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  • Pop Music and Easy Listening

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stan Hawkins

    What defines pop music? Why do we consider some styles as easier listening than others? Arranged in three parts: Aesthetics and Authenticity - Groove, Sampling and Industry - Subjectivity, Ethnicity and Politics, this collection of essays by a group of international scholars deals with these…

    Hardback – 2011-09-12
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Popular Music

  • Music Technology and the Project Studio

    Synthesis and Sampling, 1st Edition

    By Dan Hosken

    Music Technology and the Project Studio: Synthesis and Sampling provides clear explanations of synthesis and sampling techniques and how to use them effectively and creatively. Starting with analog-style synthesis as a basic model, this textbook explores in detail how messages from a MIDI…

    Paperback – 2011-09-06
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Wierzbicki, Nathan Platte, Colin Roust

    The Routledge Film Music Source Book is an annotated, thematically organized collection of approximately eighty source readings pertaining to film music dating from its beginnings to the present, from the US and other select countries around the globe. The documents represent a wide variety of…

    Paperback – 2011-08-29
    Routledge

  • Jazz

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Whyton

    The featured articles in this volume provide an overview of jazz studies writings from the 1990s to the present day, and each text engages with issues that are central to the changing discourse of jazz in popular culture. The volume includes studies of specific scenes, artists and periods from…

    Hardback – 2011-08-28
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Popular Music

  • Music and the Renaissance

    Renaissance, Reformation and Counter-Reformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Vendrix

    This volume unites a collection of articles which illustrate brilliantly the complexity of European cultural history in the Renaissance. On the one hand, scholars of this period were inspired by classical narratives on the sublime effects of music and, on the other hand, were affected by the…

    Hardback – 2011-08-25
    Routledge
    A Library of Essays on Renaissance Music

  • Invitation to Community Music Therapy

    1st Edition

    By Brynjulf Stige, Leif Edvard Aarø

    Invitation to Community Music Therapy presents the main perspectives and principles of community music therapy as it is practiced around the world. A relatively recent development within the broader field of music therapy, community music therapy emphasizes human connectedness, health promotion,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-22
    Routledge

  • Popular Music and Human Rights

    2 volume set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Peddie

    Popular music has long understood that human rights, if attainable at all, involve a struggle without end. The right to imagine an individual will, the right to some form of self-determination and the right to self-legislation have long been at the forefront of popular music's approach to human…

    Hardback – 2011-08-17
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • That's the Joint!

    The Hip-Hop Studies Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Murray Forman, Mark Anthony Neal

    This newly expanded and revised second edition of That's the Joint! brings together the most important and up-to-date hip-hop scholarship in one comprehensive volume. Presented thematically, the selections address the history of hip-hop, identity politics of the "hip-hop nation," debates of "street…

    Paperback – 2011-08-02
    Routledge

  • The Library of Essays on Music Performance Practice: 4-Volume Set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Cyr

    The revival of interest in early instruments that began over a hundred years ago has more recently led to a desire amongst scholars, performers, and listeners to understand how old instruments sounded, how music was sung and by whom, and how musical symbols were interpreted. The essays brought…

    Hardback – 2011-08-02
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Music Performance Practice

  • Baroque Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Walls

    Research in the 20th and 21st centuries into historical performance practice has changed not just the way performers approach music of the 17th and 18th centuries but, eventually, the way audiences listen to it. This volume, beginning with a 1915 Saint-Saëns lecture on the performance of old music…

    Hardback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Music Performance Practice

  • Classical and Romantic Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Milsom

    This volume brings together twenty-two of the most diverse and stimulating journal articles on classical and romantic performing practice, representing a rich vein of enquiry into epochs of music still very much at the forefront of current concert repertoire. In so doing, it provides a wide range…

    Hardback – 2011-07-20
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Music Performance Practice

  • Medieval Music

    1st Edition

    Edited by Honey Meconi

    Almost a thousand years of music are treated in this volume on the performance practice of the Middle Ages, covering monophony and polyphony, sacred and secular, genre and theory. The essays selected deal with the most crucial of performers' decisions: pitch, rhythm, and performing forces, as well…

    Hardback – 2011-07-18
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Music Performance Practice

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