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  • Lydia Thompson

    Queen of Burlesque

    By Kurt Ganzl

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • The Musical Theatre Singer's Style Guide

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    The stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive. From the favourites of Tin Pan Alley to today's international blockbusters, musical roles require the ability to adapt to a panoply of characters and vocal styles. By breaking down these styles and exploring the output of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 

  • Alice May

    Gilbert & Sullivan's First Prima Donna

    By Adrienne Simpson

    This biography tells the story of Alice May, a touring prima donna in the nineteenth century who travelled from England to Australia, New Zealand, India and the US, taking part in pioneering performances of the popular light operas of the day. Along the way she took part in many premieres,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Handel

    By Romain Rolland

    Rolland’s biography attempts to provide an overview of Handel’s life and works from his early lessons in music to the classical context in which he is commonly placed. Originally published in English in 1916, Hull’s translation gives an insight into biographical facts and the musical pieces…

    Hardback – 2016-01-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hollywood Songsters

    Singers Who Act and Actors Who Sing: A Biographical Dictionary

    By James Parish, Michael Pitts

    For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Music and Modern Art

    Edited by James Leggio

    Music and Modern Art adopts an interdisciplinary approach to the relationship between these two fields of creative endeavor.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Border Crossings

  • Virginia Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

    Edited by Pamela Caughie

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Border Crossings

  • Women, Music, Culture

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Julie C. Dunbar

    Women, Music, Culture: An Introduction, Second Edition is the first undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions, ideal for students in courses in both music and women's studies. A compelling narrative, accompanied by&…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 

  • Queerness in Pop Music

    Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality

    By Stan Hawkins

    This book investigates the phenomenon of queering in popular music and video, interpreting the music of numerous pop artists, styles, and idioms. The focus falls on artists, such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Boy George, Diana Ross, Rufus Wainwright, David Bowie, Azealia Banks, Zebra Katz, Freddie Mercury…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Giving Voice to Democracy in Music Education

    Diversity and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Lisa C. DeLorenzo

    This book examines how music education presents opportunities to shape democratic awareness through political, pedagogical, and humanistic perspectives. Focusing on democracy as a vital dimension in teaching music, the essays in this volume have particular relevance to teaching music as…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Acting in Musical Theatre

    A Comprehensive Course, 2nd Edition

    By Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera

    Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29

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