Musicology: The Key Concepts

2nd Edition

By David Beard, Kenneth Gloag

© 2016 – Routledge

346 pages

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About the Book

Now in an updated 2nd edition, Musicology: The Key Concepts is a handy A-Z reference guide to the terms and concepts associated with contemporary musicology. Drawing on critical theory with a focus on new musicology, this updated edition contains over 35 new entries including:

  • Autobiography
  • Music and Conflict
  • Deconstruction
  • Postcolonialism
  • Disability
  • Music after 9/11
  • Masculinity
  • Gay Musicology
  • Aesthetics
  • Ethnicity
  • Interpretation
  • Subjectivity

With all entries updated, and suggestions for further reading throughout, this text is an essential resource for all students of music, musicology, and wider performance related humanities disciplines.

Table of Contents

Introduction A-Z Key Concepts Bibliography Index

About the Authors

David Beard is a Lecturer in Music at Cardiff University, UK.

Kenneth Gloag is Reader in Musicology at Cardiff University, UK.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Ethnomusicology