Music: Music & The Arts

  • Leonard Bernstein: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Leonard Bernstein

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Laird

    Leonard Bernstein: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and research guide on this popular American composer and conductor. It includes annotations on Bernstein's writings, performances, educational work, and major secondary sources. Also included are a biographical sketch,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Culture book cover

    This is the Sound of Irony: Music, Politics and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    By Katherine L. Turner

    The use of irony in music is just beginning to be defined and critiqued, although it has been used, implied and decried by composers, performers, listeners and critics for centuries. Irony in popular music is especially worthy of study because it is pervasive, even fundamental to the music, the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Life and Works of Andrzej Panufnik (1914–1991) book cover

    The Life and Works of Andrzej Panufnik (1914–1991)

    1st Edition

    By Beata Boles?awska, translated by Richard J. Reisner

    Sir Andrzej Panufnik was born in Warsaw and studied in the newly independent Poland in the 1930s, as well as in Vienna and Paris just before the outbreak of the Second World War. During the German occupation he formed a piano duo with his friend and fellow composer Witold LutosÅ‚awski, and they…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Black Orpheus: Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison book cover

    Black Orpheus

    Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison, 1st Edition

    By Saadi A. Simawe

    The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    Border Crossings

  • Gioachino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Gioachino Rossini

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Denise Gallo

    Giochino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide is designed as a tool for those beginning to study the life and works of Gioachino Rossini as well as for those who wish to explore beyond the established biographies and commentaries. The first edition was  published in 2001, and represented…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    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

  • Punk Rock Warlord: the Life and Work of Joe Strummer book cover

    Punk Rock Warlord: the Life and Work of Joe Strummer

    1st Edition

    By Barry J. Faulk, Brady Harrison

    Punk Rock Warlord explores the relevance of Joe Strummer within the continuing legacies of both punk rock and progressive politics. It is aimed at scholars and general readers interested in The Clash, punk culture, and the intersections between pop music and politics, on both sides of the Atlantic…

    Paperback – 2015-03-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives

    This Is Our Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Gebhardt, Tony Whyton

    The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives: This Is Our Music documents the emergence of collective movements in jazz and improvised music. Jazz history is most often portrayed as a site for individual expression and revolves around the celebration of iconic figures, while the networks and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Music, Power, and Politics book cover

    Music, Power, and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annie J. Randall

    Music, Power, and Politics presents sixteen different cultural perspectives on the concept of music as a site of socio-political struggle. Essays by scholars from around the world explore the means by which music's long-acknowledged potential to persuade, seduce, indoctrinate, rouse, incite, or…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Gaetano Donizetti

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By James P. Cassaro

    Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide offers an annotated reference guide to the life and works of this important Italian opera composer. The book opens with a complete chronology of Donizetti's life (1797-1848) and career, relating it to contemporary events. The balance of the book…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Vincenzo Bellini: A Guide to Research book cover

    Vincenzo Bellini

    A Guide to Research, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Willier

    This comprehensive bibliography and research guide details all the works currently available on Vincenzo Bellini, the Italian opera composer best known for his work Norma, which is still regularly performed today at Covent Garden and by regional opera companies. 2001, the bicentennial anniversary…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Hermeneutics and Music Criticism book cover

    Hermeneutics and Music Criticism

    1st Edition

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Hermeneutics and Music Criticism forges new perspectives on aesthetics, politics and contemporary interpretive strategies. By advancing new insights into the roles judgment and imagination play both in our experiences of music and its critical interpretation, this book reevaluates our current…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

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