Music: Western Music Styles (Early & Classical)

  • Nietzsche and the Fate of Art book cover

    Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

    By Philip Pothen

    This title was first published in 2002. Challenging the accepted orthodoxy on Nietzsche's views on art, this book seeks both to challenge and to establish a new set of concerns as far as discourses on Nietzsche's thoughts on aesthetics are concerned, whilst at the same time using such insights to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • The Music of Gabriel Fauré: Style, Structure, and the Art of Allusion book cover

    The Music of Gabriel Fauré

    Style, Structure, and the Art of Allusion

    By James W. Sobaskie

    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) was a master of widely acknowledged influence on the subsequent generation of composers that included Maurice Ravel and Les six. He studied under Louis Niedermeyer and Camille Saint-Saëns, and sought a distinctive style in his piano pieces and numerous songs. The…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Bending the Rules of Music Theory: Lessons from Great Composers book cover

    Bending the Rules of Music Theory

    Lessons from Great Composers

    By Timothy Cutler

    For students learning the principles of music theory, it can often seem as though the tradition of tonal harmony is governed by immutable rules that define which chords, tones, and intervals can be used where. Yet even within the classical canon, there are innumerable examples of composers…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Fanny Hensel: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Fanny Hensel

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Laura K.T. Stokes

    Fanny Hensel: A Research and Information Guide provides scholars in Hensel studies a resource for navigating the research surrounding the composer’s over 450 musical works. New research in the 1980s and '90s was part of the larger blossoming of women’s music history and promoted an awareness of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Music and War in the United States book cover

    Music and War in the United States

    Edited by Sarah Kraaz

    Music and War in the United States introduces students to the long and varied history of music's role in war. Spanning the history of wars involving the United States from the American Revolution to the Iraq war, with contributions from both senior and emerging scholars, this edited volume brings…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956 book cover

    The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    By Beata Boleslawska

    1956 was a year of transition in Poland, and an important year for Polish music. This year saw the beginning of a political thaw - sometimes called the Polish October - in communist Poland. It was also the year of the establishment of the ’Warsaw Autumn’ International Festival of Contemporary Music…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician Textbook, Third Edition book cover

    Theory for Today's Musician Textbook, Third Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Today's Musician Workbook, Third Edition book cover

    Theory for Today's Musician Workbook, Third Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Status Quo: Mighty Innovators of 70s Rock book cover

    Status Quo: Mighty Innovators of 70s Rock

    By Andrew L. Cope

    Status Quo were one of the most successful, influential and innovative bands of the 1970s. During the first half of the decade they wrote, recorded and performed a stream of inventive and highly complex rock compositions, developed 12 bar forms and techniques in new and fascinating ways, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Music, Mind, and Wellbeing book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Music, Mind, and Wellbeing

    Edited by Penelope Gouk, James Kennaway, Jacomien Prins, Wiebke Thormahlen

    In recent decades, the relationship between music, emotions and health and wellbeing has become a hot topic. Scientific research and new neuro-imaging technologies have provided extraordinary new insights into how music affects our brains and bodies, and researchers in fields ranging from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Richard D’Oyly Carte book cover

    Richard D’Oyly Carte

    By Paul Seeley

    The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan. Errors and misconceptions in current literature are challenged and corrected to give a truer portrayal of one of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

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