Music: Music & The Arts

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music: Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency book cover

    US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Music in Comedy Television: Notes on Laughs book cover

    Music in Comedy Television

    Notes on Laughs

    Edited by Liz Giuffre, Philip Hayward

    The study of television and music has expanded greatly in recent years, yet to date no book has focused on the genre of comedy television as it relates to music. Music in Comedy Television: Notes on Laughs fills that gap, breaking new critical ground. With contributions from an array of established…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • 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

  • Scoring the Score: The Role of the Orchestrator in the Contemporary Film Industry book cover

    Scoring the Score

    The Role of the Orchestrator in the Contemporary Film Industry

    By Ian Sapiro

    Scoring the Score is the first scholarly examination of the orchestrator’s role in the contemporary film industry. Orchestrators are crucial to the production of a film’s score, yet they have not received significant consideration in film-music research. This book sheds light on this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity book cover

    Music in Contemporary Indian Film

    Memory, Voice, Identity

    Edited by Jayson Beaster-Jones, Natalie Sarrazin

    Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity provides a rich and detailed look into the unique dimensions of music in Indian film. Music is at the center of Indian cinema, and India’s film music industry has a far-reaching impact on popular, folk, and classical music across the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy book cover

    A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy

    By Donald A. Hodges

    A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy helps music students choose a philosophy that will guide them throughout their careers. The book is divided into three sections: central issues that any music philosophy ought to consider (e.g., beauty, emotion, and aesthetics); secondly, significant…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre: A Style Guide for Singers book cover

    Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre

    A Style Guide for Singers

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the favorites of Tin Pan Alley to today’s international blockbusters, the stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive. Musical theatre roles require the ability to adapt to a panoply of characters and vocal styles. By breaking down these styles and exploring the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-13
    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

  • The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art

    Edited by Marcel Cobussen, Vincent Meelberg, Barry Truax

    The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art presents an overview of the issues, methods, and approaches crucial for the study of sound in artistic practice. Thirty-six essays cover a variety of interdisciplinary approaches to studying sounding art from the fields of musicology, cultural studies, sound…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • The Contemporary Literature-Music Relationship: Intermedia, Voice, Technology, Cross-Cultural Exchange book cover

    The Contemporary Literature-Music Relationship

    Intermedia, Voice, Technology, Cross-Cultural Exchange

    By Hazel Smith

    This book explores the relationship between words and music in contemporary texts, examining, in particular, the way that new technologies are changing the literature-music relationship. It brings an eclectic and novel range of interdisciplinary theories to the area of musico-literary studies,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics: Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future book cover

    The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics

    Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future

    By Elena Fell, Ioanna Kopsiafti

    This book seeks to fill a void in contemporary aesthetics scholarship by considering the cognitive features that make the aesthetic and artistic worthy of philosophical study. Aesthetic cognition has been largely abandoned by analytical philosophy, which instead tends to focus its attention on the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

    By Various

    This set reissues a host of previously out-of-print books that focus on the phenomenon of popular music in all its many guises. From the early days of professional songwriting, to the innovations of jazz and blues then the cultural revolution of rock 'n' roll, this set forms an essential reference…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

5Series in Music & The Arts

Product Search