20th Century Music Products

  • Olivier Messiaen

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Vincent Benitez

    Olivier Messiaen: A Research and Information Guide, Second Edition presents researchers with the most significant and helpful resources on Olivier Messiaen, one of the twentieth century's greatest composers. With multiple indices, this annotated bibliography will serve as an excellent tool for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • National Identity in Contemporary Australian Opera

    Myths Reconsidered

    By Michael Halliwell

    Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire, and it is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Nietzsche and the Fate of Art

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-05-18
    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

  • The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith

    Politics and the Ideology of the Artist

    By Claire Taylor-Jay

    This is the first book-length study of the genre of 'artist-opera', in which the work's central character is an artist who is uncomfortable with his place in the world. It investigates how three such operas (Pfitzner's Palestrina (1915), Krenek's Jonny spielt auf (1926) and Hindemith's Mathis der…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-19
    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 – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • 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

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