European Music Products

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Gustav Holst and British Operatic Culture

    From Bayreuth to Aldeburgh

    By Christopher Scheer

    Although Gustav Holst is rarely thought of as an opera composer, his operatic works provide a gateway to the exploration of how a budding opera composer negotiated the British operatic world across his career and how his synthesis of a myriad of cultural influences in his operatic works affected…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Music Profession in Britain, 1780-1920

    New Perspectives on Status and Identity

    Edited by Rosemary Golding

    Professionalisation was a key feature of the changing nature of work and society in the nineteenth century, with formal accreditation, registration and organisation becoming increasingly common. Trades and occupations sought protection and improved status via alignment with the profession: an…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Understanding Scotland Musically

    Folk, Tradition and Policy

    Edited by Simon McKerrell, Gary West

    Scottish traditional music has been through a successful revival in the mid-twentieth century and has now entered a professionalised and public space. Devolution in the UK and the surge of political debate surrounding the independence referendum in Scotland in 2014 led to a greater scrutiny of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Thomas Morley's Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke

    A Facsimile of the 1608 Edition

    By Jessie Ann Owens, John Milsom

    Thomas Morley (1557/8-1602) has long been regarded as the most important English music theorist of the early modern period. His treatise, A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke was published in a luxurious folio format in 1597 and a second edition appeared in 1608. The three parts of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-28 
    Routledge

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns in Time and Space

    The Adriatic Coasts

    Edited by Franco Sciannameo

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns in Time and Space: The Adriatic Coasts contains essays dedicated to the movement of musicians along and across the coasts of the Adriatic Sea. In the course of this book, the musicians become narrators of their own stories seen through the lenses of wanderlust,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • Singing the Gospel along Scotland’s North-East Coast, 1859–2009

    By Frances Wilkins

    Following three years of ethnomusicological fieldwork on the sacred singing traditions of evangelical Christians in North-East Scotland and Northern Isles coastal communities, Frances Wilkins documents and analyses current singing practices in this book by placing them historically and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Chopin in Britain

    By Peter Willis

    In 1848, the penultimate year of his life, Chopin visited England and Scotland at the instigation of his aristocratic Scots pupil, Jane Stirling. In the autumn of that year, he returned to Paris. The following autumn he was dead. Despite the fascination the composer continues to hold for scholars,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Manuel de Falla and Visions of Spanish Music

    By Michael Christoforidis

    Michael Christoforidis is widely recognized as a leading expert on one of Spain's most important composers, Manuel de Falla. This volume brings together both new chapters and revised versions of previously published work, some of which is made available here in English for the first time. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Music of John Ireland

    By Fiona Richards

    This title was first published in 2000. John Ireland (1879-1962) was as elusive as the music that he composed. His music resists easy categorization, in part because it is linked so closely to specific events, places and people in Ireland's personal life. The Music of John Ireland explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Made in France

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Gérôme 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 of pop music…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Charles Avison in Context

    National and International Musical Links in Eighteenth-Century North-East England

    Edited by Roz Southey, Eric Cross

    Despite recent interest in music-making in the so-called ’provinces’, the idea still lingers that music-making outside London was small in scale, second-rate and behind the times. However, in Newcastle upon Tyne, the presence of a nationally known musician, Charles Avison (1709-1770), prompts a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge

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