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  • Music and Marx: Ideas, Practice, Politics book cover

    Music and Marx

    Ideas, Practice, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27

  • Between Opera and Cinema book cover

    Between Opera and Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeongwon Joe, Rose Theresa

    Leading scholars of opera and film explore the many ways these two seemingly unrelated genres have come together from the silent-film era to today.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27

  • Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action: A Different Tune book cover

    Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action

    A Different Tune, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Howell

    Amanda Howell offers a new perspective on the contemporary pop score as the means by which masculinities not seen—or heard—before become a part of post-World War II American cinema. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action addresses itself to an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Urban Politics and Cultural Capital: The Case of Chinese Opera book cover

    Urban Politics and Cultural Capital

    The Case of Chinese Opera, 1st Edition

    By Ma Haili

    This book tells the story of how a regional Chinese theatrical form, Shanghai Yue Opera, evolved from the all-male ’beggar’s song’ of the early twentieth century to become the largest all-female opera form in the nation, only to face increasing pressure to survive under Chinese political and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28

  • Architecture's Pretexts: Spaces of Translation book cover

    Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation, 1st Edition

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural…

    Paperback – 2015-01-22

  • Music and Sound in Documentary Film book cover

    Music and Sound in Documentary Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Rogers

    This collection of fourteen essays provides a rich and detailed history of the relationship between and music and image in documentary films, exploring the often overlooked role of music in the genre and its subsequent impact on an audience’s perception of reality and fiction. Exploring examples of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality book cover

    Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality

    1st Edition

    By Pamela Karantonis, Francesca Placanica, Pieter Verstraete

    Cathy Berberian (1925-1983) was a vocal performance artist, singer and composer who pioneered a way of composing with the voice in the musical worlds of Europe, North America and beyond. As a modernist muse for many avant-garde composers, Cathy Berberian went on to embody the principles of…

    Hardback – 2014-09-28

  • Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century France: Musical Apprehensions book cover

    Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century France

    Musical Apprehensions, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Rosenberg

    This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19th-century France. Each of the book’s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Social Networks and Music Worlds book cover

    Social Networks and Music Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by…

    Hardback – 2014-07-31
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Politics of Verdi's Cantica book cover

    The Politics of Verdi's Cantica

    1st Edition

    By Roberta Montemorra Marvin

    The Politics of Verdi's Cantica treats a singular case study of the use of music to resist oppression, combat evil, and fight injustice. Cantica, better known as Inno delle nazioni / Hymn of the Nations, commissioned from Italy's foremost composer to represent the newly independent nation at the…

    Hardback – 2014-07-28
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • Music in Contemporary Philosophy book cover

    Music in Contemporary Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Scherzinger

    This book examines the functional place of music in contemporary European philosophy of the 20th and 21st centuries. The chapters explore the musical dimensions of lesser known figures as well as well-known philosophical figures in relation to their lesser-known musical dimensions. Edmund Husserl,…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23

  • A History of the American Musical Theatre: No Business Like It book cover

    A History of the American Musical Theatre

    No Business Like It, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the diverse proto-theatres of the mid-1800s, though the revues of the ‘20s, the ‘true musicals’ of the ‘40s, the politicisation of the ‘60s and the ‘mega-musicals’ of the ‘80s, every era in American musical theatre reflected a unique set of socio-cultural factors.  Nathan Hurwitz uses these…

    Paperback – 2014-06-20

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