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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 110 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. The Music Industry Handbook

    By Paul Rutter

    Series: Media Practice

    The Music Industry Handbook provides a clear introduction to how the music industry works, unpacking the complex structures within the industry and mapping it as it exists today. Paul Rutter introduces readers to key industry sectors in an easy-to-digest format, then goes on to explore the...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Women, Music, Culture

    An Introduction

    By Julie C. Dunbar

    Women, Music, Culture is an undergraduate textbook on the history and contribution of women in a variety of musical genres and professions. Clear writing, compelling narrative, and more than fifty guided listening examples bring the world of women in music to life. It includes a wide array of...

    Published December 19th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Music Business and Recording Industry

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey P Hull, Geoffrey Hull, Thomas Hutchison, Richard Strasser

    The Music Business and Recording Industry is a comprehensive music business textbook focused on the three income streams in the music industry: music publishing, live entertainment, and recordings. The book provides a sound foundation for understanding key issues, while presenting the latest...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Women in Music

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Karin Pendle, Melinda Boyd

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Women in Music: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography emerging from more than twenty-five years of feminist scholarship on music. This book testifies to the great variety of subjects and approaches represented in over two decades of published writings on women, their work,...

    Published July 11th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Popular Music of Vietnam

    The Politics of Remembering, the Economics of Forgetting

    By Dale A. Olsen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    Based on the author’s research in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and other urban areas in Vietnam, this study of contemporary Vietnamese popular music explores the ways globalization and free market economics have influenced the music and subcultures of Vietnamese youth, focusing on the conflict...

    Published June 17th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Blues, Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Hip Hop, and Rap

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Eddie S. Meadows

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Despite the influence of African American music and study as a worldwide phenomenon, no comprehensive and fully annotated reference tool currently exists that covers the wide range of genres. This much needed bibliography fills an important gap in this research area and will prove an...

    Published June 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge