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Read Top Music Research.

Since the 1800s, Routledge has been a leading publisher in Arts & Humanities. Now, during National Arts & Humanities month in 2019, we are continuing the tradition of bringing you cutting-edge research and showing our support of the Arts. In honor of the American Musicological Society annual meeting, we hope to inspire you with top-tier Music research.

Our collection of Music journals spans across time periods, genres, and disciplines. Please find below the top-read articles from the past year across some of our most prestigious journals, free to access through January 2020. We hope you enjoy the collection!

Read the collection.

Journal Article
Journal of Musicological Research Unholy Progeny: Psychic TV and Witch House at the Crossroads of Occultism in the Information Age by Daniel Siepmann “Primitive Sounds”: An Examination of the Conflicting Discourse in the Early British Reception of Igor Stravinsky’s Russian Ballets by Rachel Howerton
Contemporary Music Review Composing Clémence in L’amour de loin by Joy H. Calico On Vocal Assemblages: From Edison to Miku by Nick Prior
Popular Music and Society Gender on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, 1996–2016 by Jada Watson I Ain’t Sorry: Beyoncé, Serena, and Hegemonic Hierarchies in Lemonade by Sarah Olutola
Rock Music Studies Bob Marley: Recorded, Recoded, and Revisited by Mike Alleyne Scratching the Stones of Rock and Roll: Love Lyrics in the Times of the Argentinian Dictatorship by Carolina Abello Onofre
Jazz Perspectives The Paradox of Progress: Jazz, Resistance, and Black Musical Labor in Pittsburgh (1955–1974) by Colter Harper Quyền Văn Minh and the Birth of Vietnamese Jazz by Stan B.H. Tan-Tangbau & Quyền Văn Minh
Journal of New Music Research Machine learning research that matters for music creation: A case study by Bob L. Sturm, Oded Ben-Tal, Úna Monaghan, Nick Collins, Dorien Herremans, Elaine Chew, Gaëtan Hadjeres, Emmanuel Deruty, & François Pachet Musical agents: A typology and state of the art towards Musical Metacreation by Kıvanç Tatar & Philippe Pasquier
Muziki A Brief History of TV and TV Music Practice in Nigeria by Emaeyak Peter Sylvanus Music Performance Anxiety, Perfectionism and Its Manifestation in the Lived Experiences of Singer-Teachers by Conroy Cupido
Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa A historical review of the evolution of music education in Nigeria until the end of the twentieth century by Adebowale Oluranti Adeogun Leveraging poetry on the airwaves: appropriating linguistic creativity in Nigerian hip hop lyrics by Niyi Akingbe & Paul Ayodale Onanuga
Musicology Australia From Skyrim to Skellige: Fantasy Video Game Music Within a Neo-Mediaevalist Paradigm by Brendan Lamb & Barnabas Smith ‘The Whole Work is Full of Primitive Rhythms’: The Folk-Primitivist Origins of Peter Sculthorpe’s National Music by Rachel Campbell
Ethnomusicology Forum ‘Folds of the heart’: performing life experience, emotion and empathy in Japanese tango music culture by Yuiko Asaba Cracking the code: recordings, transmission, players, and smiths in the Norwegian munnharpe revival by Deirdre Morgan