, Ailbhe Kenny

    Musician-Teacher Collaborations: Altering the Chord explores the dynamics between musicians and teachers within educational settings, illustrating how new musical worlds are discovered and accessed through music-in-education initiatives. An international array of scholars from ten countries present…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Scientia artis musice of Hélie Salomon: Teaching Music in the Late Thirteenth Century

    Latin Text with English Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Dyer

    Hélie Salomon’s Scientia artis musice (1274), is a practical manual devoted to basic concepts, psalmody, vocal pedagogy, the musical hand in singing, clefs as indicators of the tone (mode) to which a piece belongs, and practical instruction in the singing of four-voice parallel organum. Joseph…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Early Keyboard Music and Revival in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor, Hank Knox

    The twentieth-century revival of early music unfolded in two successive movements rooted respectively in nineteenth-century antiquarianism and in rediscovery of the value of original instruments. The present volume is a collection of insights reflecting the principal concerns of the second of those…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Music of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Brill

    Music of Latin America and the Caribbean, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduate students, which covers all major facets of Latin American music, finding a balance between important themes and illustrative examples. This book is about enjoying the music itself and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge

  • John Cage

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sara Haefeli

    This annotated bibliography uncovers the wealth of resources available on the life and music of John Cage, one of the most influential and fascinating composers of the twentieth-century. The guide will focus on documentary studies, archival resources, scholarly research, and autobiographical…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Textbook)

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Workbook)

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician (Textbook and Workbook Package)

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Pack – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Instrumental Teaching in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By David Golby

    It is a truth widely acknowledged that, while part of a uniquely diverse and vibrant musical environment, the achievements of home-grown British instrumentalists in the nineteenth century gave little cause for national pride. Drawing together information from a wide variety of primary and secondary…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Alma Mahler and Her Contemporaries

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Susan M. Filler

    This selective annotated bibliography places Alma Mahler with three other female composers of her time, covering the first generation of active female composers in the twentieth century. It uncovers the wealth of resources available on the lives and music of Mahler, Florence Price, Yuliya Lazarevna…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Research-Creation in Music and the Arts

    Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Stévance, Serge Lacasse

    Since the 1970s, the landscape of higher education and research has been considerably altered by the integration of the arts within the university environment. Even though a form of research is inherent to artistic creation, the creative process is not comparable to the established procedures…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Chopin in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Peter Willis

    In 1848, the penultimate year of his life, Chopin visited England and Scotland at the instigation of his aristocratic Scots pupil, Jane Stirling. In the autumn of that year, he returned to Paris. The following autumn he was dead. Despite the fascination the composer continues to hold for scholars,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Grand Opera Outside Paris

    Opera on the Move in Nineteenth-Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Hesselager

    Nineteenth-century French grand opera was a musical and cultural phenomenon with an important and widespread transnational presence in Europe. Primary attention in the major studies of the genre has so far been on the Parisian context for which the majority of the works were originally written. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Verdi’s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Anne Ellsmore

    This investigation offers new perspectives on Giuseppe Verdi’s attitudes to women and the functions which they fulfilled for him. The book explores Verdi’s professional and personal relationship with women who were exceptional within the traditional socio-sexual structure of patria potestà, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Musical Improvisation and Open Forms in the Age of Beethoven

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gianmario Borio, Angela Carone

    Improvisation was a crucial aspect of musical life in Europe from the late eighteenth century through to the middle of the nineteenth, representing a central moment in both public occasions and the private lives of many artists. Composers dedicated themselves to this practice at length while…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Becoming a Choral Music Teacher

    A Field Experience Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman

    Becoming a Choral Music Teacher: A Field Experience Workbook, Second Edition is a choral methods textbook that prepares students in Music Education to become middle school and high school choral music teachers. It emphasizes important musical skills, vocal pedagogy and repertoire suitable for…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Chopin

    1st Edition

    By John Rink

    This anthology brings together representative examples of the most significant and engaging scholarly writing on Chopin by a wide range of authors. The essays selected for the volume portray a rounded picture of Chopin as composer, pianist and teacher of his music, and of his overall achievement…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Music—Psychoanalysis—Musicology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Wilson

    There is a growing interest in what psychoanalytic theory brings to studying and researching music. Bringing together established scholars within the field, as well as emerging voices, this collection outlines and advances psychoanalytic approaches to our understanding of a range of musics—from the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Manuel de Falla and Visions of Spanish Music

    1st Edition

    By Michael Christoforidis

    Michael Christoforidis is widely recognized as a leading expert on one of Spain's most important composers, Manuel de Falla. This volume brings together both new chapters and revised versions of previously published work, some of which is made available here in English for the first time. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Made in Turkey

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ali C. Gedik

    Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of Turkish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Turkish music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of popular…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • The Regulation and Reform of Music Criticism in Nineteenth-Century England

    1st Edition

    By Paul Watt

    Music criticism in England underwent profound change from the 1880s to the 1920s. It gave rise to ‘New criticism’ that aimed to be rational, impartial and intellectually authoritative. It was a break from the criticism of old: the work of the opinionated journalist who wrote descriptive concert…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • From the Minds of Jazz Musicians

    Conversations with the Creative and Inspired, 1st Edition

    By David Schroeder

    From the Minds of Jazz Musicians: Conversations with the Creative and Inspired celebrates contemporary jazz artists who have toiled, struggled and succeeded in finding their creative space. The volume was developed through transcribing and editing selected interviews with 35 jazz artists, conducted…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Live Electronic Music

    Composition, Performance, Study, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedemann Sallis, Valentina Bertolani, Jan Burle, Laura Zattra

    During the twentieth century, electronic technology enabled the explosive development of new tools for the production, performance, dissemination and conservation of music. The era of the mechanical reproduction of music has, rather ironically, opened up new perspectives, which have contributed to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Higher Education in Music in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Björn Heile, Eva Moreda Rodriguez, Jane Stanley

    In this book, the contributors reconsider the fundamentals of Music as a university discipline by engaging with the questions: What should university study of music consist of? Are there any aspects, repertoires, pieces, composers and musicians that we want all students to know about? Are there any…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • Historical Interplay in French Music and Culture, 1860–1960

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Mawer

    This edited volume of case studies presents a selective history of French music and culture, but one with a dynamic difference. Eschewing a traditional chronological account, the book explores the nature of relationships between one main period, broadly the 'long' modernist era between 1860–1960,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Music Learning Profiles Project

    Let's Take This Outside, 1st Edition

    By Radio Cremata, Joseph Michael Pignato, Bryan Powell, Gareth Dylan Smith

    The Music Learning Profiles Project: Let’s Take This Outside uses ethnographic techniques and modified case studies to profile musicians active in a wide range of musical contexts not typically found in traditional music education settings. The book illuminates diverse music learning practices in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Music Education Series

  • Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson

    1st Edition

    By Terumi Narushima

    This book explores the emerging area of microtonality through an examination of the tuning theories of Erv Wilson. It is the first publication to offer a broad discussion of this influential theorist whose innovations have far-reaching ramifications for microtonal tuning systems. This study…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World

    Essays in Honour of Owen Wright, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Harris, Martin Stokes

    This volume of original essays is dedicated to Owen Wright in recognition of his formative contribution to the study of music in the Islamic Middle East. Wright’s work, which comprises, at the time of writing, six field-defining volumes and countless articles, has reconfigured the relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Dance and Dancers in the Victorian and Edwardian Music Hall Ballet

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Carter

    The Victorian and Edwardian music hall ballet has been a neglected facet of dance historiography, falling prey principally to the misguided assumption that any ballet not performed at the Opera House or 'legitimate' theatre necessarily meant it was of low cultural and artistic merit. Here Alexandra…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Attfield, Ben Winters

    In his 1985 book The Idea of Music: Schoenberg and Others, Peter Franklin set out a challenge for musicology: namely, how best to talk and write about the music of modern European culture that fell outside of the modernist mainstream typified by Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern? Thirty years on, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Praise of Musicke, 1586

    An Edition with Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Hyun-Ah Kim

    This volume provides the first printed critical edition of The Praise of Musicke (1586), keeping the original text intact and accompanied by an analytical commentary. Against the Puritan attacks on liturgical music, The Praise of Musicke, the first apologetic treatise on music in English,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Music Theory in Britain, 1500–1700: Critical Editions

  • Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music

    1st Edition

    By John McGrath

    Music abounds in twentieth- century Irish literature. Whether it be the "thought-tormented" music of Joyce’s "The Dead", the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four- part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge

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