20th Century Music Products

  • 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

  • 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 

  • 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

  • Music and War in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Kraaz

    Music and War in the United States introduces students to the long and varied history of music's role in war. Spanning the history of wars involving the United States from the American Revolution to the Iraq war, with contributions from both senior and emerging scholars, this edited volume brings…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    1st Edition

    By Beata Boleslawska

    1956 was a year of transition in Poland, and an important year for Polish music. This year saw the beginning of a political thaw - sometimes called the Polish October - in communist Poland. It was also the year of the establishment of the ’Warsaw Autumn’ International Festival of Contemporary Music…

    Hardback – 2018-12-28 

  • Art, Cybernetics and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse, 1st Edition

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Investigating Musical Performance

    Theoretical Models and Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gianmario Borio, Giovanni Giuriati, Alessandro Cecchi, Marco Lutzu

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Hans Keller 1919 - 1985

    A musician in dialogue with his times, 1st Edition

    By Alison Garnham, Susi Woodhouse

    Hans Keller 1919–1985: A Musician in Dialogue with His Times is the first full biography of Hans Keller and the first appearance in print of many of his letters. Eight substantial chapters, integrating original documents with their historical context, show the development of Keller’s ideas in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29 

  • Music Education in an Age of Virtuality and Post-Truth

    1st Edition

    By Paul Woodford

    This is a deliberately provocative book crossing many disciplinary boundaries and locating music and art education within a context of contemporary social and political problems in a time of growing disruption and authoritarianism. Intended firstly for music teacher educators, practicing music…

    Paperback – 2018-11-19 

  • André Jolivet: Music, Art and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Rae

    This first book in English on the French composer André Jolivet (1905–1974) investigates his music, life and influence. A pupil of Varèse and colleague of Messiaen in La Jeune France, Jolivet is a major figure in French music of the twentieth century. His music combines innovative language with…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Music and Literature

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