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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 – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Metal, Rap, and Electro in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia: A Fragile Underground book cover

    Metal, Rap, and Electro in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia

    A Fragile Underground, 1st Edition

    By Stefano Barone

    Metal, Rap, and Electro in Tunisia is a trip into the music scenes of Tunisia after the Arab Springs. Based on extensive field research, the book explores the social life of heavy metal, rap, and electronic music in a North African country whose mass revolution of 2010/2011 led the way to a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Aspects of Early English Keyboard Music before c.1630 book cover

    Aspects of Early English Keyboard Music before c.1630

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Smith

    English keyboard music reached an unsurpassed level of sophistication in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as organists such as William Byrd and his students took a genre associated with domestic, amateur performance and treated it as seriously as vocal music. This book draws…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Historical Keyboard Series

  • Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes: Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption book cover

    Citizenship in the Latin American Upper and Middle Classes

    Ethnographic Perspectives on Culture, Politics, and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiorella Montero-Diaz, Franka Winter

    The problem of citizenship has long affected Latin America, simultaneously producing inclusion and exclusion; division and unity. Its narrative and practice both reflect and contribute to the region’s profound inequalities. However, citizenship is usually studied on the margins of society. Despite…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Critical Perspectives on Michael Finnissy: Bright Futures, Dark Pasts book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Michael Finnissy

    Bright Futures, Dark Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Pace, Nigel McBride

    The composer and pianist Michael Finnissy (b. 1946) is an unmistakeable presence in the British and international new music scene, both for his immeasurable generosity as prolific composer for many different types of musicians, major advocate for the works of others, and performer and conductor who…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Moved by Machines: Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology book cover

    Moved by Machines

    Performance Metaphors and Philosophy of Technology, 1st Edition

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Given the rapid development of new technologies such as smart devices, robots, and artificial intelligence and their impact on the lives of people and on society, it is important and urgent to construct conceptual frameworks that help us to understand and evaluate them. Benefiting from tendencies…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Choral Music: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Choral Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By James Michael Floyd, Avery T Sharp

    Choral Music: A Research and Information Guide, Third Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to the literature on choral music in the Western tradition. Clearly annotated bibliographic entries guide readers to resources on key topics within choral music, individual choral composers, regional and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956 book cover

    The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    1st Edition

    By Beata Boleslawska

    1956 was a year of transition in Poland, and an important year for Polish music. This year saw the beginning of a political thaw – sometimes called the Polish October – in communist Poland. It was also the year of the establishment of the 'Warsaw Autumn' International Festival of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-06-20 
    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

  • Women in the Studio: Creativity, Control and Gender in Popular Music Sound Production book cover

    Women in the Studio

    Creativity, Control and Gender in Popular Music Sound Production, 1st Edition

    By Paula Wolfe

    The field of popular music production is overwhelmingly male dominated. Here, Paula Wolfe discusses gendered notions of creativity and examines the significant under-representation of women in studio production. Wolfe brings an invaluable perspective as both a working artist-producer and as a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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