20th Century Music Products

  • 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

  • Karlheinz Stockhausen: Zeitmaße

    By Jerome Kohl

    Zeitmaße is one of a group of four acknowledged masterpieces composed between 1955-57 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 for…

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

  • Schnittke Studies

    By Gavin Dixon

    Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998) was arguably the most important Russian composer since Shostakovich, and his music has generated a great deal of academic interest in the years since his death. Schnittke Studies provides a variety of perspectives on the composer and his music. The field is currently…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300–1918

    Edited by Kirsten Gibson, Ian Biddle

    Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918 presents a range of historical case studies on the sounding worlds of the European past. The chapters in this volume explore ways of thinking about sound historically, and seek to understand how people have understood and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Thomas Adès: Asyla

    By Edward Venn

    Thomas Adès (b. 1971) is an established international composer and performer, with both popular and critical acclaim. From being hailed as the ’next Benjamin Britten’ to his success as the youngest composer to feature at the Royal Opera House (with his second opera, The Tempest), Adès has continued…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Maurice Ravel

    A Guide to Research

    By Stephen Zank

    Maurice Ravel: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and theorist.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre

    A Style Guide for Singers

    By Nathan Hurwitz

    From the favorites of Tin Pan Alley to today’s international blockbusters, the stylistic range required of a musical theatre performer is expansive. Musical theatre roles require the ability to adapt to a panoply of characters and vocal styles. By breaking down these styles and exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Pierre Boulez and the Piano

    A Study in Style and Technique

    By Peter O'Hagan

    Pierre Boulez's first piano pieces date from his youth, prior to his studies in Paris with Messiaen, and his subsequent meteoric rise to international acclaim as the leader of the musical avant-garde during the 1950s. His most recent published work is a solo piano piece, Une page d’éphéméride,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The Music of Chou Wen-chung

    By Eric C. Lai

    Chou Wen-chung is one of the most influential musical figures of our time. His rich cultural background, his studies with Edgard Varèse, and his interest in the genuine rapport between Eastern and Western musical traditions have been the major influences on his career. Although he is active in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Melodramatic Voices: Understanding Music Drama

    Edited by Sarah Hibberd

    The genre of mélodrame à grand spectacle that emerged in the boulevard theatres of Paris in the 1790s - and which was quickly exported abroad - expressed the moral struggle between good and evil through a drama of heightened emotions. Physical gesture, mise en scène and music were as important in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music

    By Lesley A. Wright

    Edited by Scott McCarrey

    Perspectives on the Performance of French Piano Music offers a range of approaches central to the performance of French piano music of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors include scholars and active performers who see performance not as an independent activity but as a practice…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Messiaen Perspectives 2: Techniques, Influence and Reception

    By Robert Fallon

    Edited by Christopher Dingle

    Focusing on Messiaen’s relation to history - both his own and the history he engendered - the Messiaen Perspectives volumes convey the growing understanding of his deep and varied interconnections with his cultural milieux. Messiaen Perspectives 1: Sources and Influences examines the genesis,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

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