Music Theory

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The Bastard Instrument

A Cultural History of the Electric Bass

Centering the electric bass in popular music history

Here for the Hearing

Analyzing the Music in Musical Theater

A scholarly music analysis book specifically focused on musical theater


Creativity and the Expert Drummer

Renowned rock drummer Bill Bruford analyzes the creative processes of drumming, using his own— and other famous musicians’— expertise and insights

Beyond Notation

The Music of Earle Brown

The first comprehensive survey of the groundbreaking work of Earle Brown, augmented with several newly published items from his personal archive


Algorithmic Composition

A Guide to Composing Music with Nyquist

Algorithmic Composition offers new ways of thinking about the organization of sound that we call music

Bytes and Backbeats

Repurposing Music in the Digital Age

An examination of how musical activity has been transformed by contemporary production practices

Theater as Music

The Bunraku Play “Mt. Imo and Mt. Se

Examines Bunraku in performance and brings together musical, dramatic, and historical analyses into one study