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  • Popular Music Preservation in Community Archives, Museums, and Halls of Fame

    A DIY Approach to Heritage

    By Sarah Baker

    This book examines do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches to the collection, preservation, and display of popular music heritage being undertaken by volunteers in community archives, museums, and halls of fame globally. DIY institutions of popular music heritage are much more than "unofficial" versions of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Burma, Kipling, and Western Music

    The Riff from Mandalay

    By Andrew Selth

    For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how Western perceptions of Burma were influenced by the popular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Worship Wars, Music and Identity

    The Case of the Canadian Mennonites

    By Jonathan Dueck

    The Worship Wars and the People of Peace 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 lives of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Early English Viols: Instruments, Makers and Music

    By Michael Fleming, John Bryan

    Musical repertory of great importance and quality was performed on viols in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. This is reported by Thomas Mace (1676) who says that ’Your Best Provision’ for playing such music is a chest of old English viols, and he names five early English viol…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Issues in African American Music

    Power, Gender, Race, Representation

    Edited by Portia K. Maultsby, Mellonee Burnim

    Issues in African American Music: Power, Gender, Race, Representation is a collection of twenty-one essays by leading scholars, surveying vital themes in the history of African American music. Bringing together the viewpoints of ethnomusicologists, historians, and performers, these essays cover…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Listening in Action

    Teaching Music in the Digital Age

    By Rebecca M Rinsema

    In an age when students come to class with more varied music listening preferences and experiences than ever before, music educators often find themselves at a loss for how to connect with their students. This book provides the beginnings of a solution to this problem by characterizing students'…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives

    By Mark Porter

    Whilst Contemporary Worship Music arose out of a desire to relate the music of the church to the music of everyday life, this function can quickly be called into question by the diversity of musical lives present in contemporary society. Mark Porter examines the relationship between individuals’…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • New Jazz Conceptions

    History, Theory, Practice

    Edited by Roger Fagge, Nicolas Pillai

    This volume builds on recent studies by considering the production, reception, adaptation, and survival of jazz. It captures the vibrancy of British-based jazz studies in the early 21st century, highlighting the developing methodologies and growing interdisciplinary nature of the field. In…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Jews and Jazz

    Improvising Ethnicity

    By Charles B Hersch

    Jews and Jazz: Improvising Jewish Identity explores the meaning of Jewish involvement in the world of American jazz. It focuses on the ways prominent jazz musicians like Stan Getz, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Michael Brecker, and Red Rodney have engaged with jazz in order…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Catherine Richardson, Tara Hamling, David Gaimster

    The Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe marks the arrival of early modern material culture studies as a vibrant, fully-established field of multi-disciplinary research. The volume provides a rounded, accessible collection of work on the nature and significance of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    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 – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • 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 – 2016-07-10
    Routledge

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