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The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society: The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society


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The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society: 4-Volume Set

The Library of Essays on Music, Politics and Society: 4-Volume Set

1st Edition

Mark Carroll
November 30, 2012

Like all fields of creative endeavour, music has long been caught up - voluntarily and otherwise - in matters political. Music has been used and abused, claimed and disowned, for propaganda purposes, as a vehicle for protest, as a means of articulating national, racial and sexual identities, and in...

Music and Patronage

Music and Patronage

1st Edition

Paul A. Merkley
November 15, 2012

Patronage has long figured in our historical understanding of music and, on an academic level, has been the subject of intense research over the past thirty years. The articles gathered together in this volume look at patronage in its broadest sense: individual and traditional court patronage as...

Music and Ideology

Music and Ideology

1st Edition

Mark Carroll
October 28, 2012

This volume gathers together a cross-section of essays and book chapters dealing with the ways in which musicians and their music have been pressed into the service of political, nationalist and racial ideologies. Arranged chronologically according to their subject matter, the selections cover...

Music and Protest

Music and Protest

1st Edition

Ian Peddie
October 19, 2012

This volume of essays brings together some of the best writing on music and protest from the last thirty years. Encompassing a variety of genres, from classical to many different kinds of popular music, the collection selects articles on a broad range of topics - including revolutions and uprisings...

Music and Identity Politics

Music and Identity Politics

1st Edition

Ian Biddle
October 19, 2012

This volume brings together for the first time book chapters, articles and position pieces from the debates on music and identity, which seek to answer classic questions such as: how has music shaped the ways in which we understand our identities and those of others? In what ways has scholarly...

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