Music: Music & The Arts

  • Live Architecture: Venues, Stages and Arenas for Popular Music book cover

    Live Architecture

    Venues, Stages and Arenas for Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Robert Kronenburg

    Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day. This book quantifies the factors that determine what makes a venue successful focusing on both famous and less well-known examples from the smallest barroom music space to the largest…

    Hardback – 2012-01-06
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and Multimedia book cover

    Popular Music and Multimedia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie McQuinn

    The focus of this collection of essays is the powerful interaction between popular music and multimedia: film, television, music video and video games. Written by a diverse group of scholars and published within the last fifteen years, the essays examine new theories and methodologies and offer…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Popular Music

  • In The Space Of A Song: The Uses of Song in Film book cover

    In The Space Of A Song

    The Uses of Song in Film, 1st Edition

    By Richard Dyer

    Songs take up space and time in films. Richard Dyer's In the Space of a Song takes off from this perception, arguing that the way songs take up space indicates a great deal about the songs themselves, the nature of the feelings they present, and who is allowed to present feelings how, when and…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge

  • Music in the Western: Notes From the Frontier book cover

    Music in the Western

    Notes From the Frontier, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Kalinak

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their…

    Paperback – 2011-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook book cover

    The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki, Nathan Platte, Colin Roust

    The Routledge Film Music Source Book is an annotated, thematically organized collection of approximately eighty source readings pertaining to film music dating from its beginnings to the present, from the US and other select countries around the globe. The documents represent a wide variety of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-29
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and Human Rights: Volume I: British and American Music book cover

    Popular Music and Human Rights

    Volume I: British and American Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Peddie

    Popular music has long understood that human rights, if attainable at all, involve a struggle without end. The right to imagine an individual will, the right to some form of self-determination and the right to self-legislation have long been at the forefront of popular music's approach to human…

    Hardback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Musical: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    The Musical

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By William Everett

    The musical, whether on stage or screen, is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable musical genres, yet one of the most perplexing. What are its defining features? How does it negotiate multiple socio-cultural-economic spaces? Is it a popular tradition? Is it a commercial enterprise? Is it a…

    Hardback – 2011-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Music in Television: Channels of Listening book cover

    Music in Television

    Channels of Listening, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Deaville

    Music in Television is a collection of essays examining television’s production of meaning through music in terms of historical contexts, institutional frameworks, broadcast practices, technologies, and aesthetics. It presents the reader with overviews of major genres and issues, as well as…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Opera after 1900 book cover

    Opera after 1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Notley

    The articles reprinted in this volume treat operas as opera and from some sort of critical angle; none of the articles uses methodology appropriate for another kind of musical work. Additional criteria used in selecting the articles were that they should not have been reprinted widely before and…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

  • The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: 6-Volume set book cover

    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: 6-Volume set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Montemorra Marvin

    New perspectives on opera scholarship have emerged in recent years and have changed the course of the genre's study in significant ways. This series brings together selected articles and essays which reflect the new scholarship: the papers address sources, works, audiences, performers, creators,…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

  • Essays on Opera, 1750-1800 book cover

    Essays on Opera, 1750-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Rice

    The study of opera in the second half of the eighteenth century has flourished during the last several decades, and our knowledge of the operas written during that period and of their aesthetic, social, and political context has vastly increased. This volume explores opera and operatic life of the…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

  • Studies in Seventeenth-Century Opera book cover

    Studies in Seventeenth-Century Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth L. Glixon

    The past four decades have seen an explosion in research regarding seventeenth-century opera. In addition to investigations of extant scores and librettos, scholars have dealt with the associated areas of dance and scenery, as well as newer disciplines such as studies of patronage, gender, and…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

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