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  • Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    By Joe Kotarba, Bryce Merrill, J Patrick Williams, Phillip Vannini

    Written for Introductory Sociology, and Sociology of Popular Culture courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Singing Death: Reflections on Music and Mortality

    Edited by Helen Dell, Helen Hickey

    Death is an unanswerable question for humanity, the question that always remains unanswered, since it lies beyond human experience. Music represents one of the most profound ways in which humanity struggles, nevertheless, to accommodate death within the scope of the living by giving a voice to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Popular Music: The Key Concepts

    4th Edition

    By Roy Shuker

    Now in an updated fourth edition, this popular A-Z student handbook provides a comprehensive survey of key ideas and concepts in popular music culture. With new and expanded entries on genres and subgenres, the text comprehensively examines the social and cultural aspects of popular music, taking…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film

    Shared Concert Experiences in Screen Fiction

    By Benjamin Winters

    This book examines the relationship between narrative film and reality, as seen through the lens of on-screen classical concert performance. By investigating these scenes, wherein the performance of music is foregrounded in the narrative, Winters uncovers how concert performance reflexively…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music

    By Ralf von Appen, Andre Doehring, Allan F. Moore

    Existing books on the analysis of popular music focus on theory and methodology, and normally discuss parts of songs briefly as examples. The impression often given is that songs are being chosen simply to illuminate and exemplify a theoretical position. In this book the obverse is true: songs take…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education

    Edited by Andrew King, Evangelos Himonides, S. Alex Ruthmann

    The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world. Rather than following a procedural how-to approach, this companion considers technology, musicianship, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • New Jazz Conceptions

    History, Theory, Practice

    Edited by Roger Fagge, Nicolas Pillai

    New Jazz Conceptions: History, Theory, Practice is an edited collection that captures the cutting edge of British jazz studies in the early 21st century, highlighting the developing methodologies and growing interdisciplinary nature of the field. In particular, the collection breaks down barriers…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber

    By Gabrielle Kaufman

    Barcelonian Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) was one of the greatest cello virtuosi of the twentieth century and a notable composer and arranger, leaving a vast and heterogeneous legacy. In this book, Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Harmonic Grammar of Grieg's Late Piano Music

    Nature and Nationalism

    By Benedict Taylor

    The music of Edvard Grieg is justly celebrated for its harmonic richness, a feature especially apparent in the piano works written in the last decades of his life. Grieg was enchanted by what he styled the ’dreamworld’ of harmony, a magical realm whose principles the composer felt remained a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • Musicians and their Audiences

    Performance, Speech and Mediation

    By Ioannis Tsioulakis, Elina Hytonen-Ng

    How do musicians play and talk to audiences? Why do audiences listen and what happens when they talk back? How do new (and old) technologies affect this interplay? This book presents a long overdue examination of the turbulent relationship between musicians and audiences. Key contributions of this…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Made in Hungary

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Emilia Barna, Tamas Tofalvy

    Made in Hungary: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Hungarian popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of Hungarian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

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