Music: Music & The Arts

  • Opera in Paris from the Empire to the Commune book cover

    Opera in Paris from the Empire to the Commune

    1st Edition

    By Mark Everist

    Studies in the history of French nineteenth-century stage music have blossomed in the last decade, encouraging a revision of the view of the primacy of Austro-German music during the period and rebalancing the scholarly field away from instrumental music (key to the Austro-German hegemony) and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge

  • Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign book cover

    Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign

    1st Edition

    By Justin Patch

    Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism, and the Presidential Campaign paints a portrait of the political experience at a pivotal time in American political and social history. The modern political campaign is aestheticized and assimilated into mass culture, divorced from fact and policy, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Richard D’Oyly Carte book cover

    Richard D’Oyly Carte

    1st Edition

    By Paul Seeley

    The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan. Errors and misconceptions in current literature are challenged and corrected to give a truer portrayal of one of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Death and (Re) Birth of J.S. Bach: Reconsidering Musical Authorship and the Work-Concept book cover

    Death and (Re) Birth of J.S. Bach

    Reconsidering Musical Authorship and the Work-Concept, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Alonso Trillo

    While the study and redefinition of the notion of authorship and its relationship to the idea of the literary work have played a central role in recent research on literature, semiotics, and related disciplines, its impact on contemporary musicology is still limited. Why? What implications would a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter E. Gordon, Espen Hammer, Axel Honneth

    The portentous terms and phrases associated with the first decades of the Frankfurt School – exile, the dominance of capitalism, fascism – seem as salient today as they were in the early twentieth century. The Routledge Companion to the Frankfurt School addresses the many early concerns of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes book cover

    A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    Twenty-five years after the publication of A Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz returns to his favorite subject for a third edition. Rewriting earlier entries, adding hundreds of new ones, Kostelanetz provides intelligence and information…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought book cover

    Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Impett

    Of the post-war, post-serialist generation of European composers, it was Luigi Nono who succeeded not only in identifying and addressing aesthetic and technical questions of his time, but in showing a way ahead to a new condition of music in the twenty-first century. His music has found a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Film and Media Creators' Guide to Music book cover

    The Film and Media Creators' Guide to Music

    1st Edition

    By Vasco Hexel

    Music plays an integral role in the experience of film, television, video games, and other media—yet for many directors, producers, and media creators, working with music can be a baffling and intimidating process. The Film and Media Creators’ Guide to Music bridges the gap between musical…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Reeled In: Pre-existing Music in Narrative Film book cover

    Reeled In: Pre-existing Music in Narrative Film

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Godsall

    How and why is pre-existing music used in films? What effects can its use have on films and their audiences? And what lasting impact can appropriation have on the music? Reeled In is a comprehensive exploration of these questions, considering the cinematic quotation of Beethoven symphonies, Beatles…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical book cover

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical

    1st Edition

    By John R. Severn

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical is the first book-length study of a growing performance phenomenon: musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in which characters sing existing popular songs as one of their modes of communication. John Severn shows how these highly allusive works give rise to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991 book cover

    Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991

    2nd Edition

    By Levon Hakobian

    This volume is a comprehensive and detailed survey of music and musical life of the entire Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, which takes into account the extensive body of scholarly literature in Russian and other major European languages. In this considerably updated and revised edition of his 1998…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture

  • Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western book cover

    Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kendra Preston Leonard, Mariana Whitmer

    Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western examines the use and function of musical tropes and gestures traditionally associated with the American Western in new and different contexts ranging from Elizabethan theater, contemporary drama, space opera and science fiction, Cold War era European filmmaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

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