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  1. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture

    Edited by Tim Shephard, Anne Leonard

    Series: Routledge Companions

    As a coherent field of research, the field of music and visual culture has seen rapid growth in recent years. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture serves as the first comprehensive reference on the intersection between these two areas of study, an ideal introduction for those coming...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music

    Edited by Theodore Gracyk, Andrew Kania

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers and debates in philosophy and music. Over fifty entries by an international team of contributors are organised into six clear sections: general issues emotion...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Masculinity in Opera

    Edited by Philip Purvis

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book addresses the ways in which masculinity is negotiated, constructed, represented, and problematized within operatic music and practice. Although the consideration of masculine ontology and epistemology has pervaded cultural and sociological studies since the late 1980s, and masculinity has...

    Published June 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Music Documentary

    Acid Rock to Electropop

    Edited by Benjamin Halligan, Robert Edgar, Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    The Music Documentary offers a wide-range of approaches, across key moments in the history of popular music, in order to define and interrogate this prominent genre of film-making. The writers in this volume argue persuasively that the music documentary must be considered as an essential cultural...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Aesthetic Practices and Politics in Media, Music, and Art

    Performing Migration

    Edited by Rocío G. Davis, Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, Johanna C. Kardux

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume analyzes innovative forms of media and music (art installations, television commercials, photography, films, songs, telenovelas) to examine the performance of migration in contemporary culture. Though migration studies and media studies are ostensibly different fields, this...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Music in Science Fiction Television

    Tuned to the Future

    Edited by K.J. Donnelly, Philip Hayward

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    The music for science fiction television programs, like music for science fiction films, is often highly distinctive, introducing cutting-edge electronic music and soundscapes. There is a highly particular role for sound and music in science fiction, because it regularly has to expand the vistas...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Music, Sound and Filmmakers

    Sonic Style in Cinema

    Edited by James Wierzbicki

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    Music, Sound and Filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema is a collection of essays that examine the work of filmmakers whose concern is not just for the eye, but also for the ear. The bulk of the text focuses on the work of directors Wes Anderson, Ingmar Bergman, the Coen brothers, Peter Greenaway,...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. In The Space Of A Song

    The Uses of Song in Film

    By Richard Dyer

    Songs take up space and time in films. Richard Dyer's In the Space of a Song takes off from this perception, arguing that the way songs take up space indicates a great deal about the songs themselves, the nature of the feelings they present, and who is allowed to present feelings how, when and...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Music in the Western

    Notes From the Frontier

    By Kathryn Kalinak

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook

    Edited by James Wierzbicki, Nathan Platte, Colin Roust

    The Routledge Film Music Source Book is an annotated, thematically organized collection of approximately eighty source readings pertaining to film music dating from its beginnings to the present, from the US and other select countries around the globe. The documents represent a wide variety of...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge