Music: Music & The Arts

  • Rocking Around the Clock: Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture book cover

    Rocking Around the Clock

    Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture, 1st Edition

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    The first non-stop rock video channel was launched in the US in 1981. As a unique popular culture form, MTV warrants attention, and in this, the first study of the medium, originally published in 1987, Ann Kaplan examines the cultural context of MTV and its relationship to the history of rock music…

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

  • Tin Pan Alley book cover

    Tin Pan Alley

    1st Edition

    By John Shepherd

    In Tin Pan Alley we see the beginnings of the pop world as we now know it: commercial, constantly capturing, exploiting or even occasionally creating a public mood. The Alleymen were workers as much as artists. This book, first published in 1982, explores how the change occurred, the ways in…

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

  • Adolescents and their Music: If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old book cover

    Adolescents and their Music

    If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathon S. Epstein

    In this lively examination of youth and their relationship to music, first published in 1994, contributors cover issues ranging from the place of music in urban subculture and what music tells us about adolescent views on love and sex, to the political status of youth and youth culture.…

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

  • Popular Music: A Reference Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

    By Roman Iwaschkin

    This is a comprehensive guide to popular music literature, first published in 1986. Its main focus is on American and British works, but it includes significant works from other countries, making it truly international in scope.…

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

  • Popular Music: A Teacher's Guide book cover

    Popular Music

    A Teacher's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Graham Vulliamy

    The approach of this book, first published in 1982, is multi-disciplinary. Popular music, it is argued, is not only a musical but also a social phenomenon; the criteria needed to assess it are different from those used in the appreciation of ‘classical’ music. The first section of this guide is…

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

  • Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850: Exchanges and Tensions book cover

    Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850

    Exchanges and Tensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Hibberd, Richard Wrigley

    Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850: Exchanges and Tensions maps some of the many complex and vivid connections between art, theatre, and opera in a period of dramatic and challenging historical change, thereby deepening an understanding of familiar (and less familiar) artworks, practices,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Victorian Vocalists book cover

    Victorian Vocalists

    1st Edition

    By Kurt Ganzl

    Victorian Vocalists is a masterful and entertaining collection of 100 biographies of mid- to late-19th-century singers and stars. Kurt Gänzl paints a vivid picture of the Victorian operatic and concert world, revealing the backgrounds, journeys, successes, failures and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Changing Tunes: The Use of Pre-existing Music in Film book cover

    Changing Tunes: The Use of Pre-existing Music in Film

    1st Edition

    By Robynn Stilwell

    Edited by Phil Powrie

    The study of pre-existing film music is now a well-established part of Film Studies, covering 'classical' music and popular music. Generally, these broad musical types are studied in isolation. This anthology brings them together in twelve focused case studies by a range of scholars, including…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg book cover

    The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Arndt

    This book examines the origin, content, and development of the musical thought of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg. One of the premises is that Schenker’s and Schoenberg’s inner musical lives are inseparable from their inner spiritual lives. Curiously, Schenker and Schoenberg start out in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Musical Theater: An Appreciation book cover

    Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • Twenty-First Century Musicals: From Stage to Screen book cover

    Twenty-First Century Musicals

    From Stage to Screen, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Rodosthenous

    Twenty-First Century Musicals stakes a place for the musical in today’s cinematic landscape, taking a look at leading contemporary shows from their stage origins to their big-screen adaptations. Each chapter offers a new perspective on a single musical, challenging populist narratives and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Postopera: Reinventing the Voice-Body book cover

    Postopera: Reinventing the Voice-Body

    1st Edition

    By Jelena Novak

    Both in opera studies and in most operatic works, the singing body is often taken for granted. In Postopera: Reinventing the Voice-Body, Jelena Novak reintroduces an awareness of the physicality of the singing body to opera studies. Arguing that the voice-body relationship itself is a producer of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

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