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  1. 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...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Made in Spain

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Silvia Martinez, Héctor Fouce

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Blues, Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Hip Hop, and Rap

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Eddie S. Meadows

    Despite the influence of African American music and study as a worldwide phenomenon, no comprehensive and fully annotated reference tool currently exists that covers the wide range of genres. This much needed bibliography fills an important gap in this research area and will prove an...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. String Quartets

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Mara Parker

    This research guide is an annotated bibliography of sources dealing with the string quartet. This second edition is organized as in the original publication (chapters for general references, histories, individual composers, aspects of performance, facsimiles and critical editions, and miscellaneous...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography emerging from more than twenty-five years of feminist scholarship on music. This book testifies to the great variety of subjects and approaches represented in over two decades of published writings on women, their work,...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Richard Wagner

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Saffle

    Richard Wagner: 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 and performer....

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Music, Power, and Politics

    Edited by Annie J. Randall

    Music, Power, and Politics presents sixteen different cultural perspectives on the concept of music as a site of socio-political struggle. Essays by scholars from around the world explore the means by which music's long-acknowledged potential to persuade, seduce, indoctrinate, rouse, incite, or...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Musical

    A Research and Information Guide

    By William Everett

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

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Language of the Modes

    Studies in the History of Polyphonic Modality

    By Frans Wiering

    The Language of the Modes provides a study of modes in early music through eight essays, each dealing with a different aspects of modality. The volume codifies all known theoretical references to mode, all modally ordered musical sources, and all modally cyclic compositions. For many music students...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge