Music: Ethnomusicology

  • Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance book cover

    Psychology of Music

    From Sound to Significance, 2nd Edition

    By Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher, Rom Harré

    In Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance (2nd edition), the authors consider music on a broad scale, from its beginning as an acoustical signal to its different manifestations across cultures. In their second edition, the authors apply the same richness of depth and scope that was a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Psychology Press

  • Charles Avison in Context: National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England book cover

    Charles Avison in Context

    National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England

    Edited by Roz Southey, Eric Cross

    Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate, and behind the times. However, in Newcastle upon Tyne, the presence of a nationally known musician, Charles Avison (1709-1770), prompts a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture book cover

    Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Valeri

    Skinheads go beyond the societal stereotype of hate mongers, bigots, and Neo-Nazis. The community of skins also includes traditional skins (those that adhere to the original philosophy of the British movement in 1969), Skinheads Against Racial prejudice (SHARPS), and gay skins, female skins and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Queerness in Heavy Metal Music: Metal Bent book cover

    Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Made in France: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in France

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Gérôme Guibert, Catherine Rudent

    Made in France: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary French popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • 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

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora book cover

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Tree of strings: Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland book cover

    Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This is the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published. It sets out to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century, to the present day. Describing the different harps played in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland,…

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

  • A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996: Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996 book cover

    A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    By Alastair Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. This work provides detailed information taken from the ’Programmes-as-Broadcast’ daily log of output held at the BBC Written Archives Centre in Caversham. Arranged in chronological order, entries are given for broadcasts of first performances of musical works…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold: The Brilliant and the Dark book cover

    The Life and Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold

    The Brilliant and the Dark

    By Paul R.W. Jackson

    This title was first published in 2003. 'All of my music is biographical' declared Sir Malcolm Arnold in an interview in 1991. Arnold's turbulent life has permeated his music to a greater degree than probably any other British composer as Paul Jackson reveals in this illuminating account.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Music of John Ireland book cover

    The Music of John Ireland

    By Fiona Richards

    This title was first published in 2000. John Ireland (1879-1962) was as elusive as the music that he composed. His music resists easy categorization, in part because it is linked so closely to specific events, places and people in Ireland's personal life. The Music of John Ireland explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II book cover

    Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II

    Edited by Jennifer C. Post

    Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II provides an overview of developments in the study of ethnomusicology in the twenty-first century, offering an introduction to contemporary issues relevant to the field. Nineteen essays, written by an international array of scholars, highlight…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge

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