Welcome to the Routledge CMS Membership Page!

In honor of the growing partnership between Routledge and The College Music Society, we are pleased to share this space with you to keep you up to date on all the latest news and offers exclusive to CMS members.

As a valued member of The College Music Society, we're delighted to offer you a 20% discount on all the latest CMS titles published exclusively with Routledge. Browse the series below and be sure to enter discount code CMS18 at checkout to save!*

*Please note that this discount code cannot be combined with any other discount or offer and is only applicable on hardback CMS titles purchased directly from our website.


The CMS Monographs and Sourcebooks in American Music series was conceived to underscore the remarkable diversity in our nation’s musical expression and to call attention to both landmark and representative achievements in its evolution.

The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell

By Jeremy S. Brown 

The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell studies the compositions for wind band by twentieth-century composer Henry Cowell, a significant and prolific figure in American fine art music from 1914-1965.

Hardback 2018-03-29 

The Art Songs of Louise Talma

By Kendra Preston Leonard

The Art Songs of Louise Talma presents some of Talma’s finest compositions and those most frequently performed during her life. It includes pieces appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced singers and collaborative pianists. 

Hardback 2017-05-11 


Created in 2009, Cultural Expressions in Music began as a series of monographs that sought to promote and share the diversity of perspectives, cultures, experiences, philosophies, and contributions of The College Music Society’s membership and the music community at large.

The Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coast

Edited by Franco Sciannameo

Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The Adriatic Coasts contains essays dedicated to the movement of musicians along and across the coasts of the Adriatic Sea. In the course of this book, the musicians become narrators of their own stories seen through the lenses of wanderlust, opportunity, exile, and refuge. 

Hardback – 2018-01-30 


The CMS Emerging Fields in Music series consists of concise monographs that help the profession re-imagine how we must prepare 21st Century Musician. These short-form books should prove useful for emerging musicians inventing the future they hope to inhabit, faculty rethinking the courses they teach and how they teach them, and administrators guiding curricular innovation and rebranding institutional identity.

Top Routledge Picks for CMS Members

  • Becoming a Choral Music Teacher

    A Field Experience Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman

    Becoming a Choral Music Teacher: A Field Experience Workbook, Second Edition is a choral methods textbook that prepares students in Music Education to become middle school and high school choral music teachers. It emphasizes important musical skills, vocal pedagogy and repertoire suitable for…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06

  • Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11

  • Undergraduate Research in Music

    A Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Young, Jenny Olin Shanahan

    Undergraduate Research in Music: A Guide for Students supplies tools for scaffolding research skills, with examples of undergraduate research activities and case studies on projects in the various areas of music study. Undergraduate research has become a common degree requirement in some…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge Undergraduate Research Series

  • The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music

    1st Edition

    By Greg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

    In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02

  • The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Mera, Ronald Sadoff, Ben Winters

    The Routledge Companion to Screen Music and Sound provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of screen music and sound studies, addressing the ways in which music and sound interact with forms of narrative media such as television, videogames, and film. The inclusive framework of "screen music…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Understanding the Music Business

    Real World Insights, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Weissman

    In today’s fast-moving music industry, what does it take to build a life-long career? Now more than ever, all those working in music need to be aware of many aspects of the business, and take control of their own careers. Understanding the Music Business offers students a concise yet comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16

  • Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching

    Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Pike

    Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching provides future teachers of group piano with an extensive framework of concepts upon which effective and dynamic teaching strategies can be explored and developed. Within fifteen chapters, it encompasses learning theory, group process, and group dynamics within the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16

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Submissions are welcomed in the new and existing CMS book series. For more information about projects and proposals, visit the CMS publications page.