We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with books, Journals, eProducts, Resources and Information in the subject of Music
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.
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 – 2017-07-28
From the outset, French opera generated an enormous diversity of literature, familiarity with which greatly enhances our understanding of this unique art form. Yet relatively little of that literature is available in English, despite an upsurge of interest in the Lully-Rameau period during the past…
Hardback – 2017-06-14
Popular Music Theory and Analysis: A Research and Information Guide uncovers the wealth of scholarly works dealing with the theory and analysis of popular music. This annotated bibliography is an exhaustive catalog of music-theoretical and musicological works that is searchable by subject…
Hardback – 2017-04-20
Routledge Music Bibliographies
America’s Songs III: Rock! picks up in 1953 where America’s Songs II left off, describing the artistic and cultural impact of the rock ’n’ roll era on America’s songs and songwriters, recording artists and bands, music publishers and record labels, and the all-important consuming audience. The…
Paperback – 2017-03-08
In recent years there has been a considerable revival of interest in music in eighteenth-century Britain. This interest has now expanded beyond the consideration of composers and their music to include the performing institutions of the period and their relationship to the wider social scene.…
Paperback – 2017-01-31
The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world. Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this companion considers technology, musicianship, and…
Hardback – 2016-12-29
The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition addresses fundamental questions about the nature of music from a psychological perspective. Music cognition is presented as the field that investigates the psychological, physiological, and physical processes that allow music to take place, seeking to…
Hardback – 2017-06-23
When ‘You Really Got Me’ exploded on Swinging London in 1964, the Kinks forever changed the course of rock ’n’ roll. Ray Davies and Joe Penhall’s Olivier Award-winning Sunny Afternoon (2014) covers the band’s formative years of 1964–7, when four working- class North London lads broke through to…
Paperback – 2017-06-20
The Fourth Wall
Teaching Music Differently explores what music teachers do and why. It offers insightful analysis of eight in-depth studies of teachers in a range of settings – the early years, a special school, primary and secondary schools, a college, a prison, a conservatoire and a community choir –…
Paperback – 2017-06-13
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Hardback - 2017-04-20
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.
Routledge is pleased to introduce our new program of short form publications. This exciting new format allows academics the flexibility to publish innovative
peer-reviewed research with a short turnaround.
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.