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  • Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman

    By Stephen Rush

    Free Jazz, Harmolodics, and Ornette Coleman discusses Ornette Coleman’s theory of improvisation, called "Harmolodics," an improvisational system deeply inspired by the civil rights movement. As Harmolodics falls under the guise of "free jazz," it can be difficult to understand. This book offers a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hip Hop and Religion

  • The Ethnomusicology Reader

    Volume II

    Edited by Jennifer Post

    The Ethnomusicology Reader: Volume II provides an overview of developments of the study of ethnomusicology in the twenty-first century, offering an introduction to contemporary issues relevant to the field. It highlights the relation between current issues in the discipline and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Fiesta de diez pesos: Music and Gay Identity in Special Period Cuba

    By Moshe Morad

    The ‘Special Period’ in Cuba was an extended era of economic depression starting in the early 1990s, characterized by the collapse of revolutionary values and social norms, and a way of life conducted by improvised solutions for survival, including hustling and sex-work. During this time there…

    Paperback – 2016-10-29 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Issues in African American Music

    Power, Gender, Race, Representation

    Edited by Portia K. Maultsby, Mellonee 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 – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Thomas Adès: Asyla

    By Edward Venn

    Thomas Adès (b. 1971) is an established international composer and performer, with both popular and critical acclaim. From being hailed as the ’next Benjamin Britten’ to his success as the youngest composer to feature at the Royal Opera House (with his second opera, The Tempest), Adès has continued…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • World Music

    A Global Journey - Paperback & CD Set Value Pack, 4th 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 – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Music in Contemporary Indian Film

    Memory, Voice, Identity

    Edited by Jayson Beaster-Jones, Natalie Sarrazin

    Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity provides a rich and detailed look into the unique dimensions of music in Indian film. Music is at the center of Indian cinema, and India’s film music industry has a far-reaching impact on popular, folk, and classical music across the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Jews and Jazz

    Improvising Ethnicity

    By Charles B Hersch

    Jews and Jazz: Improvising Jewish Identity explores the meaning of Jewish involvement in the world of American jazz. It focuses on the ways prominent jazz musicians like Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, and Red Rodney have engaged with jazz in order…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Redefining Music Studies in an Age of Change

    Creativity, Diversity, and Integration

    By Edward W. Sarath, David E. Myers, Patricia Shehan Campbell

    Redefining Music Studies in an Age of Change: Creativity, Diversity, Integration takes prevailing discourse about change in music studies to new vistas, as higher education institutions are at a critical moment of determining just what professional musicians and teachers need to survive and thrive…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Brazilian Popular Music

    Caetano Veloso and the Regeneration of Tradition

    By Lorraine Leu

    Brazilian Popular Music, or Música Popular Brasileira (MPB), developed in the mid 1960s as a response to the re-thinking of Brazilian national identity following the establishment of the post-1964 military regime. A leading figure in MPB at this time was Caetano Veloso, and it is his music and its…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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