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  • Music's Immanent Future: The Deleuzian Turn in Music Studies book cover

    Music's Immanent Future

    The Deleuzian Turn in Music Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Macarthur, Judy Lochhead, Jennifer Shaw

    The conversations generated by the chapters in Music's Immanent Future grapple with some of music's paradoxes: that music of the Western art canon is viewed as timeless and universal while other kinds of music are seen as transitory and ephemeral; that in order to make sense of music we need…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Music and Irish Identity: Celtic Tiger Blues book cover

    Music and Irish Identity

    Celtic Tiger Blues, 1st Edition

    By Gerry Smyth

    Music and Irish Identity represents the latest stage in a life-long project for Gerry Smyth, focusing here on the ways in which music engages with particular aspects of Irish identity. The nature of popular music and the Irish identity it supposedly articulates have both undergone profound change…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Contemporary Music and Spirituality book cover

    Contemporary Music and Spirituality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Sholl, Sander Van Maas

    The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Figures of the Imagination: Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850 book cover

    Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850, 1st Edition

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene: Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music book cover

    Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • György Ligeti's Cultural Identities book cover

    György Ligeti's Cultural Identities

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Revival: Outspoken Essays on Music (1922) book cover

    Revival: Outspoken Essays on Music (1922)

    1st Edition

    By Camille Saint-Saens

    A series of essays on reactions and emotional responses to music.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Beethoven (1933) book cover

    Revival: Beethoven (1933)

    1st Edition

    By Harvey Grace

    The original intention was that this book should be entirely biographical. If it be true, however, that out main interest is (or ought to be) in what a composer did rather than in what he was, the truth applies especially to Beethoven, and above all at the present time. The scheme of the book has…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Life of Richard Wagner Vol. II (1902): Opera and Drama book cover

    Revival: Life of Richard Wagner Vol. II (1902)

    Opera and Drama, 1st Edition

    By Carl Friedrich Glasenapp

    The second volume of Carl Friedrich Glasenapp's Life of Richard Wagner.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Life of Richard Wagner Vol. IV (1904): Art and Politics book cover

    Revival: Life of Richard Wagner Vol. IV (1904)

    Art and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Carl Francis Glasenapp

    Fourth volume of Carl Francis Glasenapp's Life of Richard Wagner.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Handel (1906) book cover

    Revival: Handel (1906)

    1st Edition

    By Richard Alexander Streatfield

    It is the inner meaning of Handel’s music, and its power of searching the profoundest recesses of the soul, that in the following pages the author has endeavoured, so far as the author was able, to elucidate. Its merely technical qualities have already been discussed enough…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Life of Richard Wagner, Vol. I (1900): The Art Work of the Future book cover

    Revival: Life of Richard Wagner, Vol. I (1900)

    The Art Work of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Carl Friedrich Glasenapp

    This volume brings our story down to 1843, an important era in Richard Wagner’s Life, with his entry, as composer, of two successful operas, upon a so-called "practical" career at one of the principal German theatres.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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