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  • The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Sternfeld, Elizabeth L. Wollman

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

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Companions

  • Pop Music Production

    Manufactured Pop and BoyBands of the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Phil Harding

    Edited by Mike Collins

    Pop Music Production delves into academic depths around the culture, the business, the songwriting and most importantly the pop music production process. Phil Harding balances autobiographical discussion of events and relationships with academic analysis to offer poignant points on the value of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Music Production

  • Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Doctor, Sophie Fuller

    At this book's core is a critical edition of letters exchanged over 50 years between Anglo-Irish composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) and the Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). These two innovative and talented women are highly regarded for their music, their professional activities and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Music in the Role-Playing Game

    Heroes & Harmonies, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Gibbons, Steven Reale

    Music in the Role-Playing Game: Heroes & Harmonies offers the first scholarly approach focusing on music in the broad class of video games known as role-playing games, or RPGs. Known for their narrative sophistiation and long playtimes, RPGs have long been celebrated by players for the quality…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

  • Music, Life and Changing Times: Letters Between Composers Elizabeth Maconchy and Grace Williams, 1927-1977

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Doctor, Sophie Fuller

    At this book's core is a critical edition of letters exchanged over 50 years between Anglo-Irish composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994) and the Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). These two innovative and talented women are highly regarded for their music, their professional activities and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Record Production

    Creative Practice in the Studio, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Katia Isakoff, Serge Lacasse, Sophie Stévance

    The playback of recordings is the primary means of experiencing music in contemporary society, and in recent years 'classical' musicologists and popular music theorists have begun to examine the ways in which the production of recordings affects not just the sound of the final product but also…

    Paperback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner

        Ageing and Contemporary Female Musicians focuses on ageing within contemporary popular music. It argues that context, genres, memoirs, racial politics and place all contribute to how women are 'aged'  in popular music.   Framing contemporary female musicians as canonical grandmothers, Rude…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • Aging and Popular Music in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Abigail Gardner, Ros Jennings

    Opening up the dialogue between popular music studies and aging studies, this book offers a major exploration of age and popular music across Europe. Using a variety of methods to illustrate how age within popular music is contingent and compelling, the volume explores how it provokes curation and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Analog Synthesizers: Understanding, Performing, Buying

    From the Legacy of Moog to Software Synthesis, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Jenkins

    Making its first huge impact in the 1960’s through the inventions of Bob Moog, the analog synthesizer sound, riding a wave of later developments in digital and software synthesis, has now become more popular than ever. Analog Synthesizers charts the technology, instruments, designers and musicians…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Women in the Studio

    Creativity, Control and Gender in Popular Music Sound Production, 1st Edition

    By Paula Wolfe

    The field of popular music production is overwhelmingly male dominated. Here, Paula Wolfe discusses gendered notions of creativity and examines the significant under-representation of women in studio production. Wolfe brings an invaluable perspective as both a working artist-producer and as a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Music Education for Social Change

    Constructing an Activist Music Education, 1st Edition

    By Juliet Hess

    Music Education for Social Change: Constructing an Activist Music Education develops an activist music education rooted in principles of social justice and anti-oppression. Based on the interviews of 20 activist-musicians across the United States and Canada, the book explores the common themes…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Lemonade Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kinitra D. Brooks, Kameelah L. Martin

    The Lemonade Reader is in interdisciplinary collection that explores the nuances of Beyoncé’s 2016 visual album, Lemonade. Essays and editorials present fresh, cutting-edge scholarship fuelled by contemporary thoughts on film, material culture, religion, and black feminism. Envisioned as an…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge

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