Gender and Sexuality in Popular Music Products

  • Bruce Springsteen and Popular Music

    Rhetoric, Social Consciousness, and Contemporary Culture

    Edited by William I. Wolff

    This interdisciplinary volume enters the scholarly conversation about Bruce Springsteen at the moment when he has reinforced his status of global superstar and achieved the status of social critic. Covering musical and cultural developments, chapters consider primarily work Springsteen has released…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The Art Songs of Louise Talma

    By Kendra Preston 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 – 2017-05-18 
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender

    Edited by Stan Hawkins

    Why is gender inseparable from pop songs? What can gender representations in musical performances mean? Why are there strong links between gender, sexuality and popular music? The sound of the voice, the mix, the arrangement, the lyrics and images, all link our impressions of gender to music.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16

  • Musical Voices of Early Modern Women

    Many-Headed Melodies

    Edited by Thomasin LaMay

    Recent scholarship has offered a veritable landslide of studies about early modern women, illuminating them as writers, thinkers, midwives, mothers, in convents, at home, and as rulers. Musical Voices of Early Modern Women adds to the mix of early modern studies a volume that correlates women's…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977

    The Story of Music Hall in Rock

    By Barry J. Faulk

    British Rock Modernism, 1967-1977 explains how the definitive British rock performers of this epoch aimed, not at the youthful rebellion for which they are legendary, but at a highly self-conscious project of commenting on the business in which they were engaged. They did so by ironically…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • David Bowie

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane, Martin Power

    David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Fiesta de diez pesos: Music and Gay Identity in Special Period Cuba

    By Moshe Morad

    The ‘Special Period’ in Cuba was an extended era of economic depression starting in the early 1990s, characterized by the collapse of revolutionary values and social norms, and a way of life conducted by improvised solutions for survival, including hustling and sex-work. During this time there…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • A Woman’s Voice in Baroque Music: Mariane von Ziegler and J.S. Bach

    By Mark A. Peters

    At the end of his second year in Leipzig, J.S. Bach composed nine sacred cantatas to texts by Leipzig poet Mariane von Ziegler (1695-1760). Despite the fact that these cantatas are Bach's only compositions to texts by a female poet, the works have been largely ignored in the Bach literature.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England

    Social Harmony in Literature and Performance

    By Leslie Ritchie

    Combining new musicology trends, formal musical analysis, and literary feminist recovery work, Leslie Ritchie examines rare poetic, didactic, fictional, and musical texts written by women in late eighteenth-century Britain. She finds instances of and resistance to contemporary perceptions of music…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Guilhermina Suggia: Cellist

    By Anita Mercier

    Born in 1885 in Porto, Portugal, to a middle-class musical family, Guilhermina Suggia began playing cello at the age of five. A child prodigy, she was already a seasoned performer when she won a scholarship to study with Julius Klengel in Leipzig at the age of sixteen. Suggia lived in Paris with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

  • Beyond Jerusalem: Music in the Women's Institute, 1919–1969

    By Lorna Gibson

    Music in the Women's Institute has become stereotyped by the ritualistic singing of Jerusalem at monthly meetings. Indeed, Jerusalem has had an important role within the organization, and provides a valuable means within which to assess the organization's relationship with women's suffrage and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23

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