20th Century Music Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • The Art Songs of Louise Talma

    By Kendra 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 – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    CMS Sourcebooks in American Music

  • Michael Tippett’s Fifth String Quartet

    A Study in Vision and Revision

    By Thomas Schuttenhelm

    Thomas Schuttenhelm provides a detailed account of the events leading up to and throughout the compositional process associated with Michael Tippett’s Fifth String Quartet and a comprehensive analysis of the entire quartet. The commentary discusses this work in the context of Tippett’s…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Music and Copyright: The Case of Delius and His Publishers

    By Robert Montgomery, Robert Threlfall

    Delius was born in 1862, twenty-four years before the signing in 1886 of the Berne Convention, the international convention for the protection of literary and artistic works of which Great Britain was a founder member. During Delius's lifetime came the birth of the record industry, the development…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Ballets of Maurice Ravel

    Creation and Interpretation

    By Deborah Mawer

    Maurice Ravel, as composer and scenario writer, collaborated with some of the greatest ballet directors, choreographers, designers and dancers of his time, including Diaghilev, Ida Rubinstein, Benois and Nijinsky. In this book, the first study dedicated to Ravel's ballets, Deborah Mawer explores…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • While Spring and Summer Sang: Thomas Beecham and the Music of Frederick Delius

    By Lyndon Jenkins

    Sir Thomas Beecham is often described as having 'championed' the music of Frederick Delius, and this is no exaggeration. From the moment he heard Delius's music as a young man, Beecham was captivated by its strange, romantic beauty, and its hold on him remained firm. During the next 50 years, he…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Jean Cras, Polymath of Music and Letters

    By Paul-André Bempéchat

    Jean Cras (1879-1932) was a remarkable man by anyone's measure. Twice a decorated hero of the Great War, this Rear-Admiral of the French navy, scientist, inventor and moral philosopher, was also a highly esteemed composer during his lifetime, enjoying the same stature and celebrity as Fauré,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Anton Webern

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Darin Hoskisson

    Anton Webern: A Research and Information Guide offers carefully selected and annotated sources regarding Webern from 1975 to present day, including sources on Webern’s life, his music, and the interpretation and reception of his music. Along with this comprehensive annotated listing of print and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Tradition and Style in the Works of Darius Milhaud 1912-1939

    By Barbara L. Kelly

    Described by Maurice Ravel as one of the most considerable talents in French music of his generation, Darius Milhaud remains a largely neglected composer. This book reappraises his contribution, focusing on the emergence of the composer's style until his Jewish background forced his exile to the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Max Reger and Karl Straube

    Perspectives on an Organ Performing Tradition

    By Christopher Anderson

    Max Reger (1873-1916) is perhaps best-known for his organ music. This quickly assumed a prominent place in the repertory of German organists due in large measure to the efforts of Reger’s contemporary Karl Straube (1873-1950). The personal and collegial relationship between the composer and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

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