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  • Remixing Music Studies: Essays in Honour of Nicholas Cook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ananay Aguilar, Ross Cole, Matthew Pritchard, Eric Clarke

    Where is the academic study of music today, and what paths should it take into the future? Should we be looking at how music relates to society and constructs meaning through it, rather than how it transcends the social? Can we ‘remix’ our discipline and attempt to address all musics on an equal…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 

  • The Music of Pavel Haas

    Analytical and Hermeneutical Studies, 1st Edition

    By Martin Čurda

    The Czech composer Pavel Haas (1899–1944) is commonly positioned in the history of twentieth-century music as a representative of Leoš Janáček’s compositional school and as one of the Jewish composers imprisoned by the Nazis in the concentration camp of Terezín (Theresienstadt). However, the nature…

    Hardback – 2020-06-24 
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Popular Musicology and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kai Arne Hansen, Eirik Askerøi, Freya Jarman

    Popular Musicology and Identity paves new paths for studying popular music’s entwinement with gender, sexuality, ethnicity, class, locality, and a range of other factors. The book consists of original essays in honour of Stan Hawkins, whose work has been a major influence on the musicological study…

    Hardback – 2020-06-18 

  • The Indian Drum of the King-god and the Pakhāwaj of Nathdwara

    1st Edition

    By Paolo Pacciolla

    The book studies the evolution of the ancient drum mṛdaṅga into the pakhāvaj crossing more than two thousand years of history. While focusing on the Nathdwara school of pakhāvaj, the author, joins ethnographic, historical, religious and iconographic perspectives, to argue a multifaceted…

    Hardback – 2020-05-27 
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Teaching and Evaluating Music Performance at University

    Beyond the Conservatory Model, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Encarnacao, Diana Blom

    Fresh perspectives on teaching and evaluating music performance in higher education are offered in this book. One-to-one pedagogy and Western art music, once default positions of instrumental teaching, are giving way to a range of approaches that seek to engage with the challenges of the music…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    ISME Global Perspectives in Music Education Series

  • Asante Court Music and Verbal Arts in Ghana

    The Porcupine and the Golden Stool, 1st Edition

    By Kwasi Ampene

    Asante Court Music and Verbal Arts in Ghana is a comprehensive portrait of Asante court musical arts. Weaving together historical narratives with analyses of texts performed on drums, ivory trumpets and a cane flute, the book includes a critical assembly of ancient song texts, the poetry of bards (…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Investigating Musical Performance

    Theoretical Models and Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gianmario Borio, Giovanni Giuriati, Alessandro Cecchi, Marco Lutzu

    Investigating Musical Performance considers the wide range of perspectives on musical performance made tangible by the cross-disciplinary studies of the last decades and encourages a comparison and revision of theoretical and analytical paradigms. The chapters present different approaches to this…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Jazz and Psychotherapy

    Perspectives on the Complexity of Improvisation, 1st Edition

    By Simeon Alev

    Blending the insights of musicians and psychologists from D.W. Winnicott to Gregory Bateson to Ornette Coleman, Jazz and Psychotherapy is a groundbreaking exploration of improvisation that reveals its potential to transform our experience of ourselves and the challenges we face as a species. What…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Performing Arts in Changing Societies

    Opera, Dance, and Theatre in European and Nordic Countries around 1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randi M. Selvik, Svein Gladso, Anne Fiskvik

    Performing Arts in Changing Societies is a detailed exploration of genre development within the fields of dance, theatre and opera in selected European countries during the decades before and after 1800. An introductory chapter outlines the theoretical and ideological background of genre thinking…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Driving Identities

    At the Intersection of Popular Music and Automotive Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ken McLeod

    Driving Identities examines long-standing connections between popular music and the automotive industry and how this relationship has helped to construct and reflect various socio-cultural identities. It also challenges common assumptions regarding the divergences between industry and art, and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Expertise in Jazz Guitar Improvisation

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Stein Helge Solstad

    Expertise in Jazz Guitar Improvisation is an examination of musical interplay and the ways implicit (sub-conscious) and explicit (conscious) knowledge appear during improvisation. The practice-based research inquiry includes: interviews and interplay with five world-class jazz guitarists, Lage Lund…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • Jazz on the Line

    Improvisation in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Petter Frost Fadnes

    Jazz on the Line: Improvisation in Practice presents an ethnographic reflection on improvisation as performance, examining how musicians think and act when negotiating improvisational frameworks. This multidisciplinary discussion—guided by a focus on recordings, composition, authenticity, and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-07 
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

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