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  • 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 – 2015-10-31 
    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 – 2015-10-06 
    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 – 2015-09-27 
    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 – 2015-09-02 
    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 – 2015-08-20 
    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 – 2015-07-28
    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 – 2015-07-27
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • 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 – 2015-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Made in France

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Gerome Guibert, Catherine Rudent

    Made in France: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary French popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Isaac Albéniz

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Walter Aaron Clark

    Isaac Albéniz is one of the most important figures in the history of Spanish music. A legendary child prodigy, he went on to become one of the leading concert pianists of his generation in Europe. However, he aspired to compose music rooted in the folklore of his native Spain, contributing…

    Hardback – 2015-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

    By Rachel Harris, Rowan Pease

    Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge

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