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  • Schnittke Studies book cover

    Schnittke Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Dixon

    Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) was arguably the most important Russian composer since Shostakovich, and his music has generated a great deal of academic interest in the years since his death. Schnittke Studies provides a variety of perspectives on the composer and his music. The field is currently…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History book cover

    Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Colton

    Although medieval English music has been relatively neglected in comparison with repertoire from France and Italy, there are few classical musicians today who have not listened to the thirteenth-century song ‘Sumer is icumen in’, or read of the achievements and fame of fifteenth-century composer…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War book cover

    The Arts and Culture of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by James A. Davis

    In 1864, Union soldier Charles George described a charge into battle by General Phil Sheridan: "Such a picture of earnestness and determination I never saw as he showed as he came in sight of the battle field . . . What a scene for a painter!" These words proved prophetic, as Sheridan’s desperate…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britain book cover

    Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britain

    1st Edition

    By Nathaniel G. Lew

    Long remembered chiefly for its modernist exhibitions on the South Bank in London, the 1951 Festival of Britain also showcased British artistic creativity in all its forms. In Tonic to the Nation, Nathaniel G. Lew tells the story of the English classical music and opera composed and revived for the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Singer-Songwriter in Europe: Paradigms, Politics and Place book cover

    The Singer-Songwriter in Europe

    Paradigms, Politics and Place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Marc, Stuart Green

    The Singer-Songwriter in Europe is the first book to explore and compare the multifaceted discourses and practices of this figure within and across linguistic spaces in Europe and in dialogue with spaces beyond continental borders. The concept of the singer-songwriter is significant and…

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

  • Music Teachers' Values and Beliefs book cover

    Music Teachers' Values and Beliefs

    1st Edition

    By Rachael Dwyer

    In Music Teachers' Values and Beliefs, Dwyer investigates the relationships between teachers, learners and music in music classrooms. Using Bourdieu's concepts of habitus and doxa as an interpretive lens, the book explores the values and beliefs of four music teachers, depicted in richly detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Burma, Kipling and Western Music: The Riff from Mandalay book cover

    Burma, Kipling and Western Music

    The Riff from Mandalay, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Selth

    For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how Western perceptions of Burma were influenced by the popular…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Composing for the State: Music in Twentieth-Century Dictatorships book cover

    Composing for the State

    Music in Twentieth-Century Dictatorships, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esteban Buch, Igor Contreras Zubillaga, Manuel Deniz Silva

    Under the dictatorships of the twentieth century, music never ceased to sound. Even when they did not impose aesthetic standards, these regimes tended to favour certain kinds of art music such as occasional works for commemorations or celebrations, symphonic poems, cantatas and choral settings. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • The Songs of Joni Mitchell: Gender, Performance and Agency book cover

    The Songs of Joni Mitchell

    Gender, Performance and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Anne Karppinen

    An unorthodox musician from the start, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's style of composing, performing, and of playing (and tuning) the guitar is unique. In the framework of sexual difference and the gendered discourses of rock this immediately begs the questions: are Mitchell's songs specifically…

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

  • Coherence in New Music: Experience, Aesthetics, Analysis book cover

    Coherence in New Music: Experience, Aesthetics, Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hutchinson

    What does it mean to talk about musical coherence at the end of a century characterised by fragmentation and discontinuity? How can the diverse influences which stand behind the works of many late twentieth-century composers be reconciled with the singular immediacy of the experiences that they can…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts book cover

    Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music

    Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohd Anis Md Nor, Kendra Stepputat

    Performing arts in most parts of Maritime Southeast Asia are seen as an entity, where music and dance, sound and movement, acoustic and tactile elements intermingle and complement each other. Although this fact is widely known and referenced, most scholarly works in the performing arts so far have…

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

  • 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

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