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New and Published Books

  1. 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 November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

    Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

    By Mark Wheeler Macwilliams, Mark W. MacWilliams

    Born of Japan's cultural encounter with Western entertainment media, manga (comic books or graphic novels) and anime (animated films) are two of the most universally recognized forms of contemporary mass culture. Because they tell stories through visual imagery, they vault over language barriers....

    Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Music and Sound in Documentary Film

    Edited by Holly Rogers

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    This collection of fourteen essays provides a rich and detailed history of the relationship between and music and image in documentary films, exploring the often overlooked role of music in the genre and its subsequent impact on an audience’s perception of reality and fiction. Exploring examples of...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Mesoamerican Myth: A Treasury of Central American Legends, Art, and History

    A Treasury of Central American Legends, Art, and History

    By Anita Ganeri

    In order to understand the course of economic and social disintegration in the Soviet Union, various questions were put to Soviet officials and economic and other policy advisors of the 1980s. This text assembles the analyses of key issues and turning points into a history of the systemic collapse....

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Local Music Scenes and Globalization

    Transnational Platforms in Beirut

    By Thomas Burkhalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book offers the first in-depth study of experimental and popular music scenes in Beirut, looking at musicians working towards a new understanding of musical creativity and music culture in a country that is dominated by mass-mediated pop music, and propaganda. Burkhalter studies the generation...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Piano

    An Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert Palmieri

    Series: Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments

    The Piano: An Encyclopedia was selected in its first edition as a Choice Outstanding Book and remains a fascinating and unparalleled reference work. The instrument has been at the center of music history with even composers of large symphonic work asserting that they do not write anything without...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Jazz

    Research and Pedagogy, 3rd Edition

    By Eddie S. Meadows

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Mic It!

    Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix

    By Ian Corbett

    Capture great sound in the first place, and spend less time "fixing it in the mix" with Ian Corbett’s Mic It! Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix. With his expert guidance, you’ll quickly understand essential audio concepts as they relate to microphones and mic...

    Published October 19th 2014 by Focal Press

  9. The Harpsichord and Clavichord

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Igor Kipnis

    The Harpsichord and Clavichord, An Encyclopedia includes articles on this family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instruments builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete A-Z reference on this important family of keyboard...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Organ

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Douglas Bush, Richard Kassel

    The Encyclopedia of Organ includes articles on the organ family of instruments, including famous players, composers, instrument builders, the construction of the instruments, and related terminology. It is the first complete A-Z reference on this important family of keyboard instruments. The...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge