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  • The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume III, 1985-2009

    From Live Aid to Live Nation, 1st Edition

    By Martin Cloonan, Simon Frith, Emma Webster

    To date there has been a significant gap in existing knowledge about the social history of music in Britain from 1950 to the present day. The three volumes of Live Music in Britain address this gap and do so through a unique prism - that of live music. The key theme of the books is the changing…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Doctor, Sophie Fuller

    At this book's core is a critical edition of letters exchanged over 50 years between Anglo-Irish composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) and the Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). These two innovative and talented women are highly regarded for their music, their professional activities and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Paul Dukas: Legacies of a French Musician

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Julia Minors, Laura Watson

    This book appraises the contribution of Paul Dukas (1865-1935) to a wide variety of French musical practices. As a composer, critic, artistic collaborator and teacher, Dukas was central to the fin-de-siècle and early twentieth-century Paris musical scene (and more broadly to the French scene).…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • New Music Theatre in Europe

    Transformations between 1955-1975, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Adlington

    The new music theatre of the third quarter of the twentieth century presents a research field of great richness. In these years, music theatre became one of the main preoccupations for (especially) young composers digesting the consequences of the revolutionary experiments in musical language that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Michael Finnissy at 70

    Bright Futures, Dark Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Pace, Nigel McBride

    The composer and pianist Michael Finnissy (b. 1946) is an unmistakeable presence in the British and international new music scene, both for his immeasurable generosity as prolific composer for many different types of musicians, major advocate for the works of others, and performer and conductor who…

    Hardback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Arthur Sullivan

    A Musical Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Taylor

    Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) was Victorian Britain’s most celebrated and popular composer, whose music to this day reaches a wider audience than that of any of his contemporaries. Yet the comic operas on which Sullivan’s reputation is chiefly based have been consistently belittled or ignored by the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Figures of the Imagination

    Fiction and Song in Britain, 1790–1850, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Hip-Hop Authenticity and the London Scene

    Living Out Authenticity in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britain

    1st Edition

    By Nathaniel G. Lew

    Long remembered chiefly for its modernist exhibitions on the South Bank in London, the 1951 Festival of Britain also showcased British artistic creativity in all its forms. In Tonic to the Nation, Nathaniel G. Lew tells the story of the English classical music and opera composed and revived for the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Thomas Adès: Asyla

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge

  • The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume II, 1968-1984

    From Hyde Park to the Hacienda, 1st Edition

    By Simon Frith, Matt Brennan, Martin Cloonan, Emma Webster

    To date there has been a significant gap in existing knowledge about the social history of music in Britain from 1950 to the present day. The three volumes of Live Music in Britain address this gap and do so through a unique prism - that of live music. The key theme of the books is the changing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Advancing Music Education in Northern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by David G. Hebert, Torunn Bakken Hauge

    Advancing Music Education in Northern Europe tells the story of a unique organization that has contributed in profound ways to the professional development of music teachers in the Nordic and Baltic nations. At the same time, the book offers reflections on how music education and approaches to the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge

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