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  1. Black Orpheus

    Music in African American Fiction from the Harlem Renaissance to Toni Morrison

    By Saadi A. Simawe

    Series: Border Crossings

    The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ragtime

    An Encyclopedia, Discography, and Sheetography

    By Dave Jasen

    Ragtime: An Encyclopedia, Discography, and Sheetography is the definitive reference work for this important popular form of music that flourished from the 1890s through the 1920s, and was one of the key predecessors of jazz. It collects for the first time entries on all the important composers and...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Performance Practice

    A Dictionary-Guide for Musicians

    By Roland Jackson

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 3rd 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 November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Jazz

    Research and Pedagogy, 3rd Edition

    By Eddie S. Meadows

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Horse-head Fiddle and the Cosmopolitan Reimagination of Tradition in Mongolia

    By Peter K. Marsh

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Few other nations have undergone as profound a change in their social, political, and cultural life as Mongolia did in the twentieth century. Beginning the century as a largely rural, nomadic, and tradition-oriented society, the nation was transformed by the end of this century into a largely...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The International Recording Industries

    Edited by Lee Marshall

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The recording industry has been a major focus of interest for cultural commentators throughout the twenty-first century. As the first major content industry to have its production and distribution patterns radically disturbed by the internet, the recording industry’s content, attitudes and...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Benjamin Britten

    A Guide to Research

    By Peter J. Hodgson

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    This work constitutes the largest and most comprehensive research guide ever published about Benjamin Britten. Entries survey the most significant published materials relating to the composer, including bibliographies, catalogs, letters and documents, conference reports, biographies, and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Maurice Ravel

    A Guide to Research

    By Zank Stephen

    Series: Routledge Music Bibliographies

    Maurice Ravel: A Research and Information Guide is an annotated bibliography concerning both the nature of primary sources related to the composer and the scope and significance of the secondary sources which deal with him, his compositions, and his influence as a composer and theorist....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Gypsy Caravan

    From Real Roma to Imaginary Gypsies in Western Music

    By David Malvinni

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge