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Forthcoming Books

  1. Hollywood Songsters

    Singers Who Act and Actors Who Sing: A Biographical Dictionary

    By James Parish, Michael Pitts

    For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Compan Cont Music Thought 2vol

    By John Paynter

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound

    Edited by Frank Hoffman

    This second edition of the Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound in the United States continues to document the rich breadth of record sound history in the with entries covering information from all time periods and recorded sound genres, many of them new to this edition or revised for those retained...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Acting in Musical Theatre

    A Comprehensive Course, 2nd Edition

    By Joe Deer, Rocco Dal Vera

    Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course offers a complete guide to mastering this highly specialized area of acting. Packed with practical tips, useful exercises and advice from professionals, this book offers step-by-step instruction for an integrated performance, looking at: the...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Maracatu Atomico

    Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in the Mangue Movement and the "New Music Scene" of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

    By Philip Galinsky

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    "Maracatu Atômico" is the first academic work to investigate the mangue movement, one of Brazil's most vital pop culture trends of the last thirty years, and the related "new music scene" of Northeast Brazil. Contending with the widespread poverty and social problems, mangue places a renewed value...

    To Be Published January 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning

    By Mark Laver

    Series: Transnational Studies in Jazz

    Jazz Sells: Music, Marketing, and Meaning examines the issues of jazz, consumption, and capitalism through advertising. On television, on the Internet, in radio, and in print, advertising is a critically important medium for the mass dissemination of music and musical meaning. This book is a study...

    To Be Published February 16th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Handbook for Sound Engineers

    5th Edition

    Edited by Glen Ballou

    Series: Audio Engineering Society Presents

    Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers, and is a must read for all who work in audio. With contributions from many of the top professionals in the field, including Glen Ballou on interpretation systems, intercoms, assistive listening, and...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Focal Press