Music: Music & The Arts

  • The Music of Dada: A lesson in intermediality for our times book cover

    The Music of Dada

    A lesson in intermediality for our times, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dayan

    100 years after the Dada soirées rocked the art world, the author investigates the role that music played in the movement. Dada is generally thought of as noisy and unmusical, but The Music of Dada shows that music was at the core of Dada theory and practice. Music (by Schoenberg, Satie and many…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge

  • The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy book cover

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert H. Scott, Gregory S. Moss

    While indeterminacy is a recurrent theme in philosophy, less progress has been made in clarifying its significance for various philosophical and interdisciplinary contexts. This collection brings together early-career and well-known philosophers—including Graham Priest, Trish Glazebrook, Steven…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Tracing the <i>Mbira</i> Sound Archive in Zimbabwe book cover

    Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    By Luis Gimenez Amoros

    Tracing the Mbira Sound Archive in Zimbabwe analyses the revitalisation and repatriation of historical recordings from the largest sound archive in Africa, the International Library of African Music (ILAM). It provides a postcolonial study on the African sound archive divided into three historical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Electronic Music: Reaching out with Technology book cover

    The Routledge Research Companion to Electronic Music: Reaching out with Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Emmerson

    The theme of this Research Companion is 'connectivity and the global reach of electroacoustic music and sonic arts made with technology'. The possible scope of such a companion in the field of electronic music has changed radically over the last 30 years. The definitions of the field itself are now…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21
    Routledge

  • Eros and Music in Early Modern Culture and Literature book cover

    Eros and Music in Early Modern Culture and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Claire Bardelmann

    What is the relationship between Eros and music? How does the intersection of love and music contribute to define the perimeter of Early Modern love? The Early Moderns hold parallel discourses on the metaphysical doctrines of love and music as theories of harmony. Statements of love as music, of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Confronting the National in the Musical Past book cover

    Confronting the National in the Musical Past

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Kelly, Markus Mantere, Derek Scott

    This significant volume moves music-historical research in the direction of deconstructing the national grand narratives in music history, of challenging the national paradigm in methodology, and thinking anew about cultural traffic, cultural transfer and cosmopolitanism in the musical past. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking book cover

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzel A. Reily, Katherine Brucher

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking provides a reference to how, cross-culturally, musicking constructs locality and how locality is constructed by the musicking that takes place within it, that is, how people engage with ideas of community and place through music. The term "…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide: Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts book cover

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide

    Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada, Anne Besnault-Levita

    Beyond the Victorian/ Modernist Divide contributes to a new phase in the Victorian-modern debate of traditional periodization through the perspective lens of literature and the visual arts. Breaking away from conventionally fixed discourses and dichotomies, this book utilizes an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Music as a Chariot: The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music book cover

    Music as a Chariot

    The Evolutionary Origins of Theatre in Time, Sound, and Music, 1st Edition

    By Richard K. Thomas

    Music as a Chariot offers a multidisciplinary perspective whose primary proposition is that theatre is a type of music. Understanding how music enables the theatre experience helps to shape our entire approach to the performing arts. Beginning with a discussion on the origin and nature of time,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge

  • Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes book cover

    Benjamin Britten and Montagu Slater's Peter Grimes

    1st Edition

    By Sam Kinchin-Smith

     ‘Who can turn skies back and begin again?’ -Peter   This book contends that Peter Grimes, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential operas of the 20th century, is also one of the British theatre’s finest ‘lost’ plays. Seeking to liberate Britten and Slater’s work from the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Jazz and the Philosophy of Art book cover

    Jazz and the Philosophy of Art

    1st Edition

    By Lee B. Brown, David Goldblatt, Theodore Gracyk

    Co-authored by three prominent philosophers of art, Jazz and the Philosophy of Art is the first book in English to be exclusively devoted to philosophical issues in jazz. It covers such diverse topics as minstrelsy, bebop, Voodoo, social and tap dancing, parades, phonography, musical forgeries, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Recomposing the Past: Representations of Early Music on Stage and Screen book cover

    Recomposing the Past: Representations of Early Music on Stage and Screen

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Cook, Alexander Kolassa, Adam Whittaker

    Recomposing the Past is a book concerned with the complex but important ways in which we engage with the past in modern times. Contributors examine how media on stage and screen uses music, and in particular early music, to evoke and recompose a distant past. Culture, popular and otherwise, is…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

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