Western Music Styles (Early & Classical) Products

  • Schenkerian Analysis

    Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form, 2nd Edition

    By David Beach

    Schenkerian Analysis: Perspectives on Phrase Rhythm, Motive, and Form, Second Edition is a textbook directed at all those—whether beginners or more advanced students—interested in gaining understanding of and facility at applying Schenker’s ideas on musical structure. It begins with an overview of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 

  • The Music of Juan de Anchieta

    1st Edition

    By Tess Knighton, Kenneth Kreitner

    Juan de Anchieta served the Spanish royal family for 30 years, from his appointment in 1489 as a singer for Queen Isabella, until he was pensioned off by her grandson, the Emperor Charles V, in 1519. During these years Anchieta produced a body of works that - along with his contemporary Francisco…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 

  • Status Quo: Mighty Innovators of 70s Rock

    1st Edition

    By Andrew L. Cope

    Status Quo were one of the most successful, influential and innovative bands of the 1970s. During the first half of the decade they wrote, recorded and performed a stream of inventive and highly complex rock compositions, developed 12 bar forms and techniques in new and fascinating ways, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall is a collection of fifteen essays dealing with ‘iconic’ film composers who, perhaps to the surprise of many fans of film music, nevertheless maintained lifelong careers as composers for the concert hall. Featured composers include Erich Wolfgang…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

    1st Edition

    By Philip Pothen

    This title was first published in 2002. Challenging the accepted orthodoxy on Nietzsche's views on art, this book seeks both to challenge and to establish a new set of concerns as far as discourses on Nietzsche's thoughts on aesthetics are concerned, whilst at the same time using such insights to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education

    1st Edition

    By Sarah J. Bartolome

    World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education explores specific applications to choral music education in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as within community settings. The text provides clear and accessible information to help choral music educators select, rehearse, and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series

  • The Music of Gabriel Fauré

    Style, Structure, and the Art of Allusion, 1st Edition

    By James W. Sobaskie

    Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) was a master of widely acknowledged influence on the subsequent generation of composers that included Maurice Ravel and Les six. He studied under Louis Niedermeyer and Camille Saint-Saëns, and sought a distinctive style in his piano pieces and numerous songs. The…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 

  • Variations and Variation Technique in the Music of Chopin

    1st Edition

    By Zofia Chechlińska

    While Chopin composed only a few works in variation form, he employed variations and variation technique in the majority of his works. Multiple modified repetitions of musical units on different levels of a work are so typical of Chopin’s works that this may be considered one of the chief…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 

  • Bending the Rules of Music Theory

    Lessons from Great Composers, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Cutler

    For students learning the principles of music theory, it can often seem as though the tradition of tonal harmony is governed by immutable rules that define which chords, tones, and intervals can be used where. Yet even within the classical canon, there are innumerable examples of composers…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19 

  • A Chronicle of First Broadcast Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996

    Performances of Musical Works in the United Kingdom, 1923-1996, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Mitchell

    This title was first published in 2001. This work provides detailed information taken from the ’Programmes-as-Broadcast’ daily log of output held at the BBC Written Archives Centre in Caversham. Arranged in chronological order, entries are given for broadcasts of first performances of musical works…

    Hardback – 2019-02-17 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Theory and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Violin Performance

    An Examination of Style in Performance, 1850–1900, 1st Edition

    By David Milsom

    This title was first published in 2003. With most of western art music, it can be argued that music-making requires performers to interpret a composer's original, notated ideas. Often, an informed and perceptive reading of the score needs to be combined with the inspiration to convey the feelings…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge Revivals

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