Music: Western Music Styles (Early & Classical)

  • 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 – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Magic Realism in Music and Literature: The French-Latin American Axis since 1920 book cover

    Magic Realism in Music and Literature

    The French-Latin American Axis since 1920

    By Caroline Rae

    This is the first book to explore the manifestation of myth, magic and mysticism in music since 1920 against a background of the emergent literary movement that has become known as magic realism. The problematic and much debated term, magic realism, has been used in the context of literary and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Schumann book cover

    Schumann

    Edited by Roe-Min Kok

    This collection is a compilation of many of the paths taken by scholars in their pursuit of knowledge about Schumann over the last half-century. Selected for their topical breadth and quality, the writings showcase different points of departure as well as their authors’ allegiance to diverse…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Early Romantic Composers

  • Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought book cover

    Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought

    By Jonathan Impett

    Of the post-war, post-serialist generation of European composers, it was Luigi Nono who succeeded not only in identifying and addressing aesthetic and technical questions of his time but in showing a way ahead to a new condition of music in the twenty-first century. His music has found a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996: Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996 book cover

    A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    By Alastair Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. This work provides detailed information taken from the ’Programmes-as-Broadcast’ daily log of output held at the BBC Written Archives Centre in Caversham. Arranged in chronological order, entries are given for broadcasts of first performances of musical works…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance: An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900 book cover

    Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance

    An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900

    By David Milsom

    This title was first published in 2003. With most of western art music, it can be argued that music-making requires performers to interpret a composer's original, notated ideas. Often, an informed and perceptive reading of the score needs to be combined with the inspiration to convey the feelings…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Music Theory in the Safavid Era: The taqsīm al-naġamāt book cover

    Music Theory in the Safavid Era

    The taqsīm al-naġamāt

    By Owen Wright

    The Safavid era (1501-1722) is one of the most important in the history of Persian culture, celebrated especially for its architecture and art, including miniature paintings that frequently represent singers and instrumentalists. Their presence reflects a sophisticated tradition of music making…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • On the Origin and Progress of the Art of Music by John Taverner book cover

    On the Origin and Progress of the Art of Music by John Taverner

    By Joseph M Ortiz

    John Taverner’s lectures on music constitute the only extant version of a complete university course in music in early modern England. Originally composed in 1610 in both English and Latin, they were delivered at Gresham College in London between1610 and 1638, and it is likely that Taverner…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge
    Music Theory in Britain, 1500–1700: Critical Editions

  • Reeled In: Pre-existing Music in Narrative Film book cover

    Reeled In: Pre-existing Music in Narrative Film

    By Jonathan Godsall

    How and why is pre-existing music used in films? What effects can its use have on films and their audiences? And what lasting impact can appropriation have on the music? Reeled In is a comprehensive exploration of these questions, considering the cinematic quotation of Beethoven symphonies, Beatles…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Global Percussion Innovations: The Australian Perspective book cover

    Global Percussion Innovations

    The Australian Perspective

    By Louise Devenish

    First emerging in North America and Europe in the late 1920s, contemporary percussion practices have transitioned from the fringes of contemporary music to the forefront over the past ninety years. In the 1960s contemporary percussion practices reached Australian shores and a new generation of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western book cover

    Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western

    Edited by Kendra Preston Leonard, Mariana Whitmer

    Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western examines the use and function of musical tropes and gestures traditionally associated with the American Western in new and different contexts ranging from Elizabethan theater, contemporary drama, space opera and science fiction, Cold War-era European filmmaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum: A Musical and Metaphysical Analysis book cover

    Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

    A Musical and Metaphysical Analysis

    By Michael Gardiner

    The Ordo Virtutum, Hildegard von Bingen’s twelfth-century music-drama, is one of the first known examples of a large-scale composition by a named composer in the Western canon. Not only does the Ordo’s expansive duration set it apart from its precursors, but also its complex imagery and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

21Series in Western Music Styles (Early & Classical)

Product Search