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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list, which covers Ethnomusicology and World Music, Music Education, Music Theory, Western Music Styles (Early & Classical), and more, such as Film Music, Music Technology, Music Business and Music Cognition.
There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our collections and contact information.
Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Third Edition combines a textbook and integrated workbook with an interactive website for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach to…
Paperback – 2017-09-28
Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition, is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to…
Paperback – 2017-09-26
In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…
Paperback – 2017-08-02
In today’s fast-moving music industry, what does it take to build a life-long career? Now more than ever, all those working in music need to be aware of many aspects of the business, and take control of their own careers. Understanding the Music Business offers students a concise yet comprehensive…
Paperback – 2017-05-16
Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the…
Paperback – 2017-05-16
Sociology for Music Teachers: Practical Applications, Second Edition, outlines the basic concepts relevant to understanding music teaching and learning from a sociological perspective. It demonstrates the relationship of music to education, schooling and society, and examines the consequences for…
Paperback – 2017-04-19
Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…
Paperback – 2017-09-11
Aesthetics: A Reader in Philosophy of the Arts, fourth edition, contains a selection of ninety-six readings organized by individual art forms as well as a final section of readings in philosophical aesthetics that cover multiple art forms. Sections include topics that are familiar to students such…
Paperback – 2017-09-07
Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life to…
Paperback – 2017-09-06
Routledge is pleased to announce that we've just made a collection of Music textbooks completely free-to-view online through June 15, 2017. Our free-to-view collection allows you full online access to books from Revisiting Music Theory by Alfred Blatter to Developing Expression in Brass Performance and Teaching by Gregory R. Jones.
What in the World is Music? is an interactive electronic textbook/print book package designed for the World Music undergraduate survey course or for a Music Appreciation course more inclusive than the traditional survey of Western music history.
Want to learn more? Click below to watch an informational video created by author's Alison E. Arnold and Jonathan C. Kramer, wherein they demonstrate how to use the interactive e-textbook.
The Routledge Music and Screen Media Series, edited by Neil Lerner, offers edited collections of original essays on music in particular genres of film, television, video games and new media. These edited essay collections are written for an interdisciplinary audience.
Ahead of the First Annual LA Post Fest, our author Steven Saltzman and competition judge sat down with The Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) to discuss music editing.
Genevieve Aoki acquires books on music, focusing on areas including music theory, popular music, American music, music and film/media, music business, and music technology. She publishes textbooks and supplementary books for courses at the university level, as well as handbooks, edited collections, and research monographs. Among the series she manages are the Music and Screen Media series and the Routledge Global Popular Music series. She is especially interested in books that make current scholarship, emerging paradigms, and innovative approaches accessible to a student audience.
Heidi Bishop commissions monographs (single-authored and edited collections), handbooks, companions and supplementary texts in the areas of music education research, teaching and practice, popular music, music and culture, aesthetics, screen music, musical theatre, music and gender, sociology of music, music and politics as well as classical music from the Baroque period right up to the present day. Heidi developed the Ashgate music list over a period of 15 years and continues this work with Routledge. Please do get in touch to discuss potential book proposals.
Constance Ditzel acquires books for music, showcasing anchor titles in World Music, Ethnomusicology, and Music Technology. In addition, the Music list hosts developing clusters in Music Theory and Music Education – with books that complement each other and meet a particular need. With more than twenty years of experience in academic publishing, Constance is particularly attuned to the needs of teachers and students, listening to our readership for direction in content as well as delivery, and assessing writing by how it accommodates the appropriate audience. She seeks handbooks, textbooks, and an array of research monographs and edited collections in Musicology.
Emma Gallon commissions research monographs, edited collections and handbooks in Music. Her main areas of focus include classical music across all periods, opera, ethnomusicology, psychology of music, music theory and analysis, and music and material culture. She would be keen to hear from anyone considering submitting a book proposal in these areas. Emma completed her PhD on the music of Thomas Adès in 2011 and continues to be an active independent scholar in the fields of contemporary classical music, narrative and meaning, and opera.