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  • Instrumental Teaching in Nineteenth-Century Britain book cover

    Instrumental Teaching in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    By David Golby

    First published in 2004, this book demonstrates that while Britain produced many fewer instrumental virtuosi than its foreign neighbours, there developed a more serious and widespread interest in the cultivation of music throughout the nineteenth century. Taking a predominantly historical approach,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • From the Minds of Jazz Musicians: Conversations with the Creative and Inspired book cover

    From the Minds of Jazz Musicians

    Conversations with the Creative and Inspired

    By David Schroeder

    From the Minds of Jazz Musicians: Conversations with the Creative and Inspired was a project to transcribe more than fifty taped interviews with jazz artists, conducted by the author between 2009 and 2012 in New York City. An historical essay on each artist provides context. The…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear book cover

    Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

    By Nicholas Attfield, Ben Winters

    In his 1985 book The Idea of Music: Schoenberg and Others, Peter Franklin set out a challenge for musicology: namely, how best to talk and write about the music of modern European culture that fell outside of the modernist mainstream typified by Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern? Thirty years on, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse book cover

    Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of the choreomusical work, its complex authorship, the cognitive processes involved in dance performance and its modes of reception. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which the musical score changes its prescriptive status when becoming part of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music book cover

    Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music

    By John McGrath

    Music abounds in twentieth-century Irish literature. Whether it be the ’thought-tormented’ music of Joyce’s ’The Dead’, the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four-part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Manuel de Falla and Visions of Spanish Music book cover

    Manuel de Falla and Visions of Spanish Music

    By Michael Christoforidis

    Michael Christoforidis is widely recognized as a leading expert on one of Spain's most important composers, Manuel de Falla. This volume brings together both new chapters and revised versions of previously published work, some of which is made available here in English for the first time. The…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Historical Interplay in French Music and Culture, 1860–1960 book cover

    Historical Interplay in French Music and Culture, 1860–1960

    Edited by Deborah Mawer

    This edited volume of case studies presents a selective history of French music and culture, but one with a dynamic difference. Eschewing a traditional chronological account, the book explores the nature of relationships between one main period, broadly 1860–1960, and its own historical ‘others’,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Live-Electronic Music: Composition, Performance, Study book cover

    Live-Electronic Music

    Composition, Performance, Study

    Edited by Friedemann Sallis, Valentina Bertolani, Jan Burle, Laura Zattra

    During the 20th century, electronic technology enabled the explosive development of new tools for the production, performance, dissemination and conservation of music. The era of the mechanical reproduction of music has opened up new perspectives, which have contributed to the revitalisation of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • The Hymnographic Book of Tropologion: Sources, Liturgy and Chant Repertory book cover

    The Hymnographic Book of Tropologion

    Sources, Liturgy and Chant Repertory

    By Svetlana Kujumdzieva

    The Tropologion is considered the earliest known extant chant book from the early Christian world which was in use until the twelfth century. The study of this book is still in its infancy. It has generally been believed that the book has survived in Georgian translation under the name ‘ladgari’…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Embodiment of Musical Creativity: The Cognitive and Performative Causality of Musical Composition book cover

    Embodiment of Musical Creativity

    The Cognitive and Performative Causality of Musical Composition

    By Zvonimir Nagy

    Embodiment of Musical Creativity offers an innovative look at the interdisciplinary nature of creativity in musical composition. Using examples from empirical and theoretical research in creativity studies, music theory and cognition, psychology and philosophy, performance and education studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

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