Music: Music & The Arts

  • Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes & Harmonies book cover

    Music in the Role-Playing Game

    Heroes & Harmonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Gibbons, Steven Reale

    Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes & Harmonies offers the first scholarly approach focusing on music in the broad class of video games known as role-playing games, or RPGs. Known for their narrative sophistiation and long playtimes, RPGs have long been celebrated by players for the quality…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Sound Design Theory and Practice: Working with Sound book cover

    Sound Design Theory and Practice

    Working with Sound, 1st Edition

    By Leo Murray

    Sound Design Theory and Practice is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the concepts which underpin the creative decisions that inform the creation of sound design. A fundamental problem facing anyone wishing to practice, study, teach or research about sound is the lack of a theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 chapters that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the American Avant-Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically, he…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way book cover

    Disney Theatrical Productions

    Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way, 1st Edition

    By Amy S. Osatinski

    Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way is the first work of scholarship to comprehensively examine the history and production practices of Disney Theatrical Productions (DTP), the theatrical producing arm of the studio branch of the Walt Disney Corporation. This…

    Paperback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • The Singer-Songwriter in Europe: Paradigms, Politics and Place book cover

    The Singer-Songwriter in Europe

    Paradigms, Politics and Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Marc, Stuart Green

    The Singer-Songwriter in Europe is the first book to explore and compare the multifaceted discourses and practices of this figure within and across linguistic spaces in Europe and in dialogue with spaces beyond continental borders. The concept of the singer-songwriter is significant and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Composing for the State: Music in Twentieth-Century Dictatorships book cover

    Composing for the State

    Music in Twentieth-Century Dictatorships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esteban Buch, Igor Contreras Zubillaga, Manuel Deniz Silva

    Under the dictatorships of the twentieth century, music never ceased to sound. Even when they did not impose aesthetic standards, these regimes tended to favour certain kinds of art music such as occasional works for commemorations or celebrations, symphonic poems, cantatas and choral settings. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • György Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre: Postmodernism, Musico-Dramatic Form and the Grotesque book cover

    György Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre: Postmodernism, Musico-Dramatic Form and the Grotesque

    1st Edition

    By Peter Edwards

    György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre (1974–77, revised 1996) has consolidated its position as one of the major operatic works of the twentieth century. Few operas composed since the 1970s have received such numerous productions, bringing the eclectic score to a global audience. Famously dubbed by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

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

    French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition, 2nd 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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China book cover

    Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China

    1st Edition

    By Wai-Chung Ho

    While attention has been paid to various aspects of music education in China, to date no single publication has systematically addressed the complex interplay of sociopolitical transformations underlying the development of popular music and music education in the multilevel culture of China. Before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethoven book cover

    Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethoven

    1st Edition

    By Martin Nedbal

    This book explores how the Enlightenment aesthetics of theater as a moral institution influenced cultural politics and operatic developments in Vienna between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Moralistic viewpoints were particularly important in eighteenth-century debates about…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • 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 – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

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