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  • The Quest for the Melodic Electric Bass

    From Jamerson to Spenner, 1st Edition

    By Per Elias Drabløs

    The double bass - the preferred bass instrument in popular music during the 1960s - was challenged and subsequently superseded by the advent of a new electric bass instrument. From the mid-1960s and throughout the 1970s, a melismatic and inconsistent approach towards the bass role ensued, which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Musical Listening in the Age of Technological Reproduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gianmario Borio

    It is undeniable that technology has made a tangible impact on the nature of musical listening. The new media have changed our relationship with music in a myriad of ways, not least because the experience of listening can now be prolonged at will and repeated at any time and in any space. Moreover,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Punk Rock is My Religion

    Straight Edge Punk and 'Religious' Identity, 1st Edition

    By Francis Stewart

    As religion has retreated from its position and role of being the glue that holds society together, something must take its place. Utilising a focused and detailed study of Straight Edge punk (a subset of punk in which adherents abstain from drugs, alcohol and casual sex) Punk Rock is My Religion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Manuel de Falla and Visions of Spanish Music

    1st Edition

    By Michael Christoforidis

    Michael Christoforidis is widely recognized as a leading expert on one of Spain's most important composers, Manuel de Falla. This volume brings together both new chapters and revised versions of previously published work, some of which is made available here in English for the first time. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Shelley's Radical Stages

    Performance and Cultural Memory in the Post-Napoleonic Era, 1st Edition

    By Dana Van Kooy

    Dana Van Kooy draws critical attention to Percy Bysshe Shelley as a dramatist and argues that his dramas represent a critical paradigm of romanticism in which history is 'staged'. Reading Shelley's dramas as a series of radical stages - historical reenactments and theatrical reproductions - Van…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Vision and Society

    Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art, 1st Edition

    By John Clammer

    The sociology of art is now an established sub-discipline of sociology. But little work has been done to explore the implications not of society on art, but of art on the nature and principles of sociology itself. Vision and Society explores the ways in which art (here mainly understood as visual…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • To Chester and Beyond: Meaning, Text and Context in Early English Drama

    Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies, 1st Edition

    By David Mills

    Edited by Philip Butterworth

    This volume brings together a selection of the major articles of David Mills (1938-2013), which along with similar volumes by Alexandra F. Johnston, Peter Meredith and Meg Twycross makes up a set of "Shifting Paradigms in Early English Drama Studies". Mills was one of these four key scholars whose…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • When Music Migrates

    Crossing British and European Racial Faultlines, 1945�2010, 1st Edition

    By Jon Stratton

    When Music Migrates uses rich material to examine the ways that music has crossed racial faultlines that have developed in the post-Second World War era as a consequence of the movement of previously colonized peoples to the countries that colonized them. This development, which can be thought of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Age of Thomas Nashe

    Text, Bodies and Trespasses of Authorship in Early Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Guy-Bray, Joan Pong Linton

    Traditional literary criticism once treated Thomas Nashe as an Elizabethan oddity, difficult to understand or value. He was described as an unrestrained stylist, venomous polemicist, unreliable source, and closet pornographer. But today this flamboyant writer sits at the center of many trends in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Michael Costa: England's First Conductor

    The Revolution in Musical Performance in England, 1830-1880, 1st Edition

    By John Goulden

    Among the major changes that swept through the music industry during the mid-nineteenth century, one that has received little attention is how musical performances were managed and directed. Yet this was arguably the most radical change of all: from a loose control shared between the violin-leader,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women and the Nineteenth-Century Lied

    1st Edition

    By Aisling Kenny, Susan Wollenberg

    This book bridges a gap in existing scholarship by foregrounding the contribution of women to the nineteenth-century Lied. Building on the pioneering work of scholars in recent years, it consolidates recent research on women’s achievements in the genre, and develops an alternative narrative of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Orientalist Poetics

    The Islamic Middle East in Nineteenth-Century English and French Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Emily A. Haddad

    Orientalist Poetics is the only book on literary orientalism that spans the nineteenth century in both England and France with particular attention to poetry and poetics. It convincingly demonstrates orientalism's centrality to the evolution of poetry and poetics in both nations, and provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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