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  • The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical

    Edited by Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth Wollman

    The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary American Stage Musical is dedicated to the stage musical’s changing, evolving relationship to American culture in the very late 20th and early 21st centuries. In the past decade-and-a-half, international scholars from an ever-widening number of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking

    Edited by Suzel A. Reily, Katherine Brucher

    The Routledge Companion to the Study of Local Musicking provides a reference to HOW, cross-culturally, musicking constructs locality and how locality is constructed by the musicking that takes places within it – that is, how people engage ideas of community and place through music. The term "…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Companions

  • Musical Prodigies and Childhood Performance

    Child’s Play

    By Jacqueline Warwick

    This book examines the phenomenon of child musicians in Western culture, examining the stereotypes associated with child musicians, in terms both of musical repertoire and performance strategies, and also their function in our understandings of what childhood is. Histories of performance abound…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Made in Turkey

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Ali C. Gedik

    Made in Turkey: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of Turkish popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars of Turkish music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of popular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Musical Mobilities

    Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition Across Mexico and the United States

    By Alejandro Miranda Nieto

    How do musical practices move? Though technology increasingly plays a great part in establishing different degrees of spatial proximity, music making still seems to be tied to specific geographical locations, cultures or communities. The identity of musical traditions, in particular, is often…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • The Beatles in Japan

    By Carolyn Stevens

    Following their first tour to Japan in 1966, the Beatles would become an important part of Japan’s postwar cultural development and its deepening relationship with the West. By the 1960s Japan’s dramatic rise in prosperity and the self-confidence of the country’s ‘economic miracle’ period were…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • From the Minds of Jazz Musicians

    Conversations with the Creative and Inspired

    By David Schroeder

    From the Minds of Jazz Musicians: Conversations with the Creative and Inspired was a project to transcribe more than fifty taped interviews with jazz artists, conducted by the author between 2009 and 2012 in New York City. An historical essay on each artist provides context. The…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 

  • The Music Learning Profiles Project

    Let's Take This Outside

    By Radio Cremata, Joseph Michael Pignato, Bryan Powell, Gareth Dylan Smith

    The Music Learning Profiles Project: Let’s Take This Outside uses ethnographic techniques and modified case studies to profile musicians active in a wide range of musical contexts not typically found in traditional music education settings. The book illuminates diverse music learning practices in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge New Directions in Music Education Series

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Fan Cultures

    Edited by Linda Duits, Koos Zwaan, Stijn Reijnders

    Fans constitute a very special kind of audience. They have been marginalized, ridiculed and stigmatized, yet at the same time they seem to represent the vanguard of new relationships with and within the media. ’Participatory culture’ has become the new normative standard. Concepts derived from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10 

  • Cross-Overs

    Art Into Pop/Pop Into Art

    By John A. Walker

    This book, first published in 1987, was the first major survey of the links between the visual arts and pop music over the last thirty years. It brings to light the ideas, styles and people who have influenced both the look of pop and the shape of art. It examines how pop uses art movements like…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Art Into Pop

    By Simon Frith, Howard Horne

    This book, first published in 1987, tells the intriguing and culturally complex story of the art school influence on postwar British popular music. Following Romantic attitudes from life class to recording studio, it focuses on two key moments – the early 1960s, when art students like John Lennon…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Lost in Music

    Culture, Style and the Musical Event

    Edited by Avron Levine White

    This collection of essays, first published in 1987, provides a sociological treatment of many musical forms – rock, jazz, classical – with special emphasis on the perspective of the practising musician. Among the topics covered are the legal structures governing musical production and the question…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

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