Music: Non-western Music Styles (Traditional & Classical)

  • Indian Music: A Vast Ocean of Promise book cover

    Indian Music

    A Vast Ocean of Promise, 1st Edition

    By Peggy Holroyde

    In this book, first published in 1972, Indian music is given the comprehensive treatment it so richly deserves. The author brings a wealth of association with the country and its music into focus with a general introduction to the cultural and spiritual environment, and to the techniques,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Making of the Indian Princes book cover

    The Making of the Indian Princes

    1st Edition

    By Edward Thompson

    This book, first published in 1943, sets forth the history of the rise and development of the states of princely India from the end of the eighteenth century until the beginning of nineteenth. This was also the formative period for the East India Company and thus for India itself. It describes the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Palaces of the Raj: Magnificence and Misery of the Lord Sahibs book cover

    Palaces of the Raj

    Magnificence and Misery of the Lord Sahibs, 1st Edition

    By Mark Bence-Jones

    This book, first published in 1973, gives a vivid picture of British-Indian social life from the eighteenth century to Independence, as well as of the houses themselves. The Government Houses were not only buildings on a palatial scale, but were also a background to a way of life that was as full…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Prophet of a New Hindu Age: The Life and Times of Acharya Pranavananda book cover

    Prophet of a New Hindu Age

    The Life and Times of Acharya Pranavananda, 1st Edition

    By Ninian Smart, Swami Purnananda

    This is the fascinating biography, first published in 1985, of the remarkable Bengali religious leader Swami Pranavananda who lived in the turbulent years of the early twentieth century. The story of his life has to some extent been eclipsed by the struggle for Indian independence, but his…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Vocal Music and Contemporary Identities: Unlimited Voices in East Asia and the West book cover

    Vocal Music and Contemporary Identities

    Unlimited Voices in East Asia and the West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Utz, Frederick Lau

    Looking at musical globalization and vocal music, this collection of essays studies the complex relationship between the human voice and cultural identity in 20th- and 21st-century music in both East Asian and Western music. The authors approach musical meaning in specific case studies against the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Musical Performance in the Diaspora book cover

    Musical Performance in the Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina K Ramnarine

    This book illustrates how ethnographic investigation of musical performances might contribute to the analysis of diaspora. It embraces diverse examples such as 'mourning and cultures of survival' amongst Aboriginal and Jewish communities in Australia, remembering a Kazakh 'homeland' in Western…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge

  • Qupai in Chinese Music: Melodic Models in Form and Practice book cover

    Qupai in Chinese Music

    Melodic Models in Form and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan R Thrasher

    Presenting the latest research in the area, this volume explores the fundamental concept of qupai 曲牌, melodic models upon which most traditional Chinese instrumental music (and some vocal music) is based. The greater part of the traditional instrumental repertoire has emerged from qupai models by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • What in the World is Music? - Enhanced E-Book & Print Book Pack book cover

    What in the World is Music? - Enhanced E-Book & Print Book Pack

    1st Edition

    By Alison E. Arnold, Jonathan C. Kramer

    What in the World is Music? is an undergraduate, interactive e-textbook that incorporates more than 300 video and audio links to music from around the world. The text investigates the nature and meaning of music as a universal human practice, while providing students with strong points of…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-08-18
    Routledge

  • The Horse-head Fiddle and the Cosmopolitan Reimagination of Tradition in Mongolia book cover

    The Horse-head Fiddle and the Cosmopolitan Reimagination of Tradition in Mongolia

    1st Edition

    By Peter K. Marsh

    Few other nations have undergone as profound a change in their social, political, and cultural life as Mongolia did in the twentieth century. Beginning the century as a largely rural, nomadic, and tradition-oriented society, the nation was transformed by the end of this century into a largely…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

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