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  1. The Study of Music Therapy: Current Issues and Concepts

    By Kenneth S. Aigen

    This book addresses the issues in music therapy that are central to understanding it in its scholarly dimensions, how it is evolving, and how it connects to related academic disciplines. It draws on a multi-disciplinary approach to look at the defining issues of music therapy as a scholarly...

    Published December 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Theory for Today's Musician, Second Edition

    By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

    The package (ISBN 978-0-415-73036-5) contains the second edition of Theory for Today’s Musician (ISBN: 978-0-415-66332-8) and the Theory for Today’s Musician Workbook (ISBN: 978-0-415-66333-5) Theory for Today’s Musician, Second Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World

    Performance, Politics and Piety

    Edited by Kamal Salhi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    In contrast to many books on Islam that focus on political rhetoric and activism, this book explores Islam's extraordinarily rich cultural and artistic diversity, showing how sound, music and bodily performance offer a window onto the subtleties and humanity of Islamic religious experience. ...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Music in Films on the Middle Ages

    Authenticity vs. Fantasy

    By John Haines

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book explores the role of music in the some five hundred feature-length films on the Middle Ages produced between the late 1890s and the present day. Haines focuses on the tension in these films between the surviving evidence for medieval music and the idiomatic tradition of cinematic music....

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Globalization of Musics in Transit

    Music Migration and Tourism

    Edited by Simone Krüger, Ruxandra Trandafoiu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book traces the particularities of music migration and tourism in different global settings, and provides current, even new perspectives for ethnomusicological research on globalizing musics in transit. The dual focus on tourism and migration is central to debates on globalization, and their...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Hip Hop

    By Monica R. Miller

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    Religion and Hip Hop brings together the category of religion, Hip Hop cultural modalities and the demographic of youth. Bringing postmodern theory and critical approaches in the study of religion to bear on Hip Hop cultural practices, this book examines how scholars in religious and theological...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Music Fundamentals

    A Balanced Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Sumy Takesue

    Music Fundamentals: A Balanced Approach, Second Edition comprises a textbook/workbook and interactive website designed for those who want to learn the basics of reading music. Intended for students with little or no prior knowledge of music theory, it offers a patient approach for reading, writing...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  10. QLab 3 Show Control

    Projects for Live Performances & Installations

    By Jeromy Hopgood

    Used from Broadway to Britain’s West End, QLab software is the tool of choice for many of the world’s most prominent sound, projection, and integrated media designers. QLab 3 Show Control: Projects for Live Performances & Installations is a project-based book on QLab software covering sound,...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Focal Press