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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.
Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic…
Paperback – 2015-05-07
The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music documents the emergence of collective movements in jazz and improvised music. Jazz history is most often portrayed as a site for individual expression and revolves around the celebration of iconic figures, while the networks and…
Paperback – 2015-03-05
Transnational Studies in Jazz
Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning examines the issues of jazz, consumption, and capitalism through advertising. On television, on the Internet, in radio, and in print, advertising is a critically important medium for the mass dissemination of music and musical meaning. This book is a study…
Paperback – 2015-03-03
Transnational Studies in Jazz
Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich…
Paperback – 2014-12-17
Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording…
Paperback – 2014-12-12
Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition, is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship,…
Paperback – 2014-12-09
Record Label Marketing, Third Edition is the essential resource to help you understand how recorded music is professionally marketed. Fully updated to reflect current trends in the industry, this edition is designed to benefit marketing professionals, music business students, and independent…
Hardback – 2015-11-25
Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second…
Paperback – 2015-10-29
Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in analog and digital synthesis. This textbook has been extensively revised with the needs of students and instructors in mind.…
Paperback – 2015-10-23
Routledge is pleased to introduce our new program of short form publications.
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The Routledge Music and Visual Arts list has developed a reputation for world-renowned scholarship and groundbreaking content. This is the opinion shared by many of the reviewers who look over our new texts on behalf of CHOICE Reviews, part of the American Library Association and the premier source for academic feedback. Please read on for the latest views from the academic community.
Nineteenth-Century Choral Music, edited by Donna M. Di Grazia is Essential!
"Written by 25 eminent music scholars, the essays offer new, enlightening insights into a variety of topics relating to a century of choral literature…Supplemented with music examples and bibliographies, this is an important, distinguished contribution to the literature on choral music... Summing Up: Essential." - CHOICE, May 2013
Routledge Studies in Popular Music is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections covering Popular Music. Considering music performance, theory, and culture alongside topics such as gender, race, celebrity, fandom, tourism, fashion, and technology, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.
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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.
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.
Liz Levine publishes scholarly books on Literature, Music, and Theatre and Performance. She runs series that are part of the Routledge Research program, home to cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Liz actively develops series covering emerging topics while continuing to augment established areas such as Children’s Literature, Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, Ecocriticism, Shakespeare, the Gothic, Popular Music, Music Education, Global Theatre, and Experimental Performance.
Peter Linsley works on film and video books, acquiring in the areas of postproduction, editing, motion graphics, visual effects, and 3D. He works with Emily McCloskey, who acquires in the areas of film business, producing, cinematography, directing, documentary, production, screenwriting, and sound. Emily and Peter publish academic textbooks in these areas, as well as books for aspiring and working professionals in the industry.