Music: Music & The Arts

  • The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth Wollman

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical is dedicated to the stage musical’s changing, evolving relationship to American culture in the very late 20th and early 21st centuries. In the past decade-and-a-half, international scholars from an ever-widening number of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Sound Theory from Sound Practice book cover

    Sound Theory from Sound Practice

    1st Edition

    By Leo Murray

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Screen Music of Trevor Jones: Technology, Process, Production book cover

    The Screen Music of Trevor Jones

    Technology, Process, Production, 1st Edition

    By David Cooper, Ian Sapiro, Laura Anderson

    Trevor Jones is one of the most successful contemporary British-based composers of film and television music and is seen by his peers as an influential figure in the industry. He is distinguished by the range and volume of high profile projects he has worked on, the directors with whom he has…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • The Sound State of Uzbekistan: Popular Music and Politics in the Karimov Era book cover

    The Sound State of Uzbekistan

    Popular Music and Politics in the Karimov Era, 1st Edition

    By Kerstin Klenke

    The Sound State of Uzbekistan: Popular Music and Politics in the Karimov Era is a pioneering study of the intersection between popular music and state politics in Central Asia. Based on 20 months of field- and archival work in Tashkent, this book explores a remarkable era in Uzbekistan’s politics (…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas M. Kitts, Nick Baxter-Moore

    An essential part of human expression, humor plays a role in all forms of art, and humorous and comedic aspects have always been part of popular music. For the first time, The Routledge Companion to Popular Music and Humor draws together scholarship exploring how the element of humor interacts with…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions book cover

    Popular Music and the Politics of Hope

    Queer and Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Fast, Craig Jennex

    In today’s culture, popular music is a vital site where ideas about gender and sexuality are imagined and disseminated. Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions explores what that means with a wide-ranging collection of essays that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Mood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories book cover

    Mood

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • New Music Theatre in Europe: Transformations between 1955-1975 book cover

    New Music Theatre in Europe

    Transformations between 1955-1975, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Adlington

    The new music theatre of the third quarter of the twentieth century presents a research field of great richness. In these years, music theatre became one of the main preoccupations for (especially) young composers digesting the consequences of the revolutionary experiments in musical language that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera: Myths Reconsidered book cover

    National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera

    Myths Reconsidered, 1st Edition

    By Michael Halliwell

    Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire. It is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Preserving Popular Music Heritage: Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together book cover

    Preserving Popular Music Heritage

    Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Baker

    There is a growing awareness around the world of the pressing need to archive the material remnants of popular music so as to safeguard the national and local histories of this cultural form. Current research suggests that in the past 20 or so years there has been an expansion of DIY heritage…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Paul Bekker's Musical Ethics book cover

    Paul Bekker's Musical Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Nanette Nielsen

    German music critic and opera producer Paul Bekker (1882–1937) is a rare example of a critic granted the opportunity to turn his ideas into practice. In this first full-length study of Bekker in English, Nanette Nielsen investigates Bekker's theory and practice in light of ethics and aesthetics, in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • 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

    1st Edition

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, William G. 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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

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