Music: Music Theory

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician book cover

    Theory Essentials for Today's Musician

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Theory Essentials for Today's Musician book cover

    Theory Essentials for Today's Musician

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory Essentials for Today’s Musician offers a review of music theory that speaks directly and engagingly to modern students. Rooted in the tested pedagogy of Theory for Today’s Musician, the authors have distilled and reorganized the concepts from the thirty-three chapters of their original…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • György Ligeti's Cultural Identities book cover

    György Ligeti's Cultural Identities

    Edited by Amy Bauer, Márton Kerékfy

    Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape. This collection is the first book devoted to exploring the composer’s life and music within the context of his East European roots, revealing his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors book cover

    Expressive Conducting

    Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors

    By Jerald Schwiebert, Dustin Barr

    Expressive Conducting: Movement and Performance Theory for Conductors applies the insight of movement and performance theory to the practice of conducting, offering a ground-breaking new way of learning to conduct. Where traditional conducting pedagogies often place emphasis on training parts of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Music of John Ireland book cover

    The Music of John Ireland

    By Fiona Richards

    This title was first published in 2000. John Ireland (1879-1962) was as elusive as the music that he composed. His music resists easy categorization, in part because it is linked so closely to specific events, places and people in Ireland's personal life. The Music of John Ireland explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

    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 – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Music, Time, and Its Other: Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity book cover

    Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach book cover

    Music Fundamentals

    A Balanced Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Sumy Takesue

    Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Third Edition combines a textbook and workbook with an interactive website for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach to understanding and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World: Essays in Honour of Owen Wright book cover

    Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World

    Essays in Honour of Owen Wright

    Edited by Rachel Harris, Martin Stokes

    This volume of original essays is dedicated to Owen Wright in recognition of his formative contribution to the study of music in the Islamic Middle East. Wright’s work, which comprises, at the time of writing, six field-defining volumes and countless articles, has reconfigured the relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Chopin book cover

    Chopin

    By John Rink

    This anthology brings together representative examples of the most significant and engaging scholarly writing on Chopin by a wide range of authors. The essays selected for the volume portray a rounded picture of Chopin as composer, pianist and teacher of his music, and of his overall achievement…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Composing Processes and Artistic Agency: Tacit Knowledge in Composing book cover

    Composing Processes and Artistic Agency

    Tacit Knowledge in Composing

    By Tasos Zembylas, Martin Niederauer

    This monograph carries out an in-depth investigation into compositional processes, shedding new light on the components and conditions that constitute artistic agency. Artistic agency relies on the interlocking of such activities that emerge from various propositional and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music book cover

    The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music

    By Greg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

    In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

3Series in Music Theory

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