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  • 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

  • Musical Children: Engaging Children in Musical Experiences book cover

    Musical Children

    Engaging Children in Musical Experiences, 2nd Edition

    By Carolynn Lindeman

    Musical Children: Engaging Children in Musical Experiences, Second Edition, is designed for students majoring in early childhood or elementary education, or music education. It highlights the important role music plays in a child’s education and life, offering a practical resource for bringing…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • World Music CONCISE: A Global Journey book cover

    World Music CONCISE

    A Global Journey, 2nd Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    World Music CONCISE: A Global Journey, Second Edition, introduces students to the diversity of musical expression around the world, taking them across the globe to experience cultural traditions that challenge the ear, the mind, and the spirit. Based on the Fourth Edition, this Second CONCISE…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge

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

    Reeled In: Pre-existing Music in Narrative Film

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-06
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical book cover

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical

    1st Edition

    By John R. Severn

    Shakespeare as Jukebox Musical is the first book-length study of a growing performance phenomenon: musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in which characters sing existing popular songs as one of their modes of communication. John Severn shows how these highly allusive works give rise to the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991 book cover

    Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991

    2nd Edition

    By Levon Hakobian

    This volume is a comprehensive and detailed survey of music and musical life of the entire Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, which takes into account the extensive body of scholarly literature in Russian and other major European languages. In this considerably updated and revised edition of his 1998…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture

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

    Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

    A Musical and Metaphysical Analysis, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Live Music Production: Interviews with UK Pioneers book cover

    Live Music Production

    Interviews with UK Pioneers, 1st Edition

    By Richard Ames

    This book presents the days of live music production in the UK spanning the late '60s to the mid-'80s, when rock music was enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity. The author, Richard Ames, will take you on a true behind-the-scenes journey of discovery. You’ll learn who the people were, where they…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge

  • Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western book cover

    Re-Locating the Sounds of the Western

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era book cover

    Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esperanza Rodríguez-García, Daniele V. Filippi

    Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era provides new dimensions to the discussion of the immense corpus of polyphonic motets produced and performed in the decades following the end of the Council of Trent in 1563. Beyond the genre’s rich connections with contemporary spiritual life and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Global Percussion Innovations: The Australian Perspective book cover

    Global Percussion Innovations

    The Australian Perspective, 1st Edition

    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 90 years. In the 1960s contemporary percussion practices reached Australian shores and a new generation of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

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