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  1. New Edition. Now Available. Experiencing Jazz.

    Experiencing Jazz, Second Edition, is an integrated textbook with online resources for jazz appreciation and history courses. Through readings, illustrations, timelines, listening guides, and a streaming audio library, it immerses the reader in a journey through the history of jazz, while placing the music within a larger cultural and historical context. Streamlined for your undergrad students with just the right amount of information in learning jazz history/jazz titles, Experiencing Jazz is the textbook for you. Request a complimentary exam copy for your course today. 

  2. Review of Irish Traditional Music in Ethnomusicology Forum

    "By referencing the importance of the diaspora in shaping and developing Irish music, this publication fills a major gap in scholarship. ... Williams presents, in a thorough, readable way, the important debate regarding the essentialist notions of Irish music and of ‘the Irish’." --Angela Moran, Ethnomusicology Forum, Volume 21, Issue 1, 2012

  3. Deniz Peters, Author of the Month, March 2012

    Deniz Peters is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Aesthetics of Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria. 

  4. The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook reviewed in CHOICE (March 2012)

    "A useful resource for the history of film music as well as the composers' perspectives on the subject and their own creative purposes in scoring films. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals."
    --CHOICE (M. Goldsmith, Nicholls State University)

  5. Thom Holmes, Author of the Month, February 2012

    Thom Holmes is a composer and music historian. He studied composition with Paul Epstein in Philadelphia, was the longtime publisher of the magazine Recordings of Experimental Music (1979–85), and worked with John Cage. Request your complimentary exam copy of Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, 4th Edition here.

  6. World Music: A Global Journey, 3rd Edition

    Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. Request your complimentary exam copy.

  7. Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari, Authors of the Month, January 2012

    Terry E. Miller is Professor Emeritus of Ethnomusicology at Kent State University, where he co-founded the Center for the Study of World Musics.
    Andrew Shahriari is Instructor of Ethnomusicology at Kent State University and teaches the world music survey course in online classes. 

  8. Edward Pearsall, Author of the Month, December 2011

    Edward Pearsall holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He served on the faculty at Texas Tech University before joining the UT theory faculty in 1999 and is the current president of the Texas Society for Music Theory. His research addresses topics ranging from cognitive approaches to prolongation in tonal and post-tonal music to theories of rhythm, interpretation and performance, the music of George Crumb, and biological explorations of music and the mind.

  9. More savings from Routledge!

    December only: 50% off select music titles

    Now through December 31st 2011, save 50% on dozens of titles from Routledge Music. Simply enter discount code MRJ59 upon checkout to redeem this limited-time offer. 

  10. Music in the Western: Notes From the Frontier, now available

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their ideological import, especially in terms of the western’s construction of gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity. Contact your Routledge Rep at Celia.Kendall@taylorandfrancis.com for more information. 

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