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  • Sound Curriculum

    Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, and Practice

    By Walter S. Gershon

    Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of sound and education. Gershon theoretically advances the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy

    A Philosophy/Autoethnography of Music Education on Soil

    By Daniel J. Shevock

    Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy considers eco-literate music pedagogy theoretically and autoethnographically. The possibility of musicking to cultivate ecological literacy rests on the principle that music contributes uniquely to human ecological thinking -- it is eco-literate music pedagogy that is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus in Music Education

  • The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition

    Edited by Richard Ashley, Renee Timmers

    The Routledge Companion to Music Cognition addresses fundamental questions about the nature of music from a psychological perspective. Music cognition is presented as the field that investigates the psychological, physiological, and physical processes that allow music to take place, seeking to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Davies and Penhall's Sunny Afternoon

    By John Fleming

    ‘They make the Rolling Stones look like US Marines’ – police officer When ‘You Really Got Me’ exploded on Swinging London in 1964, the Kinks forever changed the course of rock ’n’ roll. Ray Davies and Joe Penhall’s Olivier Award- winning Sunny Afternoon (2014) covers the band’s formative years of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    The Fourth Wall

  • Beauty, Violence, Representation

    Edited by Lisa A. Dickson, Maryna Romanets

    This volume explores the relationship among beauty, violence, and representation in a broad range of artistic and cultural texts, including literature, visual art, theatre, film, and music. Charting diversifying interests in the subject of violence and beauty, dealing with the multiple inflections…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Teaching Music Differently

    By Tim Cain, Joanna Cursley

    Teaching Music Differently explores what music teachers do and why. It offers insightful analysis of eight in-depth studies of teachers in a range of settings - the early years, a special school, primary and secondary schools, a college, a prison, a conservatoire and a community choir - and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story

    By Nigel Simeone

    One of the Broadway musicals that can genuinely claim to have transformed the genre, West Side Story has been featured in many books on Broadway, but it has yet to be the focus of a scholarly monograph. Nigel Simeone begins by exploring the long process of creating West Side Story, including a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India

    By Andrew Alter

    In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events. In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Communities of Musical Practice

    By Ailbhe Kenny

    Every day people come together to make music. Whether amateur or professional, young or old, jazz enthusiasts or rock stars, what is common to all of these musical groups is the potential to create communities of musical practice (CoMP). Such communities are created through practices: ways of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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 – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

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