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  • Musical Theater: An Appreciation book cover

    Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy book cover

    A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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

  • Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction book cover

    Women, Music, Culture

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Julie C. Dunbar

    Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by&…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course book cover

    Acting in Musical Theatre

    A Comprehensive Course, 2nd Edition

    By Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera, Rocco Dal Vera

    Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Tin Pan Alley: An Encyclopedia of the Golden Age of American Song book cover

    Tin Pan Alley

    An Encyclopedia of the Golden Age of American Song, 1st Edition

    By David A. Jasen

    For nearly a century, New York's famous "Tin Pan Alley" was the center of popular music publishing in this country--it was where songwriting became a profession, and where songs were made-to-order for the biggest stars. Covering the full history of Tin Pan Alley, from its humble beginnings in the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Musical Identity: Selected Essays book cover

    The Politics of Musical Identity

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Annegret Fauser

    This volume explores the way in which composers, performers, and critics shaped individual and collective identities in music from Europe and the United States from the 1860s to the 1950s. Selected essays and articles engage with works and their reception by Richard Wagner, Georges Bizet (in an…

    Hardback – 2015-04-03
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Critical Musicology Series

  • Directing in Musical Theatre: An Essential Guide book cover

    Directing in Musical Theatre

    An Essential Guide, 1st Edition

    By Joe Deer

    This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and…

    Paperback – 2013-12-23
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Gracyk, Andrew Kania

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers and debates in philosophy and music. Over fifty entries by an international team of contributors are organised into six clear sections: general issues emotion…

    Paperback – 2013-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society: 4-Volume Set book cover

    The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society: 4-Volume Set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Carroll

    Like all fields of creative endeavour, music has long been caught up - voluntarily and otherwise - in matters political. Music has been used and abused, claimed and disowned, for propaganda purposes, as a vehicle for protest, as a means of articulating national, racial and sexual identities, and in…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society

  • Popular Music and Human Rights: Volume II: World Music book cover

    Popular Music and Human Rights

    Volume II: World Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Peddie

    Popular music has long understood that human rights, if attainable at all, involve a struggle without end. The right to imagine an individual will, the right to some form of self-determination and the right to self-legislation have long been at the forefront of popular music's approach to human…

    Paperback – 2012-11-21
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Popular Music and Human Rights: Volume I: World Music book cover

    Popular Music and Human Rights

    Volume I: World Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Peddie

    Popular music has long understood that human rights, if attainable at all, involve a struggle without end. The right to imagine an individual will, the right to some form of self-determination and the right to self-legislation have long been at the forefront of popular music's approach to human…

    Paperback – 2012-11-21
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Music and Patronage book cover

    Music and Patronage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Merkley

    Patronage has long figured in our historical understanding of music and, on an academic level, has been the subject of intense research over the past thirty years. The articles gathered together in this volume look at patronage in its broadest sense: individual and traditional court patronage as…

    Hardback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society

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