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  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Scholarly Research for Musicians

    By Sang-Hie Lee

    Scholarly Research for Musicians presents a range of research methods and techniques, incorporating both the common elements of traditional music research methodologies with innovative research strategies endemic to the fields of social science, education, and performance science. The author’s…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 

  • 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 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Made in Hungary

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Emília Barna, Tamás Tófalvy

    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 Global Popular Music Series

  • Made in Sweden

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Alf Björnberg, Thomas Bossius

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

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by Susan Wollenberg, Simon McVeigh

    In recent years there has been a considerable revival of interest in music in eighteenth-century Britain. This interest has now expanded beyond the consideration of composers and their music to include the performing institutions of the period and their relationship to the wider social scene.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 

  • Thomas Adès: Asyla

    By Edward Venn

    Thomas Adès (b. 1971) is an established international figure, both as composer and performer, with popular and critical acclaim and admiration from around the world. Edward Venn examines in depth one of Adès’s most significant works so far, his orchestral Asyla (1997). Its blend of virtuosic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

    By Stephen Rush

    Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman discusses Ornette Coleman’s musical philosophy of "Harmolodics," an improvisational system deeply inspired by the Civil Rights Movement. Falling under the guise of "free jazz," Harmolodics can be difficult to understand, even for seasoned musicians and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 

  • 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 – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Issues in African American Music

    Power, Gender, Race, Representation

    Edited by Portia K. Maultsby, Mellonee V. Burnim

    Issues in African American Music: Power, Gender, Race, Representation is a collection of twenty-one essays by leading scholars, surveying vital themes in the history of African American music. Bringing together the viewpoints of ethnomusicologists, historians, and performers, these essays cover…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 

  • World Music

    A Global Journey, Fourth Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    World Music: A Global Journey, Fourth Edition takes students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression and cultural traditions. It is known for its breadth in surveying the world's major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2016-11-08 

  • Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

    The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality

    By Chiara Minestrelli

    This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

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