Cultural Study of Popular Music Products

  • Musicians' Migratory Patterns in Time and Space

    The Adriatic Coasts

    Edited by Franco Sciannameo

    Musicians’ Migratory Patterns in Time and Space: The Adriatic Coasts contains essays dedicated to the movement of musicians along and across the coasts of the Adriatic Sea. In the course of this book, the musicians become narrators of their own stories seen through the lenses of wanderlust,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    CMS Cultural Expressions in Music

  • 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 – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Research in Music

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • 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
    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
    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
    Routledge Library Editions: Popular Music

  • Jazz & Blues

    By Graham Vulliamy

    This book, first published in 1982, shows that jazz and blues are music forms that are about individualism, experiment, expression and feeling. From their origin in the work songs and spirituals of America’s southern slaves, through to their adaptation to the urban adaptation to the urban…

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

  • Rock 'n' Roll

    By Dave Rogers

    When rock ‘n’ roll began its ascendancy in the 1950s the older generation saw it as dangerous, renegade, threatening the moral stability of a nation. Young people saw it as freedom, and most importantly, as their music. The teenage revolution was here, This book, first published in 1982, traces the…

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

  • Rocking Around the Clock

    Music Television, Postmodernism, and Consumer Culture

    By E. Ann Kaplan

    The first non-stop rock video channel was launched in the US in 1981. As a unique popular culture form, MTV warrants attention, and in this, the first study of the medium, originally published in 1987, Ann Kaplan examines the cultural context of MTV and its relationship to the history of rock music…

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

  • Tin Pan Alley

    By John Shepherd

    In Tin Pan Alley we see the beginnings of the pop world as we now know it: commercial, constantly capturing, exploiting or even occasionally creating a public mood. The Alleymen were workers as much as artists. This book, first published in 1982, explores how the change occurred, the ways in…

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

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