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  1. Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description

    By Nick Zangwill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Borders of Subculture

    Resistance and the Mainstream

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Isaac Albéniz

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Walter Aaron Clark

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Isaac Albéniz is one of the most important figures in the history of Spanish music. A legendary child prodigy, he went on to become one of the leading concert pianists of his generation in Europe. However, he aspired to compose music rooted in the folklore of his native Spain, contributing...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Johannes Brahms

    By Heather Platt

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Sexuality, and Early Music

    Edited by Todd C. Borgerding

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Preserving Popular Music Heritage

    Do-it-Yourself, Do-it-Together

    Edited by Sarah Baker

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    There is a growing awareness around the world of the pressing need to archive the material remnants of popular music so as to safeguard the national and local histories of this cultural form. Current research suggests that in the past 20 or so years there has been an expansion of DIY heritage...

    Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

    By Rachel Harris, Rowan Pease

    Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The International Recording Industries

    Edited by Lee Marshall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recording industry has been a major focus of interest for cultural commentators throughout the twenty-first century. As the first major content industry to have its production and distribution patterns radically disturbed by the internet, the recording industry’s content, attitudes and...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Black Orpheus

    Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

    By Saadi A. Simawe

    Series: Border Crossings

    The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge