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  • The Pre-history of ‘The Midsummer Marriage’

    Narratives and Speculations, 1st Edition

    By Roger Savage

    The Pre-History of ‘The Midsummer Marriage’ examines the early collaborative phase (1943 to 1946) in the making of Michael Tippett’s first mature opera and charts the developments that grew out of that phase. Drawing on a fascinating group of Tippett’s sketchbooks and a lengthy sequence of his…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 

  • Identity and Diversity in New Music

    The New Complexities, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Nonken

    Identity and Diversity in New Music: The New Complexities aims to enrich the discussion of how musicians and educators can best engage with audiences, by addressing issues of diversity and identity which have played a vital role in the reception of new music, but have been little-considered to date…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    CMS Emerging Fields in Music

  • Kaikhosru Sorabji's Letters to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Inglis, Barry Smith

    Two extraordinary personalities, and one remarkable friendship, are reflected in the unique corpus of letters from Anglo-Parsi composer-critic Kaikhosru Sorabji (1892-1988) to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock) (1894-1930): a fascinating primary source for the period 1913-1922 available in a complete…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 

  • Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Gerald R. Seaman

    Pëtr Il’ich Tchaikovsky: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography of substantial, relevant published resources relating to the Russian composer. Generally regarded as one of the most remarkable composers of the second half of the nineteenth century, Tchaikovsky is unique in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Critical Perspectives on Michael Finnissy

    Bright Futures, Dark Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Pace, Nigel McBride

    The composer and pianist Michael Finnissy (b. 1946) is an unmistakeable presence in the British and international new music scene, both for his immeasurable generosity as prolific composer for many different types of musicians, major advocate for the works of others, and performer and conductor who…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • John Williams: Changing the Culture of the Classical Guitar

    Performance, perception, education and construction, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Toole

    This book assesses the influence and reception of many different forms of guitar playing upon the classical guitar and more specifically through the prism of John Williams. Beginning with an examination of Andrés Segovia and his influence upon Williams’ life’s work, a further three incisive…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Fanny Hensel

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Laura K. T. Stokes

    Fanny Hensel: A Research and Information Guide provides scholars in Hensel studies with a resource to navigate the research surrounding the composer’s over 450 musical works. As part of the larger blossoming of women’s music history, new research in the 1980s and 1990s promoted an awareness of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Double Lives: Film Composers in the Concert Hall is a collection of fifteen essays dealing with ‘iconic’ film composers who, perhaps to the surprise of many fans of film music, nevertheless maintained lifelong careers as composers for the concert hall. Featured composers include Erich Wolfgang…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Bending the Rules of Music Theory

    Lessons from Great Composers, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Cutler

    For students learning the principles of music theory, it can often seem as though the tradition of tonal harmony is governed by immutable rules that define which chords, tones, and intervals can be used where. Yet even within the classical canon, there are innumerable examples of composers…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14

  • Critica Musica

    Essays in Honour of Paul Brainard, 1st Edition

    By J. Knowles

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17

  • Richard D’Oyly Carte

    1st Edition

    By Paul Seeley

    The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan. Errors and misconceptions in current literature are challenged and corrected to give a truer portrayal of one of the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • The Music of Dada

    A lesson in intermediality for our times, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dayan

    100 years after the Dada soirées rocked the art world, the author investigates the role that music played in the movement. Dada is generally thought of as noisy and unmusical, but The Music of Dada shows that music was at the core of Dada theory and practice. Music (by Schoenberg, Satie and many…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03

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