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  • America’s Songs III

    Rock!

    By Bruce Pollock

    America’s Songs III: Rock! picks up in 1953 where America’s Songs II left off, describing the artistic and cultural impact of the rock ‘n’ roll era on America’s songs and songwriters, recording artists and bands, music publishers and record labels, and the all-important consuming audience. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • David Braham

    The American Offenbach

    By John Franceschina

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Forgotten Stars of the Musical Theatre

  • Engaging in Community Music

    An Introduction

    By Lee Higgins, Lee Willingham

    Engaging in Community Music: An Introduction focuses on the processes involved in designing, initiating, executing and evaluating community music practices. Designed for both undergraduate and graduate students, in community music programmes and related fields of study alike, this co-authored…

    Paperback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Masculinity in Opera

    Edited by Philip Purvis

    This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Music, Performance, and the Realities of Film

    Shared Concert Experiences in Screen Fiction

    By Benjamin Winters

    This book examines the relationship between narrative film and reality, as seen through the lens of on-screen classical concert performance. By investigating these scenes, wherein the performance of music is foregrounded in the narrative, Winters uncovers how concert performance reflexively…

    Paperback – 2016-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Popular Music, Cultural Politics and Music Education in China

    By Wai-Chung Ho

    While attention has been paid to various aspects of music education in China, to date no single publication has systematically addressed the complex interplay of sociopolitical transformations underlying the development of popular music and music education in the multilevel culture of China. Before…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991

    2nd Edition

    By Levon Hakobian

    This volume is a comprehensive and detailed survey of music and musical life of the entire Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, which takes into account the extensive body of scholarly literature in Russian and other major European languages. In this considerably updated and revised edition of his 1998…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture

  • The Life, Music and Thought of Woody Guthrie

    A Critical Appraisal

    Edited by John S. Partington

    Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-67) has had an immense impact on popular culture throughout the world. His folk music brought traditional song from the rural communities of the American southwest to the urban American listener and, through the global influence of American culture, to listeners and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Anyone Can Do It: Empowerment, Tradition and the Punk Underground

    By Pete Dale

    For more than three decades, a punk underground has repeatedly insisted that 'anyone can do it'. This underground punk movement has evolved via several micro-traditions, each offering distinct and novel presentations of what punk is, isn't, or should be. Underlying all these punk micro-traditions…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Fiesta de diez pesos: Music and Gay Identity in Special Period Cuba

    By Moshe Morad

    The ‘Special Period’ in Cuba was an extended era of economic depression starting in the early 1990s, characterized by the collapse of revolutionary values and social norms, and a way of life conducted by improvised solutions for survival, including hustling and sex-work. During this time there…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Music on the Frontline

    Nicolas Nabokov’s Struggle Against Communism and Middlebrow Culture

    By Ian Wellens

    The story of Nicolas Nabokov's involvement with the CIA-funded Congress for Cultural Freedom (CCF) is a story of the politics and sociology of culture; how music was used for political ends and how intellectual groups formed and functioned during the Cold War. The seemingly independent CCF,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the Dramatic Works of Giacomo Meyerbeer: Operas, Ballets, Cantatas, Plays

    By Robert Ignatius Letellier

    Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864) was a great musical dramatist in his own right. The fame of his operas rests on his radical treatment of form, his development of scenic complexes and greater plasticity of structure and melody, his dynamic use of the orchestra, and close attention to all aspects of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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