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  • The Regulation and Reform of Music Criticism in Nineteenth-Century England

    1st Edition

    By Paul Watt

    Music criticism in England underwent profound change from the 1880s to the 1920s. It gave rise to ‘New criticism’ that aimed to be rational, impartial and intellectually authoritative. It was a break from the criticism of old: the work of the opinionated journalist who wrote descriptive concert…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Russia - Art Resistance and the Conservative-Authoritarian Zeitgeist

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lena Jonson, Andrei Erofeev

    This book explores how artistic strategies of resistance have survived under the conservative-authoritarian regime which has been in place in Russia since 2012. It discusses the conditions under which artists work as the state spells out a new state cultural policy, aesthetics change and the state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Singing the Gospel along Scotland's North-East Coast, 1859-2009

    1st Edition

    By Frances Wilkins

    Following three years of ethnomusicological fieldwork on the sacred singing traditions of evangelical Christians in North-East Scotland and Northern Isles coastal communities, Frances Wilkins documents and analyses current singing practices in this book by placing them historically and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Complexity Theory

    1st Edition

    By Claire Hansen

    In this new monograph, Claire Hansen demonstrates how Shakespeare can be understood as a complex system, and how complexity theory can provide compelling and original readings of Shakespeare’s plays. The book utilises complexity theory to illuminate early modern theatrical practice, Shakespeare…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Religion in the Theatre of Grotowski

    1st Edition

    By Catharine Christof

    This book opens a new interdisciplinary frontier between religion and theatre studies to illuminate what has been seen as the religious, or spiritual, nature of Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski’s work. It corrects the lacunae in both theatre studies and religious studies by examining the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson

    1st Edition

    By Terumi Narushima

    This book explores the emerging area of microtonality through an examination of the tuning theories of Erv Wilson. It is the first publication to offer a broad discussion of this influential theorist whose innovations have far-reaching ramifications for microtonal tuning systems. This study…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mobilities Design

    Urban Designs for Mobile Situations, 1st Edition

    By Ole B. Jensen, Ditte Bendix Lanng

    Contemporary society is marked and defined by the ways in which mobile goods, bodies, vehicles, objects, and data are organized, moved and staged. Against the background of the ‘mobilities turn’ this book articulates a new and emerging research field, namely that of ‘mobilities design’. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of Fashion

    Being Fab in a Dangerous World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Behnke

    This book seeks to address and fill a puzzling omission in contemporary critical IR scholarship. Following on from the aesthetic turn in IR, critical and ‘postmodern’ IR has produced an impressive array of studies into movies, literature, music and art and the way these media produce, mediate, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Musical Improvisation and Open Forms in the Age of Beethoven

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gianmario Borio, Angela Carone

    Improvisation was a crucial aspect of musical life in Europe from the late eighteenth century through to the middle of the nineteenth, representing a central moment in both public occasions and the private lives of many artists. Composers dedicated themselves to this practice at length while…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Media as Politics in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen McDowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Music-Dance

    Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of choreomusical work, its complex authorship and its modes of reception as well as the cognitive processes involved in the reception of dance performance. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which a musical score changes its prescriptive status when it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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