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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 852 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. The Improvisation Studies Reader

    Spontaneous Acts

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Rebecca Caines

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Architecture's Pretexts

    Spaces of Translation

    By Aarati Kanekar

    The aim of this book is to expose readers to architecture’s pretexts that include literary narratives, film, theatre, painting, music, and ritual, as a bridge between diverse intellectual territories and architecture. It introduces a selection of seminal modern and contemporary architectural...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Performance Practice

    A Dictionary-Guide for Musicians

    By Roland Jackson

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar

    By Lisa Urkevich

    Music and Traditions of the Arabian Peninsula provides a pioneering overview of folk and traditional urban music, along with dance and rituals, of Saudi Arabia and the Upper Gulf States of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar. The nineteen chapters introduce variegated regions and subcultures and their rich...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Music Technology and Education

    Amplifying Musicality, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Brown

    Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. Previously published as Computers in Music Education, this second edition has been streamlined to focus on the needs of...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge