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  1. America's Songs II

    Songs from the 1890s to the Post-War Years

    By Michael Lasser

    America’s Songs II: Songs from the 1890's to the Post-War Years continues to tell the stories behind popular songs in our country’s history, serving as a sequel to the bestselling America’s Songs: Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley. Beginning in 1890 and ending in...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Music in Films on the Middle Ages

    Authenticity vs. Fantasy

    By John Haines

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    This book explores the role of music in the some five hundred feature-length films on the Middle Ages produced between the late 1890s and the present day. Haines focuses on the tension in these films between the surviving evidence for medieval music and the idiomatic tradition of cinematic music....

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Ethnomusicology of Western Art Music

    Edited by Laudan Nooshin

    Since the late 1980s, the boundaries between the ‘musicologies’ have become increasingly blurred. Most notably, a growing number of musicologists have become interested in the ideas and methodologies of ethnomusicology, and in particular, in applying one of the central methodological tools of...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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