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  • The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Catherine Richardson, David Gaimster, Tara Hamling

    Material culture research has become an increasingly important aspect of the study of early modern societies. Always the foundation of museum practice and the subject of enquiry for archaeologists and social anthropologists, it has more recently become a key feature of scholarship across a wide…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Jazz and Totalitarianism

    Edited by Bruce Johnson

    Jazz and Totalitarianism examines jazz in a range of regimes that in significant ways may be described as totalitarian, historically covering the period from the Franco regime in Spain beginning in the 1930s to present day Iran and China. The book presents an overview of the two central terms and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Coherence in New Music: Experience, Aesthetics, Analysis

    By Mark Hutchinson

    What does it mean to talk about musical coherence at the end of a century characterised by fragmentation and discontinuity? How can the diverse influences which stand behind the works of many late twentieth-century composers be reconciled with the singular immediacy of the experiences that they can…

    Hardback – 2016-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Musicians and their Audiences

    By Ioannis Tsioulakis, Elina Hytönen-Ng

    How do musicians play and talk to audiences? Why do audiences listen and what happens when they talk back? How do new (and old) technologies affect this interplay? This book presents a long overdue examination of the turbulent relationship between musicians and audiences. Key contributions of this…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Voicing Girlhood in Popular Music

    Performance, Authority, Authenticity

    Edited by Jacqueline Warwick, Allison Adrian

    This interdisciplinary volume explores the girl’s voice and the construction of girlhood in contemporary popular music, visiting girls as musicians, activists, and performers through topics that range from female vocal development during adolescence to girls’ online media culture. While girls’…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300–1918

    Edited by Kirsten Gibson, Ian Biddle

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 presents a range of historical case studies on the sounding worlds of the European past. The chapters in this volume explore ways of thinking about sound historically, and seek to understand how people have understood and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge

  • The Tangible in Music

    The Tactile Learning of a Musical Instrument

    By Marko Aho

    In the age of digital music it seems striking that so many of us still want to produce music concretely with our bodies, through the movement of our limbs, lungs and fingers, in contact with those materials and objects which are capable of producing sounds. The huge sales figures of musical…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Music Commodities, Markets, and Values

    Music as Merchandise

    By Jayson Beaster-Jones

    This book examines music stores as sites of cultural production in contemporary India. Analyzing social practices of selling music in a variety of retail contexts, it focuses upon the economic and social values that are produced and circulated by music retailers in the marketplace. Based upon…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    Routledge

  • Music and Mourning

    Edited by Jane W. Davidson, Sandra Garrido

    While grief is suffered in all cultures, it is expressed differently all over the world in accordance with local customs and beliefs. Music has been associated with the healing of grief for many centuries, with Homer prescribing music as an antidote to sorrow as early as the 7th Century BC. The…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18
    Routledge
    Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives

  • Communities of Musical Practice

    By Ailbhe Kenny

    Every day people come together to make music. Whether amateur or professional, young or old, jazz enthusiasts or rock stars, what is common to all of these musical groups is the potential to create communities of musical practice (CoMP). Such communities are created through practices: ways of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Everyday Music Listening

    Absorption, Dissociation and Trancing

    By Ruth Herbert

    In what ways does listening to music shape everyday perception? Is music particularly effective in promoting shifts in consciousness? Is there any difference perceptually between contemplating one's surroundings and experiencing a work of art? Everyday Music Listening is the first book to focus in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30
    Routledge

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