Music: Music & The Arts

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture book cover

    Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, William G. Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Music, Time, and Its Other: Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity book cover

    Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity, 1st Edition

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Masque and Opera in England, 1656-1688 book cover

    Masque and Opera in England, 1656-1688

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Walkling

    Masque and Opera in England, 1656–1688 presents a comprehensive study of the development of court masque and through-composed opera in England from the mid-1650s to the Revolution of 1688–89. In seeking to address the problem of generic categorization within a highly fragmentary corpus for which a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Paul Bekker's Musical Ethics book cover

    Paul Bekker's Musical Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Nanette Nielsen

    German music critic and opera producer Paul Bekker (1882–1937) is a rare example of a critic granted the opportunity to turn his ideas into practice. In this first full-length study of Bekker in English, Nanette Nielsen investigates Bekker's theory and practice in light of ethics and aesthetics, in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain: Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse book cover

    Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Heavy Metal at the Movies book cover

    Heavy Metal at the Movies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerd Bayer

    The chapters collected in this volume shed light on the areas of interaction between film studies and heavy metal research, exploring how the audio-visual medium of film relates to, builds on and shapes metal culture. At one end of the spectrum, metal music serves as a form of ambient background in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music book cover

    Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • David Braham: The American Offenbach book cover

    David Braham

    The American Offenbach, 1st Edition

    By John Franceschina

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

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Music and War in the United States book cover

    Music and War in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Kraaz

    Music and War in the United States introduces students to the long and varied history of music's role in war. Spanning the history of wars involving the United States from the American Revolution to the Iraq war, with contributions from both senior and emerging scholars, this edited volume brings…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Undergraduate Research in Art: A Guide for Students book cover

    Undergraduate Research in Art

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Vaughan Judge, Jenny Olin Shanahan, Gregory Young

    Undergraduate Research in Art: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills, with examples of undergraduate research activities and case studies on projects in the various areas of the study of art—from art history, art education, and fine art therapy, to studio art, graphic…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Undergraduate Research Series

  • Music and Sound in Silent Film: From the Nickelodeon to The Artist book cover

    Music and Sound in Silent Film

    From the Nickelodeon to The Artist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Barton, Simon Trezise

    Despite their name, the silent films of the early cinematic era were frequently accompanied by music and other sound elements of many kinds, including mechanical instruments, live performers, and audience sing-alongs. The 12 chapters in this concise book explore the multitude of functions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Music, Mind, and Well-being book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Music, Mind, and Well-being

    1st Edition

    Edited by Penelope Gouk, James Kennaway, Jacomien Prins, Wiebke Thormahlen

    In recent decades, the relationship between music, emotions, health and well-being has become a hot topic. Scientific research and new neuro-imaging technologies have provided extraordinary new insights into how music affects our brains and bodies, and researchers in fields ranging from psychology…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

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