Music: Music & The Arts

  • 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

  • Rapper, Writer, Pop-Cultural Player: Ice-T and the Politics of Black Cultural Production book cover

    Rapper, Writer, Pop-Cultural Player

    Ice-T and the Politics of Black Cultural Production, 1st Edition

    By Josephine Metcalf, Will Turner

    This collection of essays critically engages with factors relating to black urban life and cultural representation in the post-civil rights era, using Ice-T and his myriad roles as musician, actor, writer, celebrity, and industrialist as a vehicle through which to interpret and understand the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-06

  • The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675–1725 book cover

    The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675–1725

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Lowerre

    Unlike collections of essays which focus on a single century or whose authors are drawn from a single discipline, this collection reflects the myriad performance options available to London audiences, offering readers a composite portrait of the music, drama, and dance productions that…

    Hardback – 2014-03-21
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Nabokov at the Limits: Redrawing Critical Boundaries book cover

    Nabokov at the Limits

    Redrawing Critical Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Zunshine

    Edited by Lisa Zunshine

    The eleven contributors to this volume investigate the connections between Nabokov's output and the fields of painting, music, and ballet.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Border Crossings

  • Music In Video Games: Studying Play book cover

    Music In Video Games

    Studying Play, 1st Edition

    Edited by K.J. Donnelly, William Gibbons, Neil Lerner

    From its earliest days as little more than a series of monophonic outbursts to its current-day scores that can rival major symphonic film scores, video game music has gone through its own particular set of stylistic and functional metamorphoses while both borrowing and recontextualizing the earlier…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    Routledge Music and Screen Media 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

  • America's Songs II: Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War Years book cover

    America's Songs II

    Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War Years, 1st Edition

    By Michael Lasser

    America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years continues to tell the stories behind popular songs in our country’s history, serving as a sequel to the bestselling America’s Songs: Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley. Beginning in 1890 and ending in…

    Paperback – 2013-12-19

  • Music in Films on the Middle Ages: Authenticity vs. Fantasy book cover

    Music in Films on the Middle Ages

    Authenticity vs. Fantasy, 1st Edition

    By John Haines

    This book explores the role of music in the some five hundred feature-length films on the Middle Ages produced between the late 1890s and the present day. Haines focuses on the tension in these films between the surviving evidence for medieval music and the idiomatic tradition of cinematic music.…

    Hardback – 2013-11-13
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Bodily Expression in Electronic Music: Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity book cover

    Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King's Theatre, London book cover

    Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King's Theatre, London

    1st Edition

    By Michael Burden

    Regina Mingotti was the first female impresario to run London's opera house. Born in Naples in 1722, she was the daughter of an Austrian diplomat, and had worked at Dresden under Hasse from 1747. Mingotti left Germany in 1752, and travelled to Madrid to sing at the Spanish court, where the opera…

    Hardback – 2013-10-28
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • The Ethnomusicology of Western Art Music book cover

    The Ethnomusicology of Western Art Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laudan Nooshin

    Since the late 1980s, the boundaries between the ‘musicologies’ have become increasingly blurred. Most notably, a growing number of musicologists have become interested in the ideas and methodologies of ethnomusicology, and in particular, in applying one of the central methodological tools of…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23

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