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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 103 new and published books in the subject of Popular Music — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Popular Music Fandom

    Identities, Roles and Practices

    Edited by Mark Duffett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book explores popular music fandom from a cultural studies perspective that incorporates popular music studies, audience research, and media fandom. The essays draw together recent work on fandom in popular music studies and begin a dialogue with the wider field of media fan research, raising...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Experiencing Jazz

    Book Only, 2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Lawn

    Experiencing Jazz, Second Edition, is an integrated textbook with online resources for jazz appreciation and history courses. Through readings, illustrations, timelines, listening guides, and a streaming audio library, it immerses the reader in a journey through the history of jazz, while placing...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Made in Spain

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Sílvia Martinez, Héctor Fouce

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Spain: Studies in Popular Music will serve as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology and musicology of 20th century Spanish popular music. The volume will consist of 16 essays by leading scholars of Spanish music and will cover the major figures, styles and...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music

    Edited by Jonathan C. Friedman

    The major objective of this collection of 28 essays is to analyze the trends, musical formats, and rhetorical devices used in popular music to illuminate the human condition. By comparing and contrasting musical offerings in a number of countries and in different contexts from the 19th century...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Musical Performance and the Changing City

    Post-industrial Contexts in Europe and the United States

    Edited by Fabian Holt, Carsten Wergin

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    A contribution to the field of urban music studies, this book presents new interdisciplinary approaches to the study of music in urban social life. It takes musical performance as its key focus, exploring how and why different kinds of performance are evolving in contemporary cities in the...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Experiencing Jazz, Second Edition

    Book and Online Access to Music Pack

    By Richard J. Lawn

    Experiencing Jazz, Second Edition, is an integrated textbook with online resources for jazz appreciation and history courses. Through readings, illustrations, timelines, listening guides, and a streaming audio library, it immerses the reader in a journey through the history of jazz, while placing...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The John Coltrane Reference

    By Lewis Porter, Chris DeVito, David Wild, Yasuhiro Fujioka, Wolf Schmaler

    The BBC's Jazz Book of the Year for 2008. Few jazz musicians have had the lasting influence or attracted as much scholarly study as John Coltrane. Yet, despite dozens of books, hundreds of articles, and his own recorded legacy, the "facts" about Coltrane's life and work have never been definitely...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Redefining Mainstream Popular Music

    Edited by Sarah Baker, Andy Bennett, Jodie Taylor

    Redefining Mainstream Popular Music is a collection of seventeen essays that critically examines the idea of the "mainstream" in and across a variety of popular music styles and contexts. Notions of what is popular vary across generations and cultures – what may have been considered alternative to...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Society through Popular Music

    2nd Edition

    By Joe Kotarba, J Patrick Williams

    Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge