E-books: Music

  • Contemporary Music Tourism: A Theory of Musical Topophilia book cover

    Contemporary Music Tourism

    A Theory of Musical Topophilia, 1st Edition

    By Leonieke Bolderman

    This book explores the growing phenomenon of music tourism – instances of people visiting places because of a connection with music. Asking how an abstract art form such as music can lead to tourism and how the popularity of music tourism in contemporary culture might be explained, it presents a…

    eBook – 2020-01-13
    Routledge

  • The Correspondence of Christian Gottfried Krause: A Music Lover in the Age of Sensibility book cover

    The Correspondence of Christian Gottfried Krause: A Music Lover in the Age of Sensibility

    1st Edition

    By Darrell M. Berg

    The fascinating correspondence of the Berlin lawyer and musician Christian Gottfried Krause is an important document reflecting the trends and developments in aesthetics, music theory and music making in the Prussian capital during the reign of Frederick the Great. Krause's letters shed light on…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Routledge

  • Andrei Tarkovsky's Sounding Cinema: Music and Meaning from Solaris to The Sacrifice book cover

    Andrei Tarkovsky's Sounding Cinema

    Music and Meaning from Solaris to The Sacrifice, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Pontara

    Andrei Tarkovsky's Sounding Cinema adds a new dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the work of Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986) through an exploration of the presence of music and sound in his films. The first comprehensive study in English concentrating on the…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Music and Sound on the International Screen

  • Remixing European Jazz Culture book cover

    Remixing European Jazz Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kristin McGee

    Remixing European Jazz Culture examines a jazz culture that emerged in the 1990s in cosmopolitan cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Berlin, London, and Oslo – energised by the introduction of studio technologies into the live performance space, which has since developed into internationally…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama book cover

    Einstein on the Beach: Opera beyond Drama

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jelena . Novak, John Richardson

    Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s most celebrated collaboration, the landmark opera Einstein on the Beach, had its premiere at the Avignon Festival in 1976. During its initial European tour, Metropolitan Opera premiere, and revivals in 1984 and 1992, Einstein provoked opposed reactions from both…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945: Propaganda, Myth and Reality book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Music under German Occupation, 1938-1945

    Propaganda, Myth and Reality, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Fanning, Erik Levi

    Following their entry into Austria and the Sudetenland in the late 1930s, the Germans attempted to impose a policy of cultural imperialism on the countries they went on to occupy during World War II. Almost all music institutions in the occupied lands came under direct German control or were…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Beggars Banquet and the Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Revolution: ‘They Call My Name Disturbance' book cover

    Beggars Banquet and the Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Revolution

    ‘They Call My Name Disturbance', 1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Reising

    The Rolling Stones’ Beggars Banquet is one of the seminal albums in rock history. Arguably it not only marks the advent of the ‘mature’ sound of the Rolling Stones but lays out a new blueprint for an approach to blues-based rock music that would endure for several decades. From its title to the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Scottish Dance Beyond 1805: Reaction and Regulation book cover

    Scottish Dance Beyond 1805

    Reaction and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Patricia H Ballantyne

    Scottish Dance Beyond 1805 presents a history of Scottish music and dance over the last 200 years, with a focus on sources originating in Aberdeenshire, when steps could be adapted in any way the dancer pleased. The book explains the major changes in the way that dance was taught and performed by…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • HONK!: A Street Band Renaissance of Music and Activism book cover

    HONK!

    A Street Band Renaissance of Music and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reebee Garofalo, Erin T. Allen, Andrew Snyder

    HONK! A Street Band Renaissance of Music and Activism explores a fast-growing and transnational movement of street bands—particularly brass and percussion ensembles—and examines how this exciting phenomenon mobilizes communities to reimagine public spaces, protest injustice, and assert their…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Opera Coaching: Professional Techniques for the Répétiteur book cover

    Opera Coaching

    Professional Techniques for the Répétiteur, 2nd Edition

    By Alan Montgomery

    Opera Coaching: Professional Techniques for the Répétiteur, Second Edition, is an update to the first practical guide for opera coaches when working with opera singers to help them meet the physical and vocal demands of a score in order to shape a performance. Opera coaching remains a mystery…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Focus: Popular Music in Contemporary India book cover

    Focus: Popular Music in Contemporary India

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Sarrazin

    Focus: Popular Music in Contemporary India examines India’s musical soundscape beyond the classical and folk traditions of old to consider the culturally, socially, and politically rich contemporary music that is defining and energizing an Indian youth culture on the precipice of a major identity…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • 21st Century Innovation in Music Education: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of the Music Education Community (INTERCOME 2018), October 25-26, 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia book cover

    21st Century Innovation in Music Education

    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of the Music Education Community (INTERCOME 2018), October 25-26, 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kun Setyaning Astuti, Gary G. McPherson, Bambang Sugeng, Nila Kurniasari, Tutut Herawan, Christopher Drake, Ashadi, Endah Retnowati, Adi Cilik Pierewan

    Music is an expression of feelings of the soul conveyed through the medium of sound. But not all sounds are music. It might be said that only an organised sound or series of sounds can be called music. Thus, music is connected to the eternal and constant flow and order of the universe, to the laws…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

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