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  1. The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama

    The Bard on the Stage

    Edited by Arnab Bhattacharya, Mala Renganathan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian...

    Published December 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Nikolay Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Gerald Seaman

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Nikolay Andreevich Rimsky-Korsakov: A Research and Information Guide, Second Edition is an annotated bibliography of all substantial, relevant published resources relating to the Russian composer. First published in 1988, this revised and expanded volume incorporates new information about the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Developing Musicianship Through Aural Skills

    A Holistic Approach to Sight Singing and Ear Training, 2nd Edition

    By Kent D. Cleland, Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

    Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition, is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship,...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Orchestration

    A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians

    By R.J. Miller

    Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Learning How to Fall

    Art and Culture after September 11

    By T Nikki Cesare Schotzko

    Beginning with Richard Drew’s controversial photograph of a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, Learning How to Fall investigates the changing relationship between world events and their subsequent documentation, asking: Does the mediatization of the...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Black Orpheus

    Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

    By Saadi A. Simawe

    Series: Border Crossings

    The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ragtime

    An Encyclopedia, Discography, and Sheetography

    By Dave Jasen

    Ragtime: An Encyclopedia, Discography, and Sheetography is the definitive reference work for this important popular form of music that flourished from the 1890s through the 1920s, and was one of the key predecessors of jazz. It collects for the first time entries on all the important composers and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Analyzing Music in Advertising

    Television Commercials and Consumer Choice

    By Nicolai Graakjaer

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions:...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Visual Environmental Communication

    Edited by Anders Hansen, David Machin

    In 2008, the editors published a well-cited journal paper arguing that while scholarly work on media representations of environmental issues had made substantial progress in textual analysis there had been much less work on visual representations. This is surprising given the increasingly visual...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge