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  1. Local Music Scenes and Globalization

    Transnational Platforms in Beirut

    By Thomas Burkhalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book offers the first in-depth study of experimental and popular music scenes in Beirut, looking at musicians working towards a new understanding of musical creativity and music culture in a country that is dominated by mass-mediated pop music, and propaganda. Burkhalter studies the generation...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Vocal Music and Contemporary Identities

    Unlimited Voices in East Asia and the West

    Edited by Christian Utz, Frederick Lau

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    Looking at musical globalization and vocal music, this collection of essays studies the complex relationship between the human voice and cultural identity in 20th- and 21st-century music in both East Asian and Western music. The authors approach musical meaning in specific case studies against the...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  3. World Music

    A Global Journey - Paperback Only, 3rd Edition

    By Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari

    Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Cultural Study of Music

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Martin Clayton, Trevor Herbert, Richard Middleton

    What is the relationship between music and culture? The first edition of The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction explored this question with groundbreaking rigor and breadth. Now this second edition refines that original analysis while examining the ways the field has developed in the...

    Published November 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Globalization of Music in History

    By Richard Wetzel

    Series: Routledge Studies on History and Globalization

    This book contextualizes a globalization process that has since ancient times involved the creation, use, and world-wide movement of song, instrumental music, musical drama, music with dance, concert, secular, popular and religious music. Integral to the process have been political, economic,...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Ethnomusicology

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Post

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance

    By Graham St. John

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This lively textual symposium offers a collection of formative research on the culture of global psytrance (psychedelic trance). As the first book to address the diverse transnationalism of this contemporary electronic dance music phenomenon, the collection hosts interdisciplinary research...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe

    2nd Edition

    By Philip V. Bohlman

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Two decades after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and one decade into the twenty-first century, European music remains one of the most powerful forces for shaping nationalism. Using intensive fieldwork throughout Europe -- from participation in alpine foot pilgrimages to studies of the...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Popular Music of Vietnam

    The Politics of Remembering, the Economics of Forgetting

    By Dale A. Olsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    Based on the author’s research in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and other urban areas in Vietnam, this study of contemporary Vietnamese popular music explores the ways globalization and free market economics have influenced the music and subcultures of Vietnamese youth, focusing on the conflict...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music

    Edited by W. K. McNeil

    The Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music is a comprehensive reference source covering all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends. Now...

    Published April 11th 2010 by Routledge