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  • Rock: The Primary Text

    Developing a Musicology of Rock, 3rd Edition

    By Allan F Moore, Remy Martin

    This thoroughly revised third edition of Allan Moore's ground-breaking book, now co-authored with Remy Martin, incorporates new material on rock music theory, style change and the hermeneutic method developed in Moore’s Song Means (2012). An even larger array of musicians is now discussed, bringing…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr

    By Deborah Kauffman

    The history of music at the Maison royale de Saint-Louis at Saint-Cyr — the famous convent school founded by Madame de Maintenon and established by Louis XIV in 1686 as a royal foundation — is both rich and intriguing; its large repertory of music was composed expressly for young female voices by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Music Festivals in the UK

    Beyond the Carnivalesque

    By Chris Anderton

    The outdoor music festival market has developed and commercialised significantly since the mid-1990s, and is now a mainstream part of the British summertime leisure experience. The overall number of outdoor music festivals staged in the UK doubled between 2005 and 2011 to reach a peak of over 500…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis

    Expanding Approaches

    Edited by Ciro Scotto, Kenneth M. Smith, John Brackett

    The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches attempts to widen the scope of analytical approaches for popular music by incorporating methods developed for analyzing contemporary art music. Based on the premise that popular and classical music is structured within the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    The concept of DIY ‘do-it-yourself’ cultural production gained critical momentum during the late 1970s with the emergence of punk. This proved to be a catalyst for the creation of a broader DIY aesthetic that has underpinned a succession of punk and post-punk music styles since the late 1970s.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Made in Greece

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Dafni Tragaki

    Made in Greece: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Greek popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Greece, first presenting a general description…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Made in Korea

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Hyunjoon Shin, Seung-Ah Lee

    Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Korean popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Korea, first presenting a general…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Made in Latin America

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Julio Mendívil, Christian Spencer Espinosa

    Made in Latin America serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Latin American popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Latin American music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Popular Viennese Electronic Music, 1990-2015

    A Cultural History

    By Ewa Mazierska

    Mazierska presents a cultural history of popular Viennese electronic music from 1990 to 2015, from the perspectives of production, scene and national and international reception. To illustrate this history in depth, a number of case studies of the most successful and distinguished musicians are…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Listening to Rap

    An Introduction

    By Michael Berry

    Over the past four decades, rap and hip hop culture has taken a central place in popular music both in the United States and around the world. Listening to Rap: An Introduction enables students to understand the historical context, cultural impact, and unique musical characteristics of this…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music

    America Changed Through Music

    Edited by Ross Hair, Thomas Ruys Smith

    Released in 1952, the Anthology of American Folk Music was the singular vision of the enigmatic artist, musicologist, and collector Harry Smith (1923–1991). A collection of eighty-four commercial recordings of American vernacular and folk music originally issued between 1927 and 1932, the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge

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