Music: Music & The Arts

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    Handel

    1st Edition

    By Romain Rolland

    Rolland’s biography attempts to provide an overview of Handel’s life and works from his early lessons in music to the classical context in which he is commonly placed. Originally published in English in 1916, Hull’s translation gives an insight into biographical facts and the musical pieces…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Music and Aesthetic Reality: Formalism and the Limits of Description book cover

    Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description, 1st Edition

    By Nick Zangwill

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Mera, Ronald Sadoff, Ben Winters

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story book cover

    Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Simeone

    One of the Broadway musicals that can genuinely claim to have transformed the genre, West Side Story has been featured in many books on Broadway, but it has yet to be the focus of a scholarly monograph. Nigel Simeone begins by exploring the long process of creating West Side Story, including a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain book cover

    Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain

    1st Edition

    By William Washabaugh

    Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain explores the efforts of the current government in southern Spain to establish flamenco music as a significant patrimonial symbol and marker of cultural identity. Further, it aims to demonstrate that these Andalusian efforts form part of the ambitious…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Robert Saxton: Caritas book cover

    Robert Saxton: Caritas

    1st Edition

    By Wyndham Thomas

    Caritas relates the 'true', yet largely undocumented story of Christine Carpenter, a 14th-century anchoress who moves towards insanity as her desire for a divine revelation continues to be unfulfilled after a period of three years locked in her cell. Although physically isolated, she is aware of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist book cover

    The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith

    Politics and the Ideology of the Artist, 1st Edition

    By Claire Taylor-Jay

    This is the first book-length study of the genre of 'artist-opera', in which the work's central character is an artist who is uncomfortable with his place in the world. It investigates how three such operas (Pfitzner's Palestrina (1915), Krenek's Jonny spielt auf (1926) and Hindemith's Mathis der…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice: Cinema Soundtracks in the 1980s and 1990s book cover

    Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice

    Cinema Soundtracks in the 1980s and 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Annette Davison

    Relatively little has been written about film scores and soundtracks outside of Hollywood cinema. Hollywood Theory, Non-Hollywood Practice addresses this gap by looking at the practices of film soundtrack composition for non-Hollywood films made after 1980. Annette Davison argues that since the mid…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • US Youth Films and Popular Music: Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency book cover

    US Youth Films and Popular Music

    Identity, Genre, and Musical Agency, 1st Edition

    By Tim McNelis

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Music in Comedy Television: Notes on Laughs book cover

    Music in Comedy Television

    Notes on Laughs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Liz Giuffre, Philip Hayward

    The study of television and music has expanded greatly in recent years, yet to date no book has focused on the genre of comedy television as it relates to music. Music in Comedy Television: Notes on Laughs fills that gap, breaking new critical ground. With contributions from an array of established…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • America's Songs III: Rock! book cover

    America's Songs III: Rock!

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Pollock

    America’s Songs III: Rock! picks up in 1953 where America’s Songs II left off, describing the artistic and cultural impact of the rock ’n’ roll era on America’s songs and songwriters, recording artists and bands, music publishers and record labels, and the all-important consuming audience. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Masculinity in Opera book cover

    Masculinity in Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Purvis

    This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

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