Music: Featured Books

9Featured Books

  • Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study book cover

    Jazz Theory

    From Basic to Advanced Study, 2nd Edition

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    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 
    Routledge

  • French Baroque Opera: A Reader: Revised Edition book cover

    French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition

    By Caroline Wood, Graham Sadler

    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
    Routledge

  • Popular Music Theory and Analysis: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Popular Music Theory and Analysis

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Thomas Robinson

    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
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • America’s Songs III: Rock! book cover

    America’s Songs III: Rock!

    By Bruce Pollock

    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
    Routledge

  • Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain book cover

    Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by Susan Wollenberg, Simon McVeigh

    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
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education

    Edited by Andrew King, Evangelos Himonides, S. Alex Ruthmann

    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
    Routledge

  • David Bowie: Critical Perspectives book cover

    David Bowie

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power

    David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman book cover

    Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

    By Stephen Rush

    Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman discusses Ornette Coleman’s musical philosophy of "Harmolodics," an improvisational system deeply inspired by the Civil Rights Movement. Falling under the guise of "free jazz," Harmolodics can be difficult to understand, even for seasoned musicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Music in Epic Film: Listening to Spectacle book cover

    Music in Epic Film

    Listening to Spectacle

    Edited by Stephen C. Meyer

    As both a distinct genre and a particular mode of filmmaking, the idea of the epic has been central to the history of cinema. Including contributions from both established and emerging film music scholars, the ten essays in Music in Epic Film: Listening to Spectacle provide a cross-section of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series