20th Century Music Products

  • Music and War in the United States

    Edited by Sarah Kraaz

    Paperback – 2019-02-15 

  • The Symphony and Symphonic Thinking in Polish Music Since 1956

    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 

  • Status Quo: Mighty Innovators of 70s Rock

    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 – 2018-12-28 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Art, Cybernetics, and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse

    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 – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

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

    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 – 2018-12-04 

  • Hans Keller 1919 - 1985

    A musician in dialogue with his times

    Edited by A. M. Garnham, Susi Woodhouse

    A musician of penetrating insight, Hans Keller (1919-1985) was also an exceptional writer whose importance for post-war music in Britain is fundamental. Witty, passionate, sometimes disarmingly honest, Keller's letters present not only a vivid picture of an extraordinary mind, but also a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29 

  • André Jolivet: Music, Art and Literature

    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 – 2018-11-07 
    Music and Literature

  • Perspectives on the Music of Christopher Fox

    Straight Lines in Broken Times

    Edited by Rose Dodd

    Christopher Fox (1955) has emerged as one of the most fascinating composers of the post-war generation. His spirit of experimentalism pervades an oeuvre in which he has blithely created his own version of a range of contemporary musical practices. In his work many of the major expressions of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-28 

  • Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought

    By Jonathan Impett

    Jonathan Impett is a trumpet player and composer. He is Director of Research at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent, where he leads the research group ‘Music, Thought and Technology’, and Associate Professor at Middlesex University, London. His work is concerned with the resituating and redistributing of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 

  • 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

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge Russian and East European Music and Culture

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Modernism in Music

    Edited by Björn Heile, Charles Wilson

    Modernism in music still arouses passions and is riven by controversies. Taking root in the early decades of the twentieth century, it achieved ideological dominance for almost three decades following the Second World War, before becoming the object of widespread critique in the last two decades of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 

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