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  • Qupai in Chinese Music

    Melodic Models in Form and Practice

    Edited by Alan R Thrasher

    Presenting the latest research in the area, this volume explores the fundamental concept of qupai ??, melodic models upon which most traditional Chinese instrumental music (and some vocal music) is based. The greater part of the traditional instrumental repertoire has emerged from qupai models by…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Global Metal Music and Culture

    Current Directions in Metal Studies

    Edited by Andy R. Brown, Karl Spracklen, Keith Kahn-Harris, Niall Scott

    This book defines the key ideas, scholarly debates, and research activities that have contributed to the formation of the international and interdisciplinary field of Metal Studies. Drawing on insights from a wide range of disciplines including popular music, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Burma, Kipling, and Western Music

    The Riff from Mandalay

    By Andrew Selth

    For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how Western perceptions of Burma were influenced by the popular…

    Hardback – 2016-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Central European Folk Music

    An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in German

    By Philip V. Bohlman

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Musicology: The Key Concepts

    2nd Edition

    By David Beard, Kenneth Gloag

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Course of Mexican Music

    By Janet Sturman

    The Course of Mexican Music provides students with a cohesive introductory understanding of the scope and influence of Mexican music. The textbook highlights individual musical examples as a means of exploring the processes of selection that led to specific musical styles in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23
    Routledge

  • Made in Latin America

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Julio Mendívil, Christian Spencer Espinosa

    Made in Latin America serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Latin American popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Latin American music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This is the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published. It sets out to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century, to the present day. Describing the different harps played in the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • Bulgarian Harmony

    In Village, Wedding, and Choral Music of the Last Century

    By Kalin S. Kirilov

    An in-depth study of the Bulgarian harmonic system is long overdue. More than two decades since the Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares choir was awarded a Grammy (1990), there is no scholarly study of the captivating sounds of Bulgarian vertical sonorities. Kalin Kirilov traces the gradual formation of…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2015-11-13
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • SamulNori: Korean Percussion for a Contemporary World

    By Keith Howard

    SamulNori is a percussion quartet which has given rise to a genre, of the same name, that is arguably Korea’s most successful ‘traditional’ music of recent times. Today, there are dozens of amateur and professional samulnori groups. There is a canon of samulnori pieces, closely associated…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Mongolian Film Music

    Tradition, Revolution and Propaganda

    By Lucy M. Rees

    In 1936 the Mongolian socialist government decreed the establishment of a film industry with the principal aim of disseminating propaganda to the largely nomadic population. The government sent promising young rural Mongolian musicians to Soviet conservatoires to be trained formally as composers.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30
    Routledge

  • Hindi Film Songs and the Cinema

    By Anna Morcom

    Hindi films and film songs have dominated Indian public culture, and have made their presence felt strongly in many global contexts. While the existence of songs in Hindi films is commonly dismissed as ‘purely commercial’, this book demonstrates that in terms of the production process, musical…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

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