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  • John Williams: Changing the Culture of the Classical Guitar: Performance, perception, education and construction book cover

    John Williams: Changing the Culture of the Classical Guitar

    Performance, perception, education and construction, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Toole

    This book assesses the influence and reception of many different forms of guitar playing upon the classical guitar and more specifically through the prism of John Williams. Beginning with an examination of Andrés Segovia and his influence upon Williams’ life’s work, a further three incisive…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Mood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories book cover


    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Paul Dukas: Legacies of a French Musician book cover

    Paul Dukas: Legacies of a French Musician

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Julia Minors, Laura Watson

    This book appraises the contribution of Paul Dukas (1865–1935) to a wide variety of French musical practices. As a composer, critic, artistic collaborator and teacher, Dukas was central to the fin de siècle and early twentieth-century Paris musical scene (and more broadly to the French scene).…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • New Music Theatre in Europe: Transformations between 1955-1975 book cover

    New Music Theatre in Europe

    Transformations between 1955-1975, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Adlington

    Between 1955 and 1975 music theatre became a central preoccupation for European composers digesting the consequences of the revolutionary experiments in musical language that followed the end of the Second World War. The ‘new music theatre’ wrought multiple, significant transformations, serving as…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • The Digital Score: Musicianship, Creativity and Innovation book cover

    The Digital Score

    Musicianship, Creativity and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Craig Vear

    Digital technology is transforming the musical score as a broad array of innovative score systems have become available to musicians. From attempts to mimic the print score, to animated and graphical scores, to artificial intelligence-based options, digital scoring affects the musical process by…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 

  • Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions book cover

    Popular Music and the Politics of Hope

    Queer and Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Fast, Craig Jennex

    In today’s culture, popular music is a vital site where ideas about gender and sexuality are imagined and disseminated. Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions explores what that means with a wide-ranging collection of chapters that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 

  • Terrence Malick: Sonic Style book cover

    Terrence Malick: Sonic Style

    1st Edition

    By James Wierzbicki

    In the course of a decades-spanning career as a filmmaker, Terrence Malick has carved out a distinctive cinematic aesthetic. Central to this style is the use of sound. James Wierzbicki offers the first comprehensive study of Malick's soundtracks, arguing that they create a distinctive sonic style…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Filmmakers and Their Soundtracks

  • English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706 book cover

    English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Walkling

    English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706 is the first comprehensive examination of the distinctively English form known as "dramatick opera", which appeared on the London stage in the mid-1670s and lasted until its displacement by Italian through-composed opera in the first decade of the eighteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Music Education in Africa: Concept, Process, and Practice book cover

    Music Education in Africa

    Concept, Process, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Emily Achieng’ Akuno

    This book explores the music of Africa and its experience in modern education, offering music education analyses from African perspectives. The collection assembles insights from around Africa to bring African and non-African scholars into the world of music, education, policy, and assessment as…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming: How Art Forms Empower book cover

    The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • The Music of Juan de Anchieta book cover

    The Music of Juan de Anchieta

    1st Edition

    By Tess Knighton, Kenneth Kreitner

    This book explores Juan de Anchieta’s life and his music and, for the first time, presents a critical study of the life and works of a major Spanish composer from the time of Ferdinand and Isabel. A key figure in musical developments in Spain in the decades around 1500, Anchieta served in the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04 

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America book cover

    Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Johnson

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America questions the ban that was placed on the African drum in early America. It shows the functional use of the drum for celebrations, weddings, funerals, religious ceremonies, and nonviolent communication. The assumption that "…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

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