20th Century Music Products

  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber

    By Gabrielle Kaufman

    Barcelonian Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) was one of the greatest cello virtuosi of the twentieth century and a notable composer and arranger, leaving a vast and heterogeneous legacy. In this book, Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Music of the Soviet Era: 1917–1991

    2nd Edition

    By Levon Hakobian

    This volume is a comprehensive and detailed survey of music and musical life of the entire Soviet era, from 1917 to 1991, which takes into account the extensive body of scholarly literature in Russian and other major European languages. In this considerably updated and revised edition of his 1998…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture

  • Carlos Chvez

    A Guide to Research

    By Robert L. Parker

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • 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 – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Karlheinz Stockhausen

    Zeitmaße

    By Jerome Kohl

    Zeitmaße is one of a group of four acknowledged masterpieces composed between 1955 and 1957 that together established Karlheinz Stockhausen as the leading figure in the European avant-garde. Of the four works, it is the only one that has not been thoroughly analysed from the composer's sketches and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • French Music Since Berlioz

    By Richard Langham Smith, Caroline Potter

    French Music Since Berlioz explores key developments in French classical music during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This volume draws on the expertise of a range of French music scholars who provide their own perspectives on particular aspects of the subject. Déirdre Donnellon's…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Thomas Adès: Asyla

    By Edward Venn

    Thomas Adès (b. 1971) is an established international figure, both as composer and performer, with popular and critical acclaim and admiration from around the world. Edward Venn examines in depth one of Adès’s most significant works so far, his orchestral Asyla (1997). Its blend of virtuosic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Music after Hitler, 1945–1955

    By Toby Thacker

    The political control of music in the Third Reich has been analysed from several perspectives, and with ever increasing sophistication. However, music in Germany after 1945 has not received anything like the same treatment. Rather, there is an assumption that two separate musical cultures emerged…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Music of Hugh Wood

    By Edward Venn

    The Music of Hugh Wood provides the first ever in-depth study of this well-known, yet only briefly documented composer. Over the years, Wood (b. 1932) has produced a sizeable oeuvre that explores the established genres of symphony, concerto, and quartet on the one hand, and songs and choruses on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Literary Music

    Writing Music in Contemporary Fiction

    By Stephen Benson

    Music is commonly felt to offer a valued experience, yet to put that experience into words is no easy task. Rather than view verbal representations of music as somehow secondary to the music itself, Literary Music argues that it is in such representations that our understanding of music and its…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Irony, Satire, Parody and the Grotesque in the Music of Shostakovich

    A Theory of Musical Incongruities

    By Esti Sheinberg

    The music of Shostakovich has been at the centre of interest of both the general public and dedicated scholars throughout the last twenty years. Most of the relevant literature, however, is of a biographical nature. The focus of this book is musical irony. It offers new methodologies for the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Blixa Bargeld and Einstürzende Neubauten: German Experimental Music

    'Evading do-re-mi'

    By Jennifer Shryane

    At the end of his life, Pierre Schaeffer commented that his musical and sound experiments had attempted to go beyond 'do-re-mi'. This had a direct bearing on Einstürzende Neubauten's musical philosophy and work, with the musicians always striving to extend the boundaries of music in sound,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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