Music: Music & The Arts

  • 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

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coasts book cover

    Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coasts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Franco Sciannameo

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coasts contains essays dedicated to the movement of musicians along and across the coasts of the Adriatic Sea. In the course of this book, the musicians become narrators of their own stories seen through the lenses of wanderlust, opportunity, exile, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literature: Musical Modernism book cover

    Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literature

    Musical Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Katherine O'Callaghan

    This volume explores the role of music as a source of inspiration and provocation for modernist writers. In its consideration of modernist literature within a broad political, postcolonial, and internationalist context, this book is an important intervention in the growing field of Words and Music…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Grand Opera Outside Paris: Opera on the Move in Nineteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Grand Opera Outside Paris

    Opera on the Move in Nineteenth-Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Hesselager

    Nineteenth-century French grand opera was a musical and cultural phenomenon with an important and widespread transnational presence in Europe. Primary attention in the major studies of the genre has so far been on the Parisian context for which the majority of the works were originally written. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Verdi’s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz book cover

    Verdi’s Exceptional Women: Giuseppina Strepponi and Teresa Stolz

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Anne Ellsmore

    This investigation offers new perspectives on Giuseppe Verdi’s attitudes to women and the functions which they fulfilled for him. The book explores Verdi’s professional and personal relationship with women who were exceptional within the traditional socio-sexual structure of patria potestà, in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear book cover

    Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical Ear

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Attfield, Ben Winters

    In his 1985 book The Idea of Music: Schoenberg and Others, Peter Franklin set out a challenge for musicology: namely, how best to talk and write about the music of modern European culture that fell outside of the modernist mainstream typified by Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern? Thirty years on, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse book cover

    Music-Dance

    Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of choreomusical work, its complex authorship and its modes of reception as well as the cognitive processes involved in the reception of dance performance. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which a musical score changes its prescriptive status when it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • The Hymnographic Book of Tropologion: Sources, Liturgy and Chant Repertory book cover

    The Hymnographic Book of Tropologion

    Sources, Liturgy and Chant Repertory, 1st Edition

    By Svetlana Kujumdzieva

    The Tropologion is considered the earliest known extant chant book from the early Christian world which was in use until the twelfth century. The study of this book is still in its infancy. It has generally been believed that the book has survived in Georgian translation under the name ‘ladgari’…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge

  • Cross-Overs: Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art book cover

    Cross-Overs

    Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art, 1st Edition

    By John A. Walker

    This book, first published in 1987, was the first major survey of the links between the visual arts and pop music over the last thirty years. It brings to light the ideas, styles and people who have influenced both the look of pop and the shape of art. It examines how pop uses art movements like…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Art Into Pop book cover

    Art Into Pop

    1st Edition

    By Simon Frith, Howard Horne

    This book, first published in 1987, tells the intriguing and culturally complex story of the art school influence on postwar British popular music. Following Romantic attitudes from life class to recording studio, it focuses on two key moments – the early 1960s, when art students like John Lennon…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Lost in Music: Culture, Style and the Musical Event book cover

    Lost in Music

    Culture, Style and the Musical Event, 1st Edition

    Edited by Avron Levine White

    This collection of essays, first published in 1987, provides a sociological treatment of many musical forms – rock, jazz, classical – with special emphasis on the perspective of the practising musician. Among the topics covered are the legal structures governing musical production and the question…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Jazz & Blues book cover

    Jazz & Blues

    1st Edition

    By Graham Vulliamy

    This book, first published in 1982, shows that jazz and blues are music forms that are about individualism, experiment, expression and feeling. From their origin in the work songs and spirituals of America’s southern slaves, through to their adaptation to the urban adaptation to the urban…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

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