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Forthcoming Music & The Arts 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by...

    To Be Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century France

    Musical Apprehensions

    By Ruth Rosenberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book considers the activities and writings of early song collectors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and other "musical travelers" in 19th-century France. Each of the book’s discrete but interrelated chapters is devoted to a different geographic and discursive site of empire,...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Music and Sound in Documentary Film

    Real Listening

    Edited by Holly Rogers

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    This collection of fourteen essays provides a rich and detailed history of the relationship between and music and image in documentary films, exploring the often overlooked role of music in the genre and its subsequent impact on an audience’s perception of reality and fiction. Exploring examples of...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Popular Music and Masculinity in Action Films

    A Different Tune

    By Amanda Howell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book is a study of how popular music has participated in the cinematic construction of gender, with a special focus on the action genre and films that share action cinema's interest in spectacularly violent masculinities. Particularly concerned with the aesthetic and ideological work of...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Cultural Politics of Jazz Collectives

    This Is Our Music

    Edited by Nicholas Gebhardt, Tony Whyton

    Series: Transnational Studies in Jazz

    Jazz history is most often portrayed as a site for individual expression and revolves around the celebration of iconic figures, while the networks and collaborations that enable the music to maintain and sustain its cultural status are surprisingly under-investigated. This collection explores the...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Music and Aesthetic Reality

    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 December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Architecture's Pretexts

    By Aarati Kanekar

    This book considers ideas from one medium that might have been appropriated and transformed by others; highlighting their uniqueness and limitations. More specifically, this book addresses the manner in which this translation occurs across different forms of creation, construction, and expression....

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 January 14th 2015 by Routledge