20th Century Music Products

  • 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

  • Songwriters of the American Musical Theatre

    A Style Guide for Singers

    By Nathan Hurwitz

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

    Paperback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Benjamin Britten

    A Guide to Research

    By Peter J. Hodgson

    This work constitutes the largest and most comprehensive research guide ever published about Benjamin Britten. Entries survey the most significant published materials relating to the composer, including bibliographies, catalogs, letters and documents, conference reports, biographies, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • 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

  • 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, Incises, written some sixty…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Music and Spirituality

    Edited by Robert Sholl, Sander Van Maas

    The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge

  • György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre: Postmodernism, Musico-Dramatic Form and the Grotesque

    By Peter Edwards

    György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre (1974–77, revised 1996) has consolidated its position as one of the major operatic works of the twentieth century. Few operas composed since the 1970s have received such numerous productions, bringing the eclectic score to a global audience. Famously dubbed by…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Political and Religious Ideas in the Works of Arnold Schoenberg

    Edited by Charlotte M. Cross, Russell A. Berman

    The original essays in this collection chronicle the transformation of Arnold Schoenberg's works from music as pure art to music as a vehicle of religious and political ideas, during the first half of the twentieth century. This interdisciplinary volume includes contributions from musicologists,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Border Crossings

  • A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context

    By Elliott Antokoletz

    A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context is an integrated account of the genres and concepts of twentieth-century art music, organized topically according to aesthetic, stylistic, technical, and geographic categories, and set within the larger political, social,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets

    Cinemajazzamatazz

    By Morris Holbrook

    Music, Movies, Meanings, and Markets focuses on macromarketing-related aspects of film music in general and on the cinemusical role of ambi-diegetic jazz in particular. The book examines other work on music in motion pictures which has dealt primarily with the traditional distinction between…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Tonic to the Nation: Making English Music in the Festival of Britain

    By Nathaniel G. Lew

    Long remembered chiefly for its modernist exhibitions on the South Bank in London, the 1951 Festival of Britain also showcased British artistic creativity in all its forms. In Tonic to the Nation, Nathaniel G. Lew tells the story of the English classical music and opera composed and revived for the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge

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