Routledge Music Research

Cutting-Edge Studies and Edited Collections

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  1. 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 scholars of Brazilian music, and covers the major figures, styles, and social...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bohuslav Martinu

    A Research and Information Guide

    By Robert Simon

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This annotated bibliography uncovers the wealth of resources available to prospective researchers and supports emerging scholarship and inquiry into the life and music of this Czech composer. It includes all secondary sources on Martinu and his music, as well as chronology of his life and a...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Popular Music in a Digital Music Economy

    Problems and Practices for an Emerging Service Industry

    By Tim J. Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    In the late 1990s, the MP3 became the de facto standard for digital audio files and the networked computer began to claim a significant place in the lives of more and more listeners. The dovetailing of these two circumstances is the basis of a new mode of musical production and distribution where...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Local Music Scenes and Globalization

    Transnational Platforms in Beirut

    By Thomas Burkhalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

    This book offers the first in-depth study of experimental and popular music scenes in Beirut, looking at musicians working towards a new understanding of musical creativity and music culture in a country that is dominated by mass-mediated pop music, and propaganda. Burkhalter studies the generation...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Music and Twentieth-Century Tonality

    Harmonic Progression Based on Modality and the Interval Cycles

    By Paolo Susanni, Elliott Antokoletz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Music Theory

    This book explores the web of pitch relations that generates the musical language of non-serialized twelve-tone music and supplies both the analytical materials and methods necessary for analyses of a vast proportion of the 20th century musical repertoire. It does so in a simple, clear, and...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 songs were made-to-order for the biggest stars. Selling popular music to a mass audience from coast-to-coast involved the greatest...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture

    Edited by Tim Shephard, Anne Leonard

    Series: Routledge Companions

    As a coherent field of research, the field of music and visual culture has seen rapid growth in recent years. The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture serves as the first comprehensive reference on the intersection between these two areas of study, an ideal introduction for those coming...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Gypsy Caravan

    From Real Roma to Imaginary Gypsies in Western Music

    By David Malvinni

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    A formidable challenge to the study of Roma (Gypsy) music is the muddle of fact and fiction in determining identity. This book investigates "Gypsy music" as a marked and marketable exotic substance, and as a site of active cultural negotiation and appropriation between the real Roma and the...

    Published April 15th 2004 by Routledge