Nicholas Cook

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Music: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2000)

This stimulating very short introduction to music invites us to really think about music. Drawing on...

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9


Symphony No. 9

Cambridge University Press (1993)

Nicholas Cook's guide charts the dramatic transformation in the reception of Symphony No. 9.

Music as Creative Practice
Oxford University Press (2018)

Not long ago, ideas of creativity in music revolved around composers in garrets and the idea of...

Music, Performance, Meaning: Selected Essays
Taylor and Francis (2017)

This selection of sixteen of Nicholas Cook's essays covers the period from 1987 to 2004 and brings...

The Schenker Project: Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-siècle Vienna

The Schenker Project

Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-siècle Vienna

Oxford University Press (2007)

This book interprets the music theory of Henrich Schenker (1868-1935) as part of a comprehensive...

The Afterlives of Eighteenth-Century Fiction
Cambridge University Press (2015)

This book explores the adaptation and appropriation of a range of canonical and lesser-known British...

Empirical Musicology: Aims, Methods, Prospects

Empirical Musicology

Aims, Methods, Prospects

Oxford University Press (2004)

The study of music is always, to some extent, "empirical," in that it involves testing ideas and...

The Cambridge Companion to Music in Digital Culture
Cambridge University Press (2019)

Digital technology has profoundly transformed almost all aspects of musical culture. This book...

The Cambridge Companion to Recorded Music
Cambridge University Press (2009)

Featuring fascinating accounts from practitioners, this Companion examines how developments in...

Southeast Asian Perspectives on Power
Taylor and Francis (2012)

Southeast Asia has undergone innumerable far-reaching changes and dramatic transformations over the...