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  • The Art of Record Production: Creative Practice in the Studio book cover

    The Art of Record Production

    Creative Practice in the Studio, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Katia Isakoff, Serge Lacasse, Sophie Stévance

    The playback of recordings is the primary means of experiencing music in contemporary society, and in recent years 'classical' musicologists and popular music theorists have begun to examine the ways in which the production of recordings affects not just the sound of the final product but also…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Persistence of Melancholia in Arts and Culture book cover

    The Persistence of Melancholia in Arts and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Bubenik

    This book explores the history and continuing relevance of melancholia as an amorphous but richly suggestive theme in literature, music, and visual culture, as well as philosophy and the history of ideas. Inspired by Albrecht Dürer’s engraving Melencolia I (1514) — the first visual representation…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Cultural Resistance and Security from Below: Power and Escape through Capoeira book cover

    Cultural Resistance and Security from Below

    Power and Escape through Capoeira, 1st Edition

    By Zoë Marriage

    This book uses the Afro-Brazilian art of capoeira to examine how security has been pursued from below and what significance this has for security analysis and policy. Illegal at the beginning of the 20th century, capoeira is now a cultural institution and export that is protected by the Brazilian…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Notes Become Music: A Guidebook from the Viennese Piano Tradition book cover

    Notes Become Music

    A Guidebook from the Viennese Piano Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Walter Fleischmann

    Notes Become Music: A Guidebook from the Viennese Piano Tradition addresses the many unwritten nuances of dynamics, articulation, and agogics that form the fundamental principles of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European music. It treats the score as an incomplete musical shorthand that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians book cover

    Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner

        Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians focuses on ageing within contemporary popular music. It argues that context, genres, memoirs, racial politics and place all contribute to how women are 'aged'  in popular music.   Framing contemporary female musicians as canonical grandmothers, Rude…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Kaikhosru Sorabji's Letters to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock) book cover

    Kaikhosru Sorabji's Letters to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Inglis, Barry Smith

    I encourage him to write more and more, since I find his letters most entertaining, and sometimes really interesting —Philip Heseltine   I am very lonely… In a former incarnation… you must have been closely related to me and the Law of Karma has ordained us to meet in this life…. laugh, if…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe book cover

    Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century: Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation book cover

    Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century

    Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Tatjana Goldberg

    Tatjana Goldberg reveals the extent to which gender and socially constructed identity influenced female violinists’ ‘separate but unequal’ status in a great male-dominated virtuoso lineage, by focussing on the few that stood out: the American Maud Powell (1867–1920), Australian-born Alma Moodie (…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Practicing Music by Design: Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance book cover

    Practicing Music by Design

    Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Berg

    Practicing Music by Design: Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance explores pedagogical practices for achieving expert skill in performance. It is an account of the relationship between historic practices and modern research, examining the defining characteristics and applications of eight common…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • The Grand Theater of the World: Music, Space, and the Performance of Identity in Early Modern Rome book cover

    The Grand Theater of the World

    Music, Space, and the Performance of Identity in Early Modern Rome, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valeria De Lucca, Christine Jeanneret

    Music and space in the early modern world shaped each other in profound ways, and this is particularly apparent when considering Rome, a city that defined itself as the "grande teatro del mondo". The aim of this book is to consider music and space as fundamental elements in the performance of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Gerald R. Seaman

    Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography of substantial, relevant published resources relating to the Russian composer. Generally regarded as one of the most remarkable composers of the second half of the nineteenth century, Tchaikovsky is unique in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity book cover

    Puccini’s La fanciulla del West and American Musical Identity

    1st Edition

    By Kathryn M. Fenton

    On 10 December 1910, Giacomo Puccini’s seventh opera, La fanciulla del West, had its premiere before a sold-out audience at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera House. The performance was the Metropolitan Opera Company’s first world premiere by any composer. By all accounts, the premiere was an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

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