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 – 2017-03-21 
    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 – 2017-02-28
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The English Musical Renaissance and the Press 1850-1914: Watchmen of Music

    By Meirion Hughes

    The importance of nineteenth-century writing about culture has long been accepted by scholars, yet so far as music criticism is concerned, Victorian England has been an area of scholarly neglect. This state of affairs is all the more surprising given that the quantity of such criticism in the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Music and Copyright: The Case of Delius and His Publishers

    By Robert Montgomery, Robert Threlfall

    Delius was born in 1862, twenty-four years before the signing in 1886 of the Berne Convention, the international convention for the protection of literary and artistic works of which Great Britain was a founder member. During Delius's lifetime came the birth of the record industry, the development…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28

  • While Spring and Summer Sang: Thomas Beecham and the Music of Frederick Delius

    By Lyndon Jenkins

    Sir Thomas Beecham is often described as having 'championed' the music of Frederick Delius, and this is no exaggeration. From the moment he heard Delius's music as a young man, Beecham was captivated by its strange, romantic beauty, and its hold on him remained firm. During the next 50 years, he…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28

  • John Taverner

    His Life and Music

    By Hugh Benham

    John Taverner was the leading composer of church music under Henry VIII. His contributions to the mass and votive antiphon are varied, distinguished and sometimes innovative; he has left more important settings for the office than any of his predecessors, and even a little secular music survives.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28

  • Music in Welsh Culture Before 1650

    A Study of the Principal Sources

    By Sally Harper

    Music in Wales has long been a neglected area. Scholars have been deterred both by the need for a knowledge of the Welsh language, and by the fact that an oral tradition in Wales persisted far later than in other parts of Britain, resulting in a limited number of sources with conventional notation.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28

  • Music-Making in North-East England during the Eighteenth Century

    The north-east of England in the eighteenth century was a region where many different kinds of musical activity thrived and where a wide range of documentation survives. Such activities included concert-giving, teaching, tuning and composition, as well as music in the theatre and in church. Dr Roz…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28

  • 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 – 2017-01-31

  • 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 – 2017-01-27
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • 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 – 2016-12-19
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • 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 – 2016-12-15
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

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