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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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 for more information. 

  7. Kathryn Kalinak, Author of the Month, November 2011

    Kathryn Kalinak is Professor of English and Film Studies at Rhode Island College. She is the author of Settling the Score: Music in the Classical Hollywood Film (1992), How the West Was Sung: Music in the Westerns of John Ford (2007), and Film Music: A Very Short Introduction (2010). In 2011, she was named the Margaret Tucker Thorp Professor at Rhode Island College.

  8. Just published: Keyboard Skills for Music Educators

    Keyboard Skills for Music Educators: Score Reading is the first textbook equip future educators with the ability to play from an open score at the keyboard. Contact your Routledge Rep at for more information.

  9. Review: Oh Boy! Masculinities and Popular Music

    "... Jarman-Ivens’ collection contains a series of thoughtful, well-written articles that investigate masculine identity construction in a number of different popular music genres. ... This anthology is a must for any scholar’s library that focuses on the cultural production and social positioning of masculinity in contemporary society, standing as a benchmark collection exploring masculinities in their variety of expression in the world of popular music." --Meryl Krieger, Journal of Folklore Research

  10. Excellent review of Fundamentals for the Aspiring Musician

    "Clearly written and well-organized, Fundamentals for the Aspiring Musician is the best interactive text I have yet encountered. From the ease of loading the product to the clear suggestions for use, the authors have obviously taken great care to design a product that is pedagogically excellent and technologically efficient. ... This product works extremely well and provides the instant response today's students expect when they work with electronic products."
    Julie Dunbar, Professor of Music, Edgewood College  

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