Music: Music & The Arts

  • Musicality in Theatre: Music as Model, Method and Metaphor in Theatre-Making book cover

    Musicality in Theatre

    Music as Model, Method and Metaphor in Theatre-Making, 1st Edition

    By David Roesner

    As the complicated relationship between music and theatre has evolved and changed in the modern and postmodern periods, music has continued to be immensely influential in key developments of theatrical practices. In this study of musicality in the theatre, David Roesner offers a revised view of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Music, Sexuality and the Enlightenment in Mozart's Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte book cover

    Music, Sexuality and the Enlightenment in Mozart's Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte

    1st Edition

    By Charles Ford

    Music, Sexuality and the Enlightenment explains how Mozart's music for Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte 'sounds' the intentions of Da Ponte's characters and their relationships with one another. Mozart, by way of the infinitely generative and beautiful logic of the sonata…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and the State in the UK: Culture, Trade or Industry? book cover

    Popular Music and the State in the UK

    Culture, Trade or Industry?, 1st Edition

    By Martin Cloonan

    In an era of the rise of the free market and economic globalization, Martin Cloonan examines why politicians and policymakers in the UK have sought to intervene in popular music - a field that has often been held up as the epitome of the free market form. Cloonan traces the development of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Music, National Identity and the Politics of Location: Between the Global and the Local book cover

    Music, National Identity and the Politics of Location

    Between the Global and the Local, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Knights

    Edited by Ian Biddle

    How are national identities constructed and articulated through music? Popular music has long been associated with political dissent, and the nation state has consistently demonstrated a determination to seek out and procure for itself a stake in the management of 'its' popular musics. Similarly,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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

    Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre

    A Style Guide for Singers, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge

  • William B. Gill: From the Goldfields to Broadway book cover

    William B. Gill

    From the Goldfields to Broadway, 1st Edition

    By Kurt Ganzl

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Harry B. Smith: Dean of American Librettists book cover

    Harry B. Smith

    Dean of American Librettists, 1st Edition

    By John Franceschina

    Harry B. Smith was the most prolific writer of librettos for the American musical theatre in history, with nearly half of his 300 works actually opening in New York City. In addition, Smith was instrumental in adapting and popularizing foreign musicals in America, significantly influencing writing…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Performing Salome, Revealing Stories book cover

    Performing Salome, Revealing Stories

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clair Rowden

    With its first public live performance in Paris on 11 February 1896, Oscar Wilde's Salomé took on female embodied form that signalled the start of 'her' phenomenal journey through the history of the arts in the twentieth century. This volume explores Salome's appropriation and reincarnation across…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Eighteenth-Century Russian Music book cover

    Eighteenth-Century Russian Music

    1st Edition

    By Marina Ritzarev

    Little is known outside of Russia about the nation's musical heritage prior to the nineteenth century. Western scholarship has tended to view the history of Russian music as not beginning until the end of the eighteenth century. Marina Ritzarev's work shows this interpretation to be misguided.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Political Rock book cover

    Political Rock

    1st Edition

    By Kristine Weglarz

    Edited by Mark Pedelty

    Political Rock features luminary figures in rock music that have stood out not only for their performances, but also for their politics. The book opens with a comparative, cultural history of artists who have played important roles in social movements. Individual chapters are devoted to The Clash…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Music Companions

  • War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: The Ethnographer’s Tale book cover

    War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan

    The Ethnographer’s Tale, 1st Edition

    By John Baily

    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations far and wide. This new publication is the culmination of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

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