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Forthcoming Popular Music Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 forthcoming new books in the subject of Popular Music — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Quincy Jones

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Clarence Bernard Henry

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Quincy Jones: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography and discography on one of the most prolific composers, arrangers, and conductors in American music. This reference work will appeal to wide range of musicologists, ethnomusicologists and cultural studies scholars....

    To Be Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Emergence of Rock and Roll

    Music and the Rise of American Youth Culture

    By Mitchell K. Hall

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention....

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Made in Japan

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Toru Mitsui

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Japan serves as a comprehensive and rigorous introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Japanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Japanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Japan and...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Improvisation Studies Reader

    Spontaneous Acts

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Rebecca Caines

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. African American Music

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Mellonee V. Burnim, Portia K. Maultsby

    African American Music: An Introduction Second edition is a collection of seventeen essays surveying major African American musical genres, both sacred and secular, from slavery to the present. With contributions by leading scholars in the field, this work brings together research based on...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sites of Popular Music Heritage

    Memories, Histories, Places

    Edited by Sara Cohen, Robert Knifton, Marion Leonard, Les Roberts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This volume examines the location of memories and histories of popular music and its multiple pasts, exploring the different ‘places’ in which popular music can be situated, including the local physical site, the museum storeroom and exhibition space, and the digitized archive and display space...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Made In Brazil

    Studies In Popular Music

    Edited by Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa, Cláudia Azevedo, Felipe Trotta

    Series: Routledge Global Popular Music Series

    Made in Brazil: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth-century Brazilian popular music. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars and journalists of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures,...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound

    Edited by Frank Hoffman

    This second edition of the Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound in the United States continues to document the rich breadth of record sound history in the with entries covering information from all time periods and recorded sound genres, many of them new to this edition or revised for those retained...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Queerness in Heavy Metal Music

    Metal Bent

    By Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    While the growing field of scholarship on heavy metal music and its subcultures has produced excellent work on the sounds, scenes and histories of heavy metal around the world, few works have included a study of gender and sexuality. This cutting-edge volume focuses on queer fans, performers, and...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge