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  • Performing Faith

    Christian Music, Identity and Inculturation in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Marzanna Poplawska

    This book is a study in music inculturation in Indonesia. It shows how religious expression can be made relevant in an indigenous context and how grassroots Christianity is being realized by means of music. Through discussion of indigenous expressions of Christianity, the book presents multiple…

    Hardback – 2020-03-03 
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • The Origin of Musical Instruments

    An Ethnological Introduction to the History of Instrumental Music, 1st Edition

    By André Schaeffner

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor

    The work of French musicologist, ethnologist and critic André Schaeffner (1895 - 1980) grew out of his first organological studies of the history of Western classical instruments in the late 1920s and encapsulated in his wide-ranging Origine des Instruments de Musique, which captures his studies in…

    Hardback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge
    Classic European Studies in the Science of Music

  • Orlando Gibbons and the Gibbons Family of Musicians

    1st Edition

    By John Harley

    First published in 1999, this volume is the first full-length study to deal with the life and music of Orlando Gibbons since E.H. Fellowes’s short book, originally published in 1923. John Harley investigates in detail the family and musical background from which Orlando Gibbons emerged, and gives a…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Lives in Music: Mobility and Change in a Global Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by SARA LE MENESTREL

    Lives in Music analyses interwoven patterns of mobility, change, and power in music and dance practices. It challenges some commonly accepted conceptual tools that are ubiquitous in anthropology today, including cultural hybridity, transnational networks, and globalization. Based on seven "…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Composing the Music of Africa

    Composition, Interpretation and Realisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Floyd

    First published in 1999, this volume explores the great diversity of music created by African communities is reflected in this book, which discusses the ways in which a wide range of musical forms are composed and performed from Egypt to South Africa and from Ghana to Kenya. As two composers…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Scottish Dance Beyond 1805

    Reaction and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Patricia H Ballantyne

    Scottish Dance Beyond 1805 presents a history of Scottish music and dance over the last 200 years, with a focus on sources originating in Aberdeenshire, when steps could be adapted in any way the dancer pleased. The book explains the major changes of how dance was taught, and performed by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Made in Poland

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patryk Galuszka

    Made in Poland: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Polish popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Polish music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Poland and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Focus: Popular Music in Contemporary India

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Sarrazin

    Focus: Popular Music in Contemporary India examines India’s musical soundscape beyond the classical and folk traditions of old to consider the culturally, socially, and politically rich contemporary music that is defining and energizing an Indian youth culture on the precipice of a major identity…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • Made in Taiwan

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Tsai, Tung-Hung Ho, Miaoju Jian

    Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Taiwanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Taiwanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Music, Health, and Power

    Singing the Unsayable in The Gambia, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie B. McConnell

    Music, Health, and Power offers an original, on-the-ground analysis of the role that music plays in promoting healthy communities. The book brings the reader inside the world of kanyeleng fertility societies and HIV/AIDS support groups, where women use music to leverage stigma and marginality into…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • From Music to Sound

    The Emergence of Sound in 20th- and 21st-Century Music, 1st Edition

    By Makis Solomos

    From Music to Sound is an examination of the six musical histories whose convergence produces the emergence of sound, offering a plural, original history of new music and showing how music had begun a change of paradigm, moving from a culture centred on the note to a culture of sound. Each chapter…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Focus: Music of the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    By Sydney Hutchinson

    Focus: Music of the Caribbean presents the most important issues of Caribbean musical history and current practice, discussing thought-provoking questions in a student-friendly fashion. It uses current ethnomusicological research on Caribbean music to tell the stories of Caribbean history—those of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

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