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  • Sound Theory from Sound Practice

    1st Edition

    By Leo Murray

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 

  • Mood

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, New Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Breidenbach, Thomas Docherty

    Mood is a phenomenon whose study is inherently interdisciplinary. While it has remained resistant to theorisation, it nonetheless has a substantial influence on art, politics and society. Since its practical omnipresence in every-day life renders it one of the most significant aspects of affect…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • The Screen Music of Trevor Jones

    Technology, Process, Production, 1st Edition

    By David Cooper, Ian Sapiro, Laura Anderson

    Trevor Jones is one of the most successful contemporary British-based composers of film and television music and is seen by his peers as an influential figure in the industry. He is distinguished by the range and volume of high profile projects he has worked on, the directors with whom he has…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Ashgate Screen Music Series

  • The Sound State of Uzbekistan

    Popular Music and Politics in the Karimov Era, 1st Edition

    By Kerstin Klenke

    The Sound State of Uzbekistan: Popular Music and Politics in the Karimov Era is a pioneering study of the intersection between popular music and state politics in Central Asia. Based on 20 months of field- and archival work in Tashkent, this book explores a remarkable era in Uzbekistan’s politics (…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Popular Music and the Politics of Hope

    Queer and Feminist Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Fast, Craig Jennex

    In today’s culture, popular music is a vital site where ideas about gender and sexuality are imagined and disseminated. Popular Music and the Politics of Hope: Queer and Feminist Interventions explores what that means with a wide-ranging collection of essays that consider the many ways in which…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 

  • 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 
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Johnson

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns: The African Drum as Symbol in Early America questions the ban that was placed on the African drum in early America. It shows the functional use of the drum for celebrations, weddings, funerals, religious ceremonies, and nonviolent communication. The assumption that "…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Walkling

    English Dramatick Opera, 1661–1706 is the first comprehensive examination of the distinctively English form known as "dramatick opera", which appeared on the London stage in the mid-1670s and lasted until its displacement by Italian through-composed opera in the first decade of the eighteenth…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Aesthetics of Self-Becoming

    How Art Forms Empower, 1st Edition

    By Paul Crowther

    This book shows that art involves an aesthetics of self-becoming, wherein we do not simply consume artistic meaning, but become empowered—by adapting ourselves to what creation in the different art forms makes possible. Paul Crowther argues that the great political task in aesthetics is no longer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • A Dictionary of the American Avant Gardes

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kostelanetz

    For this American edition of his legendary arts dictionary of information and opinion, the distinguished critic and arts historian Richard Kostelanetz has selected from the fuller third edition his entries on North Americans, including Canadians, Mexicans, and resident immigrants. Typically he…

    Paperback – 2019-03-25 

  • Disney Theatrical Productions

    Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way, 1st Edition

    By Amy Osatinski

    Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way is the first work of scholarship to comprehensively examine the history and production practices of Disney Theatrical Productions (DTP), the theatrical producing arm of the studio branch of the Walt Disney Corporation. This…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 

  • Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall is a collection of fifteen essays dealing with ‘iconic’ film composers who, perhaps to the surprise of many fans of film music, nevertheless maintained lifelong careers as composers for the concert hall. Featured composers include Erich Wolfgang…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Research in Music

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