20th Century Music Products

  • György Ligeti's Cultural Identities

    Edited by Amy Bauer, Márton Kerékfy

    Since György Ligeti’s death in 2006, there has been a growing acknowledgement of how central he was to the late twentieth-century cultural landscape. This collection is the first book devoted to exploring the composer’s life and music within the context of his East European roots, revealing his…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Seeking the Soul

    The Music of Alfred Schnittke

    Edited by George Odam

    This book was published in 2003.Alfred Schnittke's music presents a mixture of the old and the new, modernist, post-modernist and an eclectic collection of influences. Born in 1934, he was confined to his native Russia by political necessity but from 1977 became a frequent and welcome visitor to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Life and Music of Sir Malcolm Arnold

    The Brilliant and the Dark

    By Paul R.W. Jackson

    This title was first published in 2003. 'All of my music is biographical' declared Sir Malcolm Arnold in an interview in 1991. Arnold's turbulent life has permeated his music to a greater degree than probably any other British composer as Paul Jackson reveals in this illuminating account.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Music of John Ireland

    By Fiona Richards

    This title was first published in 2000. John Ireland (1879-1962) was as elusive as the music that he composed. His music resists easy categorization, in part because it is linked so closely to specific events, places and people in Ireland's personal life. The Music of John Ireland explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mabel Daniels: American Composer in Transition

    By Maryann McCabe

    Mabel Daniels (1877-1971): American Composer in Transition assesses Daniels within the context of American music of the first half of the twentieth century. Daniels wrote fresh sounding works that were performed by renowned orchestras and ensembles during her lifetime but her works have only…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 

  • The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg

    By Matthew Arndt

    This book examines the origin, content, and development of the musical thought of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg. One of the premises is that Schenker’s and Schoenberg’s inner musical lives are inseparable from their inner spiritual lives. Curiously, Schenker and Schoenberg start out in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Olivier Messiaen

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Vincent P. 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 Music Bibliographies

  • 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 Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • 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 – 2017-08-22 
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • 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 Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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