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You are currently browsing 41–50 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. Exploring the Networked Worlds of Popular Music

    Milieux Cultures

    By Peter Webb

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book provides an `insider’ view of worlds of popular music. It shows the relationship between music, creativity, ideas and localities by looking at cities, independents, genre, globalization and musician’s relationships with each other. Webb examines groups of musicians, audiences and...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Popular Music

    Culture, Authenticity and Power

    By Carolyn Stevens

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Japanese popular culture has been steadily increasing in visibility both in Asia and beyond in recent years. This book examines Japanese popular music, exploring its historical development, technology, business and production aspects, audiences, and language and culture. Based both on extensive...

    Published January 31st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Roger Sessions

    A Biography

    By Andrea Olmstead

    Recognized as the primary American symphonist of the 20th century, Roger Sessions (1896-1985) is one of the leading representatives of high modernism. His stature among American composers rivals Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and Elliott Carter. Sessions was awarded two Pulitzer prizes, election to...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Ray Davies

    Not Like Everybody Else

    By Thomas M. Kitts

    Ray Davies: Not Like Everybody Else is a critical biography of Ray Davies, with a focus on his music and his times. The book studies Davies’ work from the Kinks’ first singles through his 2006 solo album, from his rock musicals in the early 1970s to his one-man stage show in the 1990s, and from his...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Miles, Ornette, Cecil

    Jazz Beyond Jazz

    By Howard Mandel

    Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor revolutionized music from the end of the twentieth century into the twenty-first, expanding on jazz traditions with distinctly new concepts of composition, improvisation, instrumentation, and performance. They remain figures of controversy due to their...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Sounding Out: Pauline Oliveros and Lesbian Musicality

    By Martha Mockus

    Sounding Out: Pauline Oliveros and Lesbian Musicality examines the musical career of the avant-garde composer, accordionist, whose radical innovations of the 1960s, 70s and 80s have redefined the aesthetic and formal parameters of American experimental music. While other scholars have studied...

    Published November 19th 2007 by Routledge

  7. A Brief History of Rock, Off the Record

    By Wayne Robins

    The birth of rock ‘n’ roll signaled the blossoming of a new teenage culture, dividing generations and introducing a new attitude of rebellion and independence. From Chuck Berry to the Beatles, from punk rock to hip hop, rock ‘n’ roll has continuously transformed alongside or in reaction to social,...

    Published August 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. A Blues Bibliography

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Ford

    A Blues Bibliography, Second Edition is a revised and enlarged version of the definitive blues bibliography first published in 1999. Material previously omitted from the first edition has now been included, and the bibliography has been expanded to include works published since then. In addition to...

    Published June 25th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Music and Urban Geography

    By Adam Krims

    Music and Urban Geography is the first book to theorize musical aspects of the tremendous changes that have overtaken major cities in the developed world over the past few decades. Drawing on musicology, music theory, urban geography, and historical materialism, Krims maps changes not only in how...

    Published February 5th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles

    By Larry Sandberg

    Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles is an introduction to fingerstyle acoustic blues guitar, the style made popular by Robert Johnson, Bill Broonzy, and Mance Lipscomb. Following the success of the popular Acoustic Guitar Styles, Larry Sandberg’s Acoustic Blues Guitar Styles is an instructional book...

    Published November 28th 2006 by Routledge