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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 885 new and published books in the subject of Music — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Johannes Brahms

    By Heather Platt

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Baakisimba

    Gender in the Music and Dance of the Baganda People of Uganda

    By Sylvia Antonia Nannyonga-Tamusuza

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Originally a royal court dance, baakisimba asserted the authority of the king as the head of Baganda society. After the abolition of kingship in 1967, baakisimba dance began to be performed in other contexts, with women sometimes playing the accompanying drums-traditionally a man's role-and with...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Gender, Sexuality, and Early Music

    Edited by Todd C. Borgerding

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Preserving Popular Music Heritage

    Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together

    Edited by Sarah Baker

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    There is a growing awareness around the world of the pressing need to archive the material remnants of popular music so as to safeguard the national and local histories of this cultural form. Current research suggests that in the past 20 or so years there has been an expansion of DIY heritage...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

    By Rachel Harris, Rowan Pease

    Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The International Recording Industries

    Edited by Lee Marshall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recording industry has been a major focus of interest for cultural commentators throughout the twenty-first century. As the first major content industry to have its production and distribution patterns radically disturbed by the internet, the recording industry’s content, attitudes and...

    Published April 27th 2015 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 April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Chamber Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 3rd Edition

    By John H. Baron

    Chamber Music: A Research and Information Guide is a reference tool for anyone interested in chamber music. It is not a history or an encyclopedia but a guide to where to find answers to questions about chamber music. The third edition adds nearly 600 new entries to cover new research since...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gioachino Rossini

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Denise Gallo

    Giochino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide is designed as a tool for those beginning to study the life and works of Gioachino Rossini as well as for those who wish to explore beyond the established biographies and commentaries. The first edition was published in 2001, and represented...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Song from the Land of Fire

    Azerbaijanian Mugam in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Periods

    By Inna Naroditskaya

    Song from the Land of Fire explores Azerbaijanian musical culture, a subject previously unexamined by American and European scholars. This book contains notations of mugham performance--a fusion of traditional poetry and musical improvisation--and analysis of hybrid genres, such as mugham-operas...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge