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 – 2016-12-21 
    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

  • 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 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 – 2016-10-26 
    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

  • 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 – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • 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 – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Ligeti's Laments: Nostalgia, Exoticism, and the Absolute

    By Amy Bauer

    When the Hungarian composer György Ligeti passed away in June 2006, he was widely feted as being one of the greatest composers of our time. His complete published works were recorded during his lifetime and his music continues to inspire a steady stream of performances and scholarship. Ligeti's…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Twentieth-Century Music and Politics

    Essays in Memory of Neil Edmunds

    Edited by Pauline Fairclough

    When considering the role music played in the major totalitarian regimes of the century it is music's usefulness as propaganda that leaps first to mind. But as a number of the chapters in this volume demonstrate, there is a complex relationship both between art music and politicised mass culture,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Berio's Sequenzas

    Essays on Performance, Composition and Analysis

    Edited by Janet K. Halfyard

    Between 1958 and 2002, Luciano Berio wrote fourteen pieces entitled Sequenza, along with several versions of the same work for different instruments, revisions of the original pieces and also the parallel Chemins series, where one of the Sequenzas is used as the basis for a new composition on a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

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