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Forthcoming Music & The Arts Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Leonard Bernstein

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Laird

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Leonard Bernstein: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and research guide on this popular American composer and conductor. It includes annotations on Bernstein's writings, performances, educational work, and major secondary sources. Also included are a biographical sketch,...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Tin Pan Alley

    An Encyclopedia of the Golden Age of American Song

    By David A. Jasen

    For nearly a century, New York's famous "Tin Pan Alley" was the center of popular music publishing in this country--it was where songwriting became a profession, and where songs were made-to-order for the biggest stars. Covering the full history of Tin Pan Alley, from its humble beginnings in the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. T.S. Eliot's Orchestra

    Critical Essays on Poetry and Music

    Edited by John Xiros Cooper

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sonatas, Screams, and Silence

    Music and Sound in the Films of Ingmar Bergman

    By Alexis Luko

    Sonatas, Screams, and Silence: Music and Sound in the Films of Ingmar Bergman is the first musical examination of Bergman’s style as an auteur filmmaker. It provides a comprehensive examination of all three aspects (music, sound effects, and voice) of Bergman’s signature soundtrack-style. Through...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy of Song and Singing

    An Introduction

    By Jeanette Bicknell

    In Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, ethical, and other philosophical questions that have not yet been thoroughly researched by philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. Issues addressed include: The relationship between the meaning of a...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Opera in a Multicultural World

    Coloniality, Culture, Performance

    Edited by Mary Ingraham, Joseph So, Roy Moodley

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    Through historical and contemporary examples, this book critically explores the relevance and expressions of multicultural representation in western European operatic genres in the modern world. It reveals their approaches to reflecting identity, transmitting meaning, and inspiring creation, as...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sound and Music for the Theatre

    The Art & Technique of Design, 4th Edition

    By Deena Kaye, James LeBrecht

    Covering every phase of a theatrical production, this fourth edition of Sound and Music for the Theatre traces the process of sound design from initial concept through implementation in actual performances. The book discusses the early evolution of sound design and how it supports the play, from...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Focal Press

  9. Hollywood Songsters

    Singers Who Act and Actors Who Sing: A Biographical Dictionary

    By James Parish, Michael Pitts

    For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Walt Whitman and Modern Music

    War, Desire, and the Trials of Nationhood

    Edited by Lawrence Kramer

    Walt Whitman's poetry, especially his Civil War poetry, attracted settings by a wide variety of modern composers in both English- and German-speaking countries. The essays in this volume trace the transformation of Whitman's nineteenth-century texts into vehicles for confronting twentieth-century...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge