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  • 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 exploring…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass

    By Peter Dowdall

    Technology and the Stylistic Evolution of the Jazz Bass traces the stylistic evolution of jazz from the bass player’s perspective. Historical works to date have tended to pursue a ‘top down’ reading, one that emphasizes the influence of the treble instruments on the melodic and harmonic trajectory…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Black Popular Music in Britain Since 1945

    By Jon Stratton, Nabeel Zuberi

    Black Popular Music in Britain Since 1945 provides the first broad scholarly discussion of this music since 1990. The book critically examines key moments in the history of black British popular music from 1940s jazz to 1970s soul and reggae, 1990s Jungle and the sounds of Dubstep and Grime that…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Musical Pathways in Recovery

    Community Music Therapy and Mental Wellbeing

    By Gary Ansdell, Tia DeNora

    "Music triggered a healing process from within me. I started singing for the joy of singing myself and it helped me carry my recovery beyond the state I was in before I fell ill nine years ago to a level of well-being that I haven't had perhaps for thirty years." This book explores the experiences…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives

  • Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Kotarba

    Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Culture courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Streaming Music

    Practices, Media, Cultures

    By Sofia Johansson, Ann Werner, Patrik Åker, Greg Goldenzwaig

    Streaming Music examines how the Internet has become integrated in contemporary music use, by focusing on streaming as a practice and a technology for music consumption. The backdrop to this enquiry is the digitization of society and culture, where the music industry has undergone profound…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Popular World Music

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Shahriari

    Popular World Music, Second Edition introduces students to popular music genres and artists from around the world. Andrew Shahriari discusses international music styles familiar to most students—Reggae, Salsa, K-Pop, and more—with a comprehensive listening-oriented introduction to mainstream…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music

    By Greg McCandless, Daniel McIntyre

    In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today’s music…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Miles Davis

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    This research and information guide provides a wide range of scholarship on the life, career, and musical legacy of Miles Davis, and is compiled for an interdisciplinary audience of scholars in jazz and popular music, musicology, and cultural studies. It serves as an excellent tool for librarians,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy

    By Daniel J. Shevock

    Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy: A Philosophy/Autoethnography of Music Education on Soil examines the capacity of musiciking to cultivate ecological literacy, approaching eco-literate music pedagogy through philosophical and autoethnographical lenses. Building on the principle that music contributes…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Music Education Series

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters consider primarily work Springsteen has released…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

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