Ethnomusicology Products

  • Music and Mourning

    Edited by Jane W. Davidson, Sandra Garrido

    While grief is suffered in all cultures, it is expressed differently all over the world in accordance with local customs and beliefs. Music has been associated with the healing of grief for many centuries, with Homer prescribing music as an antidote to sorrow as early as the 7th Century BC. The…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives

  • 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

    Edited 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

  • Greek Rebetiko from a Psychocultural Perspective

    Same Songs Changing Minds

    By Daniel Koglin

    Greek Rebetiko from a Psychocultural Perspective: Same Songs Changing Minds examines the ways in which audiences in present-day Greece and Turkey perceive and use the Greek popular song genre rebetiko to cultivate specific cultural habits and identities. In the past, rebetiko has been associated…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Musical Life of Nineteenth-Century Belfast

    By Roy Johnston, Declan Plummer

    Roy Johnston and Declan Plummer provide a refreshing portrait of Belfast in the nineteenth century. Before his death Roy Johnston, had written a full draft, based on an impressive array of contemporary sources, with deep and detailed attention especially to contemporary newspapers. With the deft…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Thomas Tallis

    By John Harley

    John Harley’s Thomas Tallis is the first full-length book to deal comprehensively with the composer’s life and works. Tallis entered the Chapel Royal in the middle of a long life, and remained there for over 40 years. During a colourful period of English history he famously served King Henry…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • 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

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