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Routledge publishes quality textbooks in a variety of disciplines and course subjects. We are committed to providing course materials to instructors and students that are both engaging and innovative. You can learn more about our textbooks by viewing our featured selections below in Music. You can also browse textbooks in all subjects or check out our companion websites.

Recent Textbooks Articles

  1. Eastman School of Music’s New Article About Jazz Theory

    The University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music posted a new article describing all of the fantastic features of Dariusz Terefenko's Jazz Theory. Find out more about how to best use this new text and features including the companion website and DVD. 

    You can also view inside and order a complimentary copy today!

  2. Interview with Theory for Today’s Musician’s Daniel McCarthy

    Routledge author Daniel McCarthy was interviewed by Vivian Goodman of WKSU News about the world premiere of his trumpet concerto "Tao of Infinity" on Feburary 14, 2014. McCarthy reflects on everything from his childhood musical influences to life lessons learned. 

    McCarthy is co-author with Ralph Turek of Theory for Today's Musician, now available as a textbook, workbook, and ebook bundle. Request a complimentary copy or view the companion website today. 

  3. The Journey from Music Student to Teacher: A Professional Approach

    Sample Chapter Available - The Journey from Music Student to Teacher

    This unique first edition helps prospective music educators begin their transition from students to professional music educators by focusing on their personal suitability to teaching.

    Sample the first chapter and read the author’s philosophy on how student analysis of their individual role as an educator is key to their future success within the profession.
     

  4. New Edition. Now Available. Experiencing Jazz.

    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 the music within a larger cultural and historical context. Streamlined for your undergrad students with just the right amount of information in learning jazz history/jazz titles, Experiencing Jazz is the textbook for you. Request a complimentary exam copy for your course today. 

  5. The Routledge Film Music Sourcebook reviewed in CHOICE (March 2012)

    "A useful resource for the history of film music as well as the composers' perspectives on the subject and their own creative purposes in scoring films. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals."
    --CHOICE (M. Goldsmith, Nicholls State University)

  6. World Music: A Global Journey, 3rd Edition

    Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey, now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world’s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. Request your complimentary exam copy.

  7. Music in the Western: Notes From the Frontier, now available

    Music in the Western: Notes from the Frontier presents essays from both film studies scholars and musicologists on core issues in western film scores: their history, their generic conventions, their operation as part of a narrative system, their functioning within individual filmic texts and their ideological import, especially in terms of the western’s construction of gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity. Contact your Routledge Rep at Celia.Kendall@taylorandfrancis.com for more information. 

  8. Just published: Keyboard Skills for Music Educators

    Keyboard Skills for Music Educators: Score Reading is the first textbook equip future educators with the ability to play from an open score at the keyboard. Contact your Routledge Rep at Celia.Kendall@taylorandfrancis.com for more information.

  9. Just published! Music Technology and the Project Studio

    Music Technology and the Project Studio: Synthesis and Sampling provides clear explanations of synthesis and sampling techniques and how to use them effectively and creatively. This is an ideal follow-up to the author’s An Introduction to Music Technology, although each book can be used independently. Request your complimentary exam copy.

  10. Using Music to Enhance Student Learning

    Written for both current and future teachers with little or no previous experience in music, Using Music to Enhance Student Learning offers strategies that are not heavily dependent on musical skills. Request your complimentary exam copy.

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