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.
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 – 2017-10-13
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 – 2017-09-25
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
Written for the beginner DJ, this accessible book presents everything you need to know in order to create great dance floor moments that will take your sets to the next level and get you noticed as a DJ. Using Ableton’s industry-leading digital audio workstation, the reader will learn to achieve a…
Paperback – 2018-02-21
‘Who can turn skies back and begin again?’ -Peter This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential operas of the 20th century, is also one of the British theatre’s finest ‘lost’ plays. Seeking to liberate Britten and Slater’s work from the…
Paperback – 2018-02-14
The Fourth Wall
Music as a Chariot offers a multidisciplinary perspective whose primary proposition is that theatre is a type of music. Understanding how music enables the theatre experience helps to shape our entire approach to the performing arts. Beginning with a discussion on the origin and nature of time,…
Paperback – 2018-02-13
The market for world music survey introductory textbooks is huge--we know this. Even our own selection of titles can seem overwhelming to instructors who are looking for the right fit for their course, but don't know where to start.
We've decided to take some of the hard-work away by laying out the framework for each of our world music texts: organization, writing style, distinguishing feature, and ancillaries. Now you'll know which book will fit your course criteria before you even receive a copy!
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. She commissions textbooks in the areas of music theory, popular music, film/screen media music and sound, music business and industry, and music technology. She also publishes research monographs on music before 1800, music and material culture, and musical theater. She is interested in handbooks and companions across all these topics. In general, she seeks textbooks that make innovative approaches accessible to a student audience, and research dealing with the intersection of music with culture, society, politics, and gender.
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, theory and analysis, aesthetics, psychology of music, screen music, music and gender, sociology of music, music and politics as well as classical music and opera from 1800 up to the present day and contemporary music. 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 Education. With twenty-five 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.