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  • Narrative Environments and Experience Design

    Space as a Medium of Communication, 1st Edition

    By Tricia Austin

    This book argues narrative, people and place are inseparable and pursues the consequences of this insight through the design of narrative environments. This a new and distinct area of practice that weaves together and extends narrative theory, spatial theory and design theory. Examples of narrative…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • 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 – 2020-05-31 
    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 – 2020-05-31 
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • The Music of Pavel Haas

    Analytical and Hermeneutical Studies, 1st Edition

    By Martin Curda

    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 – 2020-05-15 
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • 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

  • The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815-1850

    The Commodification of Historical Objects, 1st Edition

    By Mark Westgarth

    Rather than the customary focus on the activities of individual collectors, The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815-1850: The Commodification of Historical Objects illuminates the less-studied roles played by dealers in the nineteenth-century antique and curiosity markets.…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • 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 – 2020-04-29 
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • The Eloquence of Art

    Essays in Honour of Henry Maguire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Olsen Lam, Rossitza Schroeder

    For those within the fields of art history and Byzantine studies, Professor Henry Maguire needs no introduction. His publications transformed the way art historians approach medieval art through his insightful integration of rhetoric, poetry and non-canonical objects into the study of Byzantine art…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Museums of the Commons

    L’Internationale and the Crisis of Europe, 1st Edition

    By Nikos Papastergiadis

    Museums of the Commons examines L’Internationale, an ongoing confederation between six museums and contemporary art institutions in Europe. Drawing on extensive interviews with the directors, curators, public programs officers in all the museums, as well as artists, critics and members associated…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 

  • Law, Lawyers and Justice

    Through Australian Lenses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim D Weinert, Karen Crawley, Kieran Tranter

    This book engages with the place of law and legality within Australia’s distinctive contribution to global televisual culture. Australian popular culture has created a lasting legacy – for good or bad – of representations of law, lawyers and justice ‘down-under.’ Within films and television of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 

  • John Adams

    A Research and Information Guide, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Sanchez-Behar

    John Adams: A Research and Information Guide offers the first comprehensive guide to the musical works and literature on one of the leading American composers of our time. The research guide catalogs and summarizes materials relating to Adams’s work, providing detailed annotated bibliographic…

    Hardback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

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