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  1. 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 where songs were made-to-order for the biggest stars. Covering the full history of Tin Pan Alley, from its humble beginnings in the...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. How to Direct a Musical

    By David Young

    How to Direct a Musical is a lively and practical guide to the seemingly overwhelming task of directing a musical. David Young brings to this handbook his extensive experience as a director of over 100 productions and more than 250 workshops in the US, China, Senegal and Brazil. Young takes a...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Apparitions

    Essays on Adorno and Twentieth-Century Music

    By Berthold Hoeckner

    Apparitions takes a new look at the critical legacy of one of the 20th century's most important and influential thinkers about music, Theodor W. Adorno. Bringing together an international group of scholars, the book offers new historical and critical insights into Adorno's theories of music and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Scott Joplin

    A Guide to Research

    Edited by Nancy R. Ping Robbins, Guy Marco

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. T.S. Eliot's Orchestra

    Critical Essays on Poetry and Music

    Edited by John Xiros Cooper

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Johannes Brahms

    By Heather Platt

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Baakisimba

    Gender in the Music and Dance of the Baganda People of Uganda

    By Sylvia Antonia Nannyonga-Tamusuza

    Series: Current Research in Ethnomusicology: Outstanding Dissertations

    Originally a royal court dance, baakisimba asserted the authority of the king as the head of Baganda society. After the abolition of kingship in 1967, baakisimba dance began to be performed in other contexts, with women sometimes playing the accompanying drums-traditionally a man's role-and with...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Sexuality, and Early Music

    Edited by Todd C. Borgerding

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 23rd 2015 by Routledge