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  • Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality: Interdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Florian Heesch, Niall Scott

    Heavy Metal, Gender and Sexuality brings together a collection of original, interdisciplinary, critical essays exploring the negotiated place of gender and sexuality in heavy metal music and its culture. Scholars debate the current state of play concerning masculinities, femininities, queerness,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • György Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre: Postmodernism, Musico-Dramatic Form and the Grotesque book cover

    György Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre: Postmodernism, Musico-Dramatic Form and the Grotesque

    1st Edition

    By Peter Edwards

    György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre (1974–77, revised 1996) has consolidated its position as one of the major operatic works of the twentieth century. Few operas composed since the 1970s have received such numerous productions, bringing the eclectic score to a global audience. Famously dubbed by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Research-Creation in Music and the Arts: Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline book cover

    Research-Creation in Music and the Arts

    Towards a Collaborative Interdiscipline, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Stévance, Serge Lacasse

    Since the 1970s, the landscape of higher education and research has been considerably altered by the integration of the arts within the university environment. Even though a form of research is inherent to artistic creation, the creative process is not comparable to the established procedures…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • French Baroque Opera: A Reader: Revised Edition book cover

    French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Caroline Wood, Graham Sadler

    From the outset, French opera generated an enormous diversity of literature, familiarity with which greatly enhances our understanding of this unique art form. Yet relatively little of that literature is available in English, despite an upsurge of interest in the Lully-Rameau period during the past…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Music Video After MTV: Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music book cover

    Music Video After MTV

    Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music, 1st Edition

    By Mathias Bonde Korsgaard

    Since the 1980s, music videos have been everywhere, and today almost all of the most-viewed clips on YouTube are music videos. However, in academia, music videos do not currently share this popularity. Music Video After MTV gives music video its due academic credit by exploring the changing…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Independent Music and Digital Technology in the Philippines book cover

    Independent Music and Digital Technology in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Monika E. Schoop

    Since the turn of the century, the impact of digital technologies on the promotion, production and distribution of music in the Philippines has both enabled and necessitated an increase in independent musical practices. In the first in-depth investigation into the independent music scene in the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Singing Death: Reflections on Music and Mortality book cover

    Singing Death

    Reflections on Music and Mortality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Dell, Helen M. Hickey

    Death is an unanswerable question for humanity, the question that always remains unanswered because it lies beyond human experience. Music represents one of the most profound ways in which humanity struggles, nevertheless, to accommodate death within the scope of the living by giving a voice to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Studies in Historical Improvisation: From Cantare super Librum to Partimenti book cover

    Studies in Historical Improvisation

    From Cantare super Librum to Partimenti, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimiliano Guido

    In recent years, scholars and musicians have become increasingly interested in the revival of musical improvisation as it was known in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This historically informed practice is now supplanting the late Romantic view of improvised music as a rhapsodic endeavour—a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China book cover

    Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China

    1st Edition

    By Wai-Chung Ho

    While attention has been paid to various aspects of music education in China, to date no single publication has systematically addressed the complex interplay of sociopolitical transformations underlying the development of popular music and music education in the multilevel culture of China. Before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 book cover

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Gibson, ian Biddle

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 presents a range of historical case studies on the sounding worlds of the European past. The chapters in this volume explore ways of thinking about sound historically, and seek to understand how people have understood and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethoven book cover

    Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethoven

    1st Edition

    By Martin Nedbal

    This book explores how the Enlightenment aesthetics of theater as a moral institution influenced cultural politics and operatic developments in Vienna between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Moralistic viewpoints were particularly important in eighteenth-century debates about…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Musicians and their Audiences: Performance, Speech and Mediation book cover

    Musicians and their Audiences

    Performance, Speech and Mediation, 1st Edition

    By Ioannis Tsioulakis, Elina Hytönen-Ng

    How do musicians play and talk to audiences? Why do audiences listen and what happens when they talk back? How do new (and old) technologies affect this interplay? This book presents a long overdue examination of the turbulent relationship between musicians and audiences. Focusing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

50Series in Music

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