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Forthcoming Ethnomusicology Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Made in Spain

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Silvia Martinez, Héctor Fouce

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Music in the Marketplace

    A Social Economics Approach

    By Samuel Cameron

    Much recent economic work on the music industry has been focused on the impact of technology on demand, with predictions being made of digital copyright infringement leading to the demise of the industry. In fact, there have always been profound cyclical swings in music media sales owing to the...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes, and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Global Metal Music and Culture

    Current Directions in Metal Studies

    Edited by Andy R. Brown, Karl Spracklen, Keith Kahn-Harris, Niall Scott

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book defines the key ideas, scholarly debates, and research activities that have contributed to the formation of the international and interdisciplinary field of Metal Studies. Drawing on insights from a wide range of disciplines including popular music, cultural studies, sociology,...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Isaac Albeniz

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Walter Aaron Clark

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Asian Music

    Edited by Tong Soon Lee

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge