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  • Made in the Low Countries: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in the Low Countries

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Lutgard Mutsaers, Gert Keunen

    Made in the Low Countries: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth and twenty-first century popular music of the Dutch-speaking region comprising the Netherlands and Flanders as a region of federal Belgium.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture book cover

    Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, Will Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • György Ligeti's Cultural Identities book cover

    György Ligeti's Cultural Identities

    Edited by Amy Bauer, Márton Kerékfy

    Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape. This collection is the first book devoted to exploring the composer’s life and music within the context of his East European roots, revealing his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors book cover

    Expressive Conducting

    Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors

    By Jerald Schwiebert, Dustin Barr

    Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors applies the insight of movement and performance theory to the practice of conducting, offering a ground-breaking new way of learning to conduct. Where traditional conducting pedagogies often place emphasis on training parts of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Community Custodians of Popular Music’s Past: A DIY Approach to Heritage book cover

    Community Custodians of Popular Music’s Past

    A DIY Approach to Heritage

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than ‘unofficial’ versions of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Folk Music of Britain – and Beyond book cover

    Folk Music of Britain – and Beyond

    By Frank Howes

    Originally published in 1969. Until the latter half of the nineteenth century, it was thought that England, alone among the European countries, and unlike Scotland and Ireland where collections of ballads and songs had already been published as early as the eighteenth century, had no important…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Grey Funnel Lines: Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970 book cover

    Grey Funnel Lines

    Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970

    By Cyril Tawney

    Originally published in 1987. In this book we find songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship’s routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot’s shore-going adventures, both amorous and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Song and Democratic Culture in Britain: An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements book cover

    Song and Democratic Culture in Britain

    An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements

    By Ian Watson

    Originally published in 1983. Song has always been a natural way to record everyday experiences – an expression of celebration, commiseration, complaint and protest. This innovative book is a study of popular and working-class song combining several approaches to the subject. It is a history of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Anglo-American Ballad: A Folklore Casebook book cover

    The Anglo-American Ballad

    A Folklore Casebook

    By Dianne Dugaw

    Originally published in 1995. This book’s collection of key essays presents a coherent overview of touchstone statements and issues in the study of Anglo-American popular ballad traditions and suggests ways this panoramic view affords us a look at Euro-American scholarship’s questions, concerns and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Chime Child: or Somerset Singers Being An Account of Some of Them and Their Songs Collected Over Sixty Years book cover

    The Chime Child

    or Somerset Singers Being An Account of Some of Them and Their Songs Collected Over Sixty Years

    By Ruth L. Tongue

    Originally published in 1968. The author, a well-known contemporary and friend of folklorist Katharine M. Briggs, collected a tremendous store of folk music material over many years and eventually decided to put some of it on permanent record. This book comprises a cross-section of rescued melodies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Fellowship of Song: Popular Singing Traditions in East Suffolk book cover

    The Fellowship of Song

    Popular Singing Traditions in East Suffolk

    By Ginette Dunn

    Originally published in 1980. Song is perhaps the strongest form of traditional culture. Its vigour and energy represent the power of the community from which it springs. This book focuses on traditional singing in two small English villages. It studies in detail an activity which goes to the core…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • The Old Songs of Skye: Frances Tolmie and Her Circle book cover

    The Old Songs of Skye

    Frances Tolmie and Her Circle

    By Ethel Bassin

    Edited by Derek Bowman

    Originally published in 1977. Frances Tolmie (1840-1926) was one of the foremost Gaelic folklore and folksong experts. This account of her life and work places her unique contribution to human song against a full personal, historical and cultural background. The book includes a selection of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

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