Western Music Styles (Early & Classical) Products

  • Music and Language in Modernist Literature

    Musical Modernism

    By Katherine O'Callaghan

    This volume explores the role of music as a source of inspiration and provocation for modernist writers. In its consideration of modernist literature within a broad political, postcolonial, and internationalist context, this book is an important intervention in the growing field of Words and Music…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story

    By Nigel Simeone

    One of the Broadway musicals that can genuinely claim to have transformed the genre, West Side Story has been featured in many books on Broadway, but it has yet to be the focus of a scholarly monograph. Nigel Simeone begins by exploring the long process of creating West Side Story, including a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • French Baroque Opera: A Reader

    Revised Edition

    By Caroline Wood, Graham Sadler

    From the outset, French opera generated an enormous diversity of literature, familiarity with which greatly enhances our understanding of this unique art form. Yet relatively little of that literature is available in English, despite an upsurge of interest in the Lully-Rameau period during the past…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • Robert Armin and Shakespeare's Performed Songs

    By Catherine A. Henze

    After Robert Armin joined the Chamberlain's Men, singing in Shakespeare's dramas catapulted from 1.25 songs and 9.95 lines of singing per play to 3.44 songs and 29.75 lines of singing, a virtually unnoticed phenomenon. In addition, many of the songs became seemingly improvisatory—similar to Armin's…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

  • A Musicology for Landscape

    By David Nicholas Buck

    Drawing conceptually and directly on music notation, this book investigates landscape architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the rich history of notating time in music provides a critical model for this under-researched and under-theorised aspect of landscape architecture, while also…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Early Romances by Brat, Berlioz, Duchambge, Grisar, Monpou, Morel, Panseron, and Romagnesi; Selected Songs of Louis Niedermeyer and Ernest Reyer

    Selected Songs of Louis Niedermeyer & Ernest Reyer

    Edited by David Tunley

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Critica Musica

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brainard

    By J. Knowles

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Musicology

  • Mozart's Piano Concertos

    By John Irving

    Mozart's piano concertos stand alongside his operas and symphonies as his most frequently performed and best loved music. They have attracted the attention of generations of musicologists who have explored their manifold meanings from a variety of viewpoints. In this study, John Irving brings…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Hans Christian Andersen and Music

    The Nightingale Revealed

    By Anna Harwell Celenza

    Hans Christian Andersen was the most prominent Danish author of the nineteenth century. Now known primarily for his fairy tales, during his lifetime he was equally famous for his novels, travelogues, poetry, and stage works, and it was through these genres that he most often reflected on the world…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Music of Tomás Luis de Victoria

    By Eugene Casjen Cramer

    Representing nearly thirty years of research by one of the leading scholars in the field, this series of in-depth studies examines selected aspects of the music of the great Spanish composer in the late Renaissance, Tomás Luis de Victoria. Presenting new insights into both the musical style and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

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