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  • Victorian Vocalists

    By Kurt Ganzl

    Victorian Vocalists is a masterful collection of biographies of some of the stars, secrets, and forgotten names of the British musical halls. Kurt Ganzl, among the world's leading authorities on popular musical theatre, paints a vivid picture of the world of Victorian musical theatre. …

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, Will Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg

    By Matthew Arndt

    This book examines the origin, content, and development of the musical thought of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg. One of the premises is that Schenker’s and Schoenberg’s inner musical lives are inseparable from their inner spiritual lives. Curiously, Schenker and Schoenberg start out in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Musical Theater

    An Appreciation, 2nd Edition

    By Alyson McLamore

    Musical Theater: An Appreciation, Second Edition offers a history of musical theater from its operating origins to the Broadway shows of today, combined with an in-depth study of the musical styles that paralleled changes on stage. Alyson McLamore teaches readers how to listen to both the words and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850

    Exchanges and Tensions

    Edited by Sarah Hibberd, Richard Wrigley

    Art, Theatre, and Opera in Paris, 1750-1850: Exchanges and Tensions maps some of the many complex and vivid connections between art, theatre, and opera in a period of dramatic and challenging historical change, thereby deepening an understanding of familiar (and less familiar) artworks, practices,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Twenty-First Century Musicals

    From Stage to Screen

    Edited by George Rodosthenous

    Twenty-First Century Musicals stakes a place for the musical in today’s cinematic landscape, taking a look at leading contemporary shows from their stage origins to their big-screen adaptations. Each chapter offers a new perspective on a single musical, challenging populist narratives and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera

    Myths Reconsidered

    By Michael Halliwell

    Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire, and it is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Music and Language in Modernist Literature

    Musical Modernism

    By Katherine O'Callaghan

    This volume explores the role of music as a source of inspiration and provocation for modernist writers. In its consideration of modernist literature within a broad political, postcolonial, and internationalist context, this book is an important intervention in the growing field of Words and Music…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description

    By Nick Zangwill

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition

    By Caroline Wood, Graham Sadler

    From the outset, French opera generated an enormous diversity of literature, familiarity with which greatly enhances our understanding of this unique art form. Yet relatively little of that literature is available in English, despite an upsurge of interest in the Lully-Rameau period during the past…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

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