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  • Music Education for Social Change: Constructing an Activist Music Education book cover

    Music Education for Social Change

    Constructing an Activist Music Education, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Hess

    Music Education for Social Change: Constructing an Activist Music Education develops an activist music education rooted in principles of social justice and anti-oppression. Based on the interviews of 20 activist-musicians across the United States and Canada, the book explores the common themes…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Theory for Ethnomusicology: Histories, Conversations, Insights book cover

    Theory for Ethnomusicology

    Histories, Conversations, Insights, 2nd Edition

    By Harris M. Berger, Ruth M. Stone

    Theory for Ethnomusicology: Histories, Conversations, Insights, Second Edition, is a foundational work for courses in ethnomusicological theory. The book examines key intellectual movements and topic areas in social and cultural theory, and explores the way they have been taken up in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Sound Design Theory and Practice: Working with Sound book cover

    Sound Design Theory and Practice

    Working with Sound, 1st Edition

    By Leo Murray

    Sound Design Theory and Practice is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the concepts which underpin the creative decisions that inform the creation of sound design. A fundamental problem facing anyone wishing to practice, study, teach or research about sound is the lack of a theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying: From the Legacy of Moog to Software Synthesis book cover

    Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying

    From the Legacy of Moog to Software Synthesis, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Jenkins

    Making its first huge impact in the 1960’s through the inventions of Bob Moog, the analog synthesizer sound, riding a wave of later developments in digital and software synthesis, has now become more popular than ever. Analog Synthesizers charts the technology, instruments, designers, and musicians…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Music Learning as Youth Development book cover

    Music Learning as Youth Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Kaufman, Lawrence Scripp

    Music Learning as Youth Development explores how music education programs can contribute to young people’s social, emotional, cognitive, and artistic capacities in the context of life-long musical development. International scholars argue that MLYD programs should focus in particular on the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century: Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation book cover

    Pioneer Female Violin Virtuosi in the Early Twentieth Century

    Maud Powell, Marie Hall, and Alma Moodie: A Gendered Re-Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Tatjana Goldberg

    Tatjana Goldberg reveals the extent to which gender and socially constructed identity influenced female violinists’ ‘separate but unequal’ status in a great male-dominated virtuoso lineage, by focussing on the few that stood out: the American Maud Powell (1867–1920), Australian-born Alma Moodie (…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Practicing Music by Design: Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance book cover

    Practicing Music by Design

    Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Berg

    Practicing Music by Design: Historic Virtuosi on Peak Performance explores pedagogical practices for achieving expert skill in performance. It is an account of the relationship between historic practices and modern research, examining the defining characteristics and applications of eight common…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

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