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  • Musical Creativity Revisited: Educational Foundations, Practices and Research book cover

    Musical Creativity Revisited

    Educational Foundations, Practices and Research, 1st Edition

    By Oscar Odena

    How is creativity understood and facilitated across music education settings? What is the power of creativity in enhancing individual and group learning? How is musical creativity used as a tool for cross-community integration? How can we research the interactions of those engaged in musical…

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

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music: Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture book cover

    Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters primarily consider work Springsteen has released…

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

  • Arthur Sullivan: A Musical Reappraisal book cover

    Arthur Sullivan

    A Musical Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Taylor

    Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) was Victorian Britain’s most celebrated and popular composer, whose music to this day reaches a wider audience than that of any of his contemporaries. Yet the comic operas on which Sullivan’s reputation is chiefly based have been consistently belittled or ignored by the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera: Myths Reconsidered book cover

    National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera

    Myths Reconsidered, 1st Edition

    By Michael Halliwell

    Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire. It is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera.…

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

  • Preserving Popular Music Heritage: Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together book cover

    Preserving Popular Music Heritage

    Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Baker

    There is a growing awareness around the world of the pressing need to archive the material remnants of popular music so as to safeguard the national and local histories of this cultural form. Current research suggests that in the past 20 or so years there has been an expansion of DIY heritage…

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

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture book cover

    Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, William G. Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Insights in Sound: Visually Impaired Musicians' Lives and Learning book cover

    Insights in Sound

    Visually Impaired Musicians' Lives and Learning, 1st Edition

    By David Baker, Lucy Green

    Music has long been a way in which visually impaired people could gain financial independence, excel at a highly-valued skill, or simply enjoy musical participation. Existing literature on visual impairment and music includes perspectives from the social history of music, ethnomusicology, child…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives

  • Music, Time, and Its Other: Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity book cover

    Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity, 1st Edition

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

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

  • Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass book cover

    Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass

    1st Edition

    By Peter Dowdall

    Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass traces the stylistic evolution of jazz from the bass player’s perspective. Historical works to date have tended to pursue a ‘top down’ reading, one that emphasizes the influence of the treble instruments on the melodic and harmonic trajectory…

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

  • Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies book cover

    Sources and Style in Moore’s Irish Melodies

    1st Edition

    By Una Hunt

    Once regarded as Ireland’s national bard, Thomas Moore's lasting reputation rests on the ten immensely popular collections of drawing-room songs known as the Irish Melodies, published between 1808 and 1834. Moore drew on anthologies of ancient music, breathing new life into the airs and bringing…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Women of Quyi: Liminal Voices and Androgynous Bodies book cover

    The Women of Quyi

    Liminal Voices and Androgynous Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson

    Why has the female voice—as the resonant incarnation of the female body—inspired both fascination and ambivalence? Why were women restricted from performing on the Chinese public stage? How have female roles and voices been appropriated by men throughout much of the history of Chinese theatre? Why…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Time and Performer Training book cover

    Time and Performer Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Evans, Konstantinos Thomaidis, Libby Worth

    Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and conceptual thinking of performer training. Notions of time are embedded in almost every aspect of performer training, and so contributors to this book look at: age/aging…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

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