European Music Products

  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850

    By Roger Hansford

    This new study of the intersection of romance novels with vocal music records a society on the cusp of modernisation, with a printing industry emerging to serve people’s growing appetites for entertainment amidst their changing views of religion and the occult. No mere diversion, fiction was…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music

    By Laura Speers

    This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop — what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • New Jazz Conceptions

    History, Theory, Practice

    Edited by Roger Fagge, Nicolas Pillai

    New Jazz Conceptions: History, Theory, Practice is an edited collection that captures the cutting edge of British jazz studies in the early twenty-first century, highlighting the developing methodologies and growing interdisciplinary nature of the field. In particular, the collection breaks…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Made in Hungary

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Emília Barna, Tamás Tófalvy

    Emília Barna is Assistant Professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She is a founding member and Chair of IASPM Hungary, editor of Zenei Hálózatok Folyóirat (Music Networks Journal), and Advisory Board Member of IASPM@Journal. Tamás Tófalvy is Assistant Professor at the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Made in Sweden

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Alf Björnberg, Thomas Bossius

    Made in Sweden: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of twentieth-century Swedish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Swedish popular music and covers the major figures, styles…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Music and the Middle Class

    The Social Structure of Concert Life in London, Paris and Vienna between 1830 and 1848

    By William Weber

    First published in 1975, Music and the Middle Class made a trail-blazing contribution to the social history of music, bringing together sociological and historical methods that have subsequently become accepted as central to the discipline of musicology. Moreover, the major themes of the book are…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by Susan Wollenberg, Simon McVeigh

    In recent years there has been a considerable revival of interest in music in eighteenth-century Britain. This interest has now expanded beyond the consideration of composers and their music to include the performing institutions of the period and their relationship to the wider social scene.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Thomas Adès: Asyla

    By Edward Venn

    Thomas Adès (b. 1971) is an established international figure, both as composer and performer, with popular and critical acclaim and admiration from around the world. Edward Venn examines in depth one of Adès’s most significant works so far, his orchestral Asyla (1997). Its blend of virtuosic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • The Music of Hugh Wood

    By Edward Venn

    The Music of Hugh Wood provides the first ever in-depth study of this well-known, yet only briefly documented composer. Over the years, Wood (b. 1932) has produced a sizeable oeuvre that explores the established genres of symphony, concerto, and quartet on the one hand, and songs and choruses on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Vincent Novello (1781–1861)

    Music for the Masses

    By Fiona M. Palmer

    Today Vincent Novello (1781-1861) is remembered as the father of the music-publishing firm. Fiona Palmer's evaluation of Novello the man and the musician in the marketplace draws on rich primary sources. It is the first to provide a rounded view of his life and work, and the nature of his…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • The Idea of Music in Victorian Fiction

    By Nicky Losseff

    Edited by Sophie Fuller

    The Idea of Music in Victorian Fiction seeks to address fundamental questions about the function, meaning and understanding of music in nineteenth-century culture and society, as mediated through works of fiction. The eleven essays here, written by musicologists and literary scholars, range over a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Music as a Science of Mankind in Eighteenth-Century Britain

    By Maria Semi, translated by Timothy Keates

    Music as a Science of Mankind offers a philosophical and historical perspective on the intellectual representation of music in British eighteenth-century culture. From the field of natural philosophy, involving the science of sounds and acoustics, to the realm of imagination, involving resounding…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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