E-books: Arts

  • Jazz Diaspora: Music and Globalism book cover

    Jazz Diaspora

    Music and Globalism, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Johnson

    Jazz Diaspora: Music and Globalism is about the international diaspora of jazz, well underway within a year of the first jazz recordings in 1917. This book studies the processes of the global jazz diaspora and its implications for jazz historiography in general, arguing for its relevance…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Choreographing Shakespeare: Dance Adaptations of the Plays and Poems book cover

    Choreographing Shakespeare

    Dance Adaptations of the Plays and Poems, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Klett

    Choreographing Shakespeare presents a hitherto unexplored history of the choreographers and performers who have created dance adaptations of Shakespeare. This book investigates forty dance works in genres such as ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop, produced between 1940 and 2016 by choreographers…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Music, Branding and Consumer Culture in Church: Hillsong in Focus book cover

    Music, Branding and Consumer Culture in Church

    Hillsong in Focus, 1st Edition

    By Tom Wagner

    Starting as a single congregation in Australia, Hillsong Church now has campuses worldwide, releases worship music that sells millions of albums and its ministers regularly appear in mainstream media. So, how has a single church gained such international prominence? This book offers an ethnographic…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Parker, Lopez and Stone's The Book of Mormon book cover

    Parker, Lopez and Stone's The Book of Mormon

    1st Edition

    By Brian Granger

    'Hasa Diga Eebowai' In 2011, a musical full of curse words and Mormon missionaries swept that year’s Tony Awards and was praised as a triumphant return of the American musical. This book explores the inherent achievements (and failures) of The Book of Mormon—one of the most ambitious, and…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America book cover

    Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Johnson

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America questions the ban that was placed on the African drum in early America. It shows the functional use of the drum for celebrations, weddings, funerals, religious ceremonies, and nonviolent communication. The assumption that "…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan book cover

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan offers a set of critical perspectives on the creation, patronage, circulation, and preservation of ceramics during Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, the 1860s to 1960s. As in other parts of the world, ceramics in modern Japan developed along the three…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Edvard Grieg and His Songs book cover

    Edvard Grieg and His Songs

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Jarrett

    Originally published in 2003, Edvard Grieg and his Songs examines the lifetime of Edvard Grieg. His songs were among his most popular and well-known works and both historians and critics have seen in them, Grieg at his most sophisticated and innovative. Important in and of themselves, the songs…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung book cover

    The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung

    1st Edition

    By Alexander H. Shapiro

    In this book on Richard Wagner’s compelling but enigmatic masterpiece Götterdämmerung, the final opera of his monumental Ring tetralogy, Alexander H. Shapiro advances an ambitious new interpretation which uncovers intriguing new facets to the work’s profound insights into the human condition. By…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Aural Education: Reconceptualising Ear Training in Higher Music Learning book cover

    Aural Education

    Reconceptualising Ear Training in Higher Music Learning, 1st Edition

    By Monika Andrianopoulou

    Aural Education: Reconceptualising Ear Training in Higher Music Learning explores the practice of musical ‘aural training’ from historical, pedagogical, psychological, musicological, and cultural perspectives, and uses these to draw implications for its pedagogy, particularly within the context of…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • News Literacy and Democracy book cover

    News Literacy and Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Seth Ashley

    News Literacy and Democracy invites readers to go beyond surface-level fact checking and to examine the structures, institutions, practices, and routines that comprise news media systems. This introductory text underscores the importance of news literacy to democratic life and advances an argument…

    eBook – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Making Another World Possible: 10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects book cover

    Making Another World Possible

    10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Corina L. Apostol, Nato Thompson

    Making Another World Possible offers a broad look at an array of socially engaged cultural practices that have become increasingly visible in the past decade, across diverse fields such as visual art, performance, theater, activism, architecture, urban planning, pedagogy, and ecology. Part I of the…

    eBook – 2019-10-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Wilkie

    The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie’s selections present an…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

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