European Music Products

  • 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 21st century, highlighting the developing methodologies and growing interdisciplinary nature of the field. In particular, the collection breaks down barriers…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Made in Hungary

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Emilia Barna, Tamas Tofalvy

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

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Made in Sweden

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Alf Bjornberg, 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

  • 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 – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • British Women Composers and Instrumental Chamber Music in the Early Twentieth Century

    By Laura Seddon

    This is the first full-length study of British women's instrumental chamber music in the early twentieth century. Laura Seddon argues that the Cobbett competitions, instigated by Walter Willson Cobbett in 1905, and the formation of the Society of Women Musicians in 1911 contributed to the explosion…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Vaughan Williams Essays

    By Byron Adams

    Edited by Robin Wells

    Serious scholarship on the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams is currently enjoying a lively revival after a period of relative quiescence, and is only beginning to address the enduring affection of concert audiences for his music. The essays that comprise this volume extend the study of Vaughan…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Music Trade in Georgian England

    Edited by Michael Kassler

    In contrast to today's music industry, whose principal products are recorded songs sold to customers round the world, the music trade in Georgian England was based upon London firms that published and sold printed music and manufactured and sold instruments on which this music could be played. The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Thomas Tomkins: The Last Elizabethan

    Edited by Anthony Boden

    Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656), a major figure of the Golden Age of British music, was arguably the greatest of all Welsh-born composers. Living through one of the most revolutionary periods in British history, his professional life was spent in the service of the Crown and the Church at both the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The History of Live Music in Britain, Volume I: 1950-1967

    From Dance Hall to the 100 Club

    By Simon Frith, Matt Brennan, Emma Webster

    The social history of music in Britain since 1950 has long been the subject of nostalgic articles in newspapers and magazines, nostalgic programmes on radio and television and collective memories on music websites, but to date there has been no proper scholarly study. The three volumes of The…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Popular Music and the State in the UK

    Culture, Trade or Industry?

    By Martin Cloonan

    In an era of the rise of the free market and economic globalization, Martin Cloonan examines why politicians and policymakers in the UK have sought to intervene in popular music - a field that has often been held up as the epitome of the free market form. Cloonan traces the development of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • British Music and Modernism, 1895–1960

    Edited by Matthew Riley

    Imaginative analytical and critical work on British music of the early twentieth century has been hindered by perceptions of the repertory as insular in its references and backward in its style and syntax, escaping the modernity that surrounded its composers. Recent research has begun to break down…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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