Ethnomusicology Products

  • Tree of strings

    Crann nan teud: a history of the harp in Scotland

    By Keith Sanger, Alison Kinnaird

    This in-depth study on the history of the harp in Scotland draws on unpublished documents, family papers and manuscripts, which throw new light on the background of these ancient and beautiful instruments.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Folk Music

  • 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 – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Qupai in Chinese Music

    Melodic Models in Form and Practice

    Edited by Alan 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 – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Exploring African Music

    Unity, Diversity, Diaspora

    By Frank Gunderson

    Exploring African Music: Unity, Diversity, Diaspora is designed as a core textbook on the cultural and historical diversity of music on the African continent – comparing and contrasting the regions of North, Eastern, Western Central and Southern Africa. It also examines issues pertaining to the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Focus: Scottish Traditional Music

    By Simon McKerrell

    Focus: Scottish Traditional Music engages methods from ethnomusicology, popular music studies, cultural studies, and media studies to explain how complex Scottish identities and culture are constructed in the traditional music and culture of Scotland. This book examines Scottish music through their…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Made in Japan

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Toru Mitsui

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

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Maracatu Atomico

    Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in the Mangue Movement and the "New Music Scene" of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

    By Philip Galinsky

    "Maracatu Atômico" is the first academic work to investigate the mangue movement, one of Brazil's most vital pop culture trends of the last thirty years, and the related "new music scene" of Northeast Brazil. Contending with the widespread poverty and social problems, mangue places a renewed value…

    Paperback – 2015-08-12
    Routledge
    Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

  • Focus: Music in Contemporary Japan

    By Jennifer Milioto Matsue

    Focus: Music in Contemporary Japan explores a diversity of musics performed in Japan today, ranging from folk song to classical music, the songs of geisha to the screaming of underground rock, with a specific look at the increasingly popular world of taiko (ensemble drumming). Discussion of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook, Volume II

    Complete Meals from Around the World

    Edited by Sean Williams

    This companion to The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook combines scholarship with a unique approach to the study of the world's foods, musics, and cultures. Covering over four dozen regions, the entries in these collection each include a regional food-related proverb, a recipe for a complete meal,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Opera in a Multicultural World

    Coloniality, Culture, Performance

    Edited by Mary Ingraham, Joseph So, Roy Moodley

    Through historical and contemporary examples, this book critically explores the relevance and expressions of multicultural representation in western European operatic genres in the modern world. It reveals their approaches to reflecting identity, transmitting meaning, and inspiring creation, as…

    Hardback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

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