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On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list, which covers Ethnomusicology and World Music, Music Education, Music Theory, Western Music Styles (Early & Classical), and more, such as Film Music, Music Technology, Music Business and Music Cognition.
There is also information on books for students and series, as well as access to our collections and contact information.
To date, there has been a significant gap in work on the social history of music in Britain from 1950 to the present day. The three volumes of Live Music in Britain address this gap and do so through a unique prism—that of live music. The key theme of the books is the changing nature of the live…
Hardback – 2019-03-18
Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
World Music Pedagogy, Volume V: Choral Music Education explores specific applications of the World Music Pedagogy process to choral music education in elementary, middle, and high school contexts, as well as within community settings. The text provides clear and accessible information to help…
Paperback – 2019-03-08
Routledge World Music Pedagogy Series
Gateways to Understanding Music explores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making to the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a…
Paperback – 2019-01-28
Focus: Music and Religion of Morocco introduces the region and its history, highlighting how the pressures of religious life, post-colonial economic struggle, and global media come together within Moroccan musical life. Musical practices contextualize and clarify global historical and contemporary…
Paperback – 2019-05-27
Focus on World Music Series
Published in 2000. Education in our schools is a constant feature of media headlines, often blamed for many of society’s ills. Perceived throughout the ages as civilizing force, music has a fundamental role to play in education, yet the last twenty years have seen a consistent erosion of the time…
Hardback – 2019-05-23
First published in 1998, this volume brings together the most part of the author’s work on medieval polyphony. The most significant advance in music during the period in the High Gothic was the development of a system of rhythm and of its notation, the modern understanding of which was to a…
Hardback – 2019-05-23
The market for world music survey introductory textbooks is huge--we know this. Even our own selection of titles can seem overwhelming to instructors who are looking for the right fit for their course, but don't know where to start.
We've decided to take some of the hard-work away by laying out the framework for each of our world music texts: organization, writing style, distinguishing feature, and ancillaries. Now you'll know which book will fit your course criteria before you even receive a copy!
What in the World is Music? is an interactive electronic textbook/print book package designed for the World Music undergraduate survey course or for a Music Appreciation course more inclusive than the traditional survey of Western music history.
Want to learn more? Click below to watch an informational video created by author's Alison E. Arnold and Jonathan C. Kramer, wherein they demonstrate how to use the interactive e-textbook.
Ahead of the First Annual LA Post Fest, our author Steven Saltzman and competition judge sat down with The Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) to discuss music editing.
Genevieve Aoki acquires books on music. She commissions textbooks in the areas of music theory, popular music, American music, music and sound in film/screen media, music and gender, music business and industry, and music technology. She also publishes research monographs on music from the medieval era to the eighteenth century, on music and material culture, and on musical theater. She is interested in handbooks and companions across all these subjects. In general, she seeks textbooks that make innovative approaches accessible to a student audience, and research dealing with the intersection of music with culture, society, politics, and gender.
Heidi Bishop commissions monographs (single-authored and edited collections), handbooks, companions and supplementary texts in the areas of music education research, teaching and practice, popular music, music and culture, theory and analysis, aesthetics, psychology of music, screen music, music and gender, sociology of music, music and politics as well as classical music and opera from 1800 up to the present day and contemporary music. Heidi developed the Ashgate music list over a period of 15 years and continues this work with Routledge. Please do get in touch to discuss potential book proposals.
Constance Ditzel acquires books for music, showcasing anchor titles in World Music, Ethnomusicology, and Music Education. With twenty-five years of experience in academic publishing, Constance is particularly attuned to the needs of teachers and students, listening to our readership for direction in content as well as delivery, and assessing writing by how it accommodates the appropriate audience. She seeks handbooks, textbooks, and an array of research monographs and edited collections in Musicology.