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  1. 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...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Piano

    An Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert Palmieri

    Series: Encyclopedia of Keyboard Instruments

    The Piano: An Encyclopedia was selected in its first edition as a Choice Outstanding Book and remains a fascinating and unparalleled reference work. The instrument has been at the center of music history with even composers of large symphonic work asserting that they do not write anything without...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Percussion

    2nd Edition

    By John H. Beck

    The Encyclopedia of Percussion is an extensive guide to percussion instruments, organized for research as well as general knowledge. Focusing on idiophones and membranophones, it covers in detail both Western and non-Western percussive instruments. These include not only instruments whose usual...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of the Piano

    By Robert Palmieri

    Edited by Robert Palmieri

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company....

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Dictionary of American Classical Composers

    2nd Edition

    By Neil Butterworth

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 4th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound

    Edited by Frank Hoffmann

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 4th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Broadway

    An Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition

    By Ken Bloom

    This volume is another example in the Routledge tradition of producing high-quality reference works on theater, music, and the arts. An A to Z encyclopedia of Broadway, this volume includes tons of information, including producers, writer, composers, lyricists, set designers, theaters, performers,...

    Published November 11th 2003 by Routledge

  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...

    Published December 13th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Chronology of Western Classical Music, 1751-2000

    By Charles John Hall

    This 2-volume reference work offers a complete chronology of classical music from the 18th-century through the end of the 20th. Organized by year, each entry gives: births of key musicians/composers, deaths, performing debuts, new positions, prizes/honors, bibliographical highlights, cultural...

    Published October 4th 2002 by Routledge