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  • Music and Irish Identity

    Celtic Tiger Blues

    By Gerry Smyth

    Music and Irish Identity represents the latest stage in a life-long project for Gerry Smyth, focusing here on the ways in which music engages with particular aspects of Irish identity. The nature of popular music and the Irish identity it supposedly articulates have both undergone profound change:…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Popular Music Preservation in Community Archives, Museums, and Halls of Fame

    A DIY Approach to Heritage

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums, and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than "unofficial" versions of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Burma, Kipling, and Western Music

    The Riff from Mandalay

    By Andrew Selth

    For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how Western perceptions of Burma were influenced by the popular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Worship Wars, Music and Identity

    The Case of the Canadian Mennonites

    By Jonathan Dueck

    The Worship Wars and the People of Peace is the first study of the music of the contemporary "worship wars"-conflicts over church music that continue to animate and divide Protestants today-to be based on long-term in-person observation and interviews. It tells the story of the musical lives of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Early English Viols: Instruments, Makers and Music

    By Michael Fleming, John Bryan

    Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. This is reported by Thomas Mace (1676) who says that ’Your Best Provision’ for playing such music is a chest of old English viols, and he names five early English viol…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Music and Material Culture

  • Issues in African American Music

    Power, Gender, Race, Representation

    Edited by Portia K. Maultsby, Mellonee Burnim

    Issues in African American Music: Power, Gender, Race, Representation is a collection of twenty-one essays by leading scholars, surveying vital themes in the history of African American music. Bringing together the viewpoints of ethnomusicologists, historians, and performers, these essays cover…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 

  • Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives

    By Mark Porter

    Whilst Contemporary Worship Music arose out of a desire to relate the music of the church to the music of everyday life, this function can quickly be called into question by the diversity of musical lives present in contemporary society. Mark Porter examines the relationship between individuals’…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Listening in Action

    Teaching Music in the Digital Age

    By Rebecca M Rinsema

    In an age when students come to class with more varied music listening preferences and experiences than ever before, music educators often find themselves at a loss for how to connect with their students. This book provides the beginnings of a solution to this problem by characterizing students'…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • New Jazz Conceptions

    History, Theory, Practice

    Edited by Roger Fagge, Nicolas Pillai

    This volume builds on recent studies by considering the production, reception, adaptation, and survival of jazz. It captures the vibrancy of British-based jazz studies in the early 21st century, highlighting the developing methodologies and growing interdisciplinary nature of the field. In…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and American Folk Outlaw Performance

    By Damian Carpenter

    With its appeal predicated upon what civilized society rejects, there has always been something hidden in plain sight when it comes to the outlaw figure as cultural myth. Damian Carpenter traverses the unsettled outlaw territory that is simultaneously a part of and apart from settled American…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • Jews and Jazz

    Improvising Ethnicity

    By Charles B Hersch

    Jews and Jazz: Improvising Jewish Identity explores the meaning of Jewish involvement in the world of American jazz. It focuses on the ways prominent jazz musicians like Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, and Red Rodney have engaged with jazz in order…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

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