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  • Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy

    A Philosophy/Autoethnography of Music Education on Soil

    By Daniel J. Shevock

    Eco-Literate Music Pedagogy considers eco-literate music pedagogy theoretically and autoethnographically. The possibility of musicking to cultivate ecological literacy rests on the principle that music contributes uniquely to human ecological thinking -- it is eco-literate music pedagogy that is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge Focus in Music Education

  • Davies and Penhall's Sunny Afternoon

    By John Fleming

    ‘They make the Rolling Stones look like US Marines’ – police officer When ‘You Really Got Me’ exploded on Swinging London in 1964, the Kinks forever changed the course of rock ’n’ roll. Ray Davies and Joe Penhall’s Olivier Award- winning Sunny Afternoon (2014) covers the band’s formative years of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    The Fourth Wall

  • Hip Hop Versus Rap

    The Politics of Droppin' Knowledge

    By Patrick Turner

    "What is the real hip hop?" "To whom does hip hop belong?" "For what constructive purposes can hip hop be put to use?"   These are three key questions posed by hip hop activists in Hip Hop Versus Rap, which explores the politics of cultural authenticity, ownership and uplift in London’s post hip…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Jazz Theory

    From Basic to Advanced Study, 2nd Edition

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study, Second Edition is a comprehensive textbook for those with no previous study in jazz, as well as those in advanced theory courses. Written with the goal to bridge theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation from music fundamentals to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 

  • Music Video After MTV

    Audiovisual Studies, New Media, and Popular Music

    By Mathias Bonde Korsgaard

    Since the 1980s, music videos have been everywhere, and today almost all of the most-viewed clips on YouTube are music videos. However, in academia, music videos do not currently share this popularity. Music Video After MTV gives music video its due academic credit by exploring the changing…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Congregational Music, Conflict and Community

    By Jonathan Dueck

    Congregational Music, Conflict and Community 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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • The Art Songs of Louise Talma

    By Kendra Leonard

    The Art Songs of Louise Talma presents some of Talma’s finest compositions and those most frequently performed during her life. It includes pieces appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced singers and collaborative pianists. The songs include text settings of American, English, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

  • Independent Music and Digital Technology in the Philippines

    By Monika E. Schoop

    Since the turn of the century, the impact of digital technologies on the promotion, production and distribution of music in the Philippines has both enabled and necessitated an increase in independent musical practices. In the first in-depth investigation into the independent music scene in the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Popular Music Theory and Analysis

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Thomas Robinson

    Popular Music Theory and Analysis: A Research and Information Guide uncovers the wealth of scholarly works dealing with the theory and analysis of popular music. This annotated bibliography is an exhaustive catalog of music-theoretical and musicological works that is searchable by subject…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Singing Death

    Reflections on Music and Mortality

    Edited by Helen Dell, Helen M. Hickey

    Death is an unanswerable question for humanity, the question that always remains unanswered because it lies beyond human experience. Music represents one of the most profound ways in which humanity struggles, nevertheless, to accommodate death within the scope of the living by giving a voice to…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 

  • Global Metal Music and Culture

    Current Directions in Metal Studies

    Edited by Andy R. Brown, Karl Spracklen, Keith Kahn-Harris, Niall Scott

    This book defines the key ideas, scholarly debates, and research activities that have contributed to the formation of the international and interdisciplinary field of Metal Studies. Drawing on insights from a wide range of disciplines including popular music, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Ritual and Music of North China

    Volume 2: Shaanbei

    By Stephen Jones

    This second volume of Stephen Jones' work on ritual and musical life in north China, again with an accompanying DVD, gives an impression of music-making in daily life in the poor mountainous region of Shaanbei, northwest China. It conveys some of the diverse musical activities there around 2000,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09 
    SOAS Musicology Series

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