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New and Published Books

  1. Made in France

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Gerome Guibert, Catherine Rudent

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in France: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary French popular music. The volume consists of essays by scholars of French popular music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tin Pan Alley

    An Encyclopedia of the Golden Age of American Song

    By David A. Jasen

    For nearly a century, New York's famous "Tin Pan Alley" was the center of popular music publishing in this country--it was where songwriting became a profession, and where songs were made-to-order for the biggest stars. Covering the full history of Tin Pan Alley, from its humble beginnings in the...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. How to Direct a Musical

    By David Young

    How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Authorship Roles in Popular Music

    Issues and Debates

    By Ron Moy

    Authorship Roles in Popular Music applies the critical concept of auteur theory to popular music via different aspects of production and creativity. Through critical analysis of the music itself, this book contextualizes key concepts of authorship relating to gender, race, technology, originality,...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Apparitions

    Essays on Adorno and Twentieth-Century Music

    By Berthold Hoeckner

    Apparitions takes a new look at the critical legacy of one of the 20th century's most important and influential thinkers about music, Theodor W. Adorno. Bringing together an international group of scholars, the book offers new historical and critical insights into Adorno's theories of music and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Scott Joplin

    A Guide to Research

    Edited by Nancy R. Ping Robbins, Guy Marco

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. T.S. Eliot's Orchestra

    Critical Essays on Poetry and Music

    Edited by John Xiros Cooper

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Frédéric Chopin

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By William Smialek, Maja Trochimczyk

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Frédéric Chopin: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer. The second edition&...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Leonard Bernstein

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Laird

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Leonard Bernstein: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and research guide on this popular American composer and conductor. It includes annotations on Bernstein's writings, performances, educational work, and major secondary sources. Also included are a biographical sketch,...

    Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge