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By David Hesmondhalgh

This leading edge number of articles deals an enormous entire evaluate of recent advancements in cultural thought as utilized to Western song. Addressing a vast diversity of basically twentieth-century track, the authors study comparable phenomena: musical borrowings or appropriations, and the way tune has been used to build, evoke, or signify distinction of a musical or a sociocultural kind.

The essays scrutinize a various physique of track and talk about various major examples, between them musical modernism's idealizing or ambivalent family members with well known, ethnic, and non-Western song; exoticism and orientalism within the experimental track culture; the illustration of others in Hollywood movie tune; music's function within the formation and contestation of collective identities, with regards to Jewish and Turkish renowned track; and problems with illustration and distinction in jazz, global tune, hip hop, and digital dance music.

Written by way of prime students from disciplines together with old musicology, sociology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, well known song reviews, and picture stories, the essays offer remarkable insights into how cultural identities and alterations are developed in music.

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Paper)—isbn 0-520--22084-6 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Music—20th century—Social facets. I. Born, Georgina. II. Hesmondhalgh, David. ml3795. w45 2000 781. 6—dc21 00-029871 synthetic within the u . s . a . 09 08 07 06 10 nine eight 7 05 04 03 6 five four three 02 01 2 1 00 The paper utilized in this booklet meets the minimal standards of ANSI/NISO Z39. 48-1992 (R 1997) (Permanence of Paper ). eight For Clara and Theo (GB) and Rosa and Joe (DH) And in loving reminiscence of George Mully (1925–1999) CONTENTS acknowledgments / ix advent: On distinction, illustration, and Appropriation in track I. Postcolonial research and song reports David Hesmondhalgh and Georgina Born / three II. Musical Modernism, Postmodernism, and Others Georgina Born / 12 III. Othering, Hybridity, and Fusion in Transnational well known Musics David Hesmondhalgh and Georgina Born / 21 IV. tune and the Representation/Articulation of Sociocultural Identities Georgina Born / 31 V. options of the Musical Imaginary Georgina Born / 37 1. Musical assets: Western tune and Its Low-Other Richard Middleton / fifty nine 2. Race, Orientalism, and contrast within the Wake of the “ Yellow Peril” Jann Pasler / 86 three. Bartók, the Gypsies, and Hybridity in song Julie Brown / 119 four. Modernism, Deception, and Musical Others: l. a. circa 1940 Peter Franklin / 143 five. Experimental Oriental: New song and different Others John Corbett / 163 6. Composing the Cantorate: Westernizing Europe’s different inside Philip V. Bohlman / 187 / 1 viii CONTENTS 7. East, West, and Arabesk Martin Stokes / 213 eight. Scoring the Indian: song within the Liberal Western Claudia Gorbman / 234 nine. The Poetics and Politics of Pygmy Pop Steven Feld / 254 10. overseas instances: Fusions, Exoticism, and Antiracism in digital Dance tune David Hesmondhalgh / 280 eleven. The Discourse of worldwide song Simon Frith / 305 participants / 323 index / 327 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This ebook has had a protracted genesis. The preliminary rules got here from instructions: from ideas Georgina Born built whereas writing a Ph. D. and an prior ebook on tune; and from a well timed convention, referred to as “The Debt to ‘Other’ Musics,” held in July 1990 together by way of the Royal Anthropological Institute of significant Britain and eire with the Institute of up to date Arts in London. we want to thank Jonathan Benthall, Michael Chanan and Judith Squires for organizing the convention which, so far as we all know, used to be the 1st ever hung on those subject matters; and Ragnar Farr and Helena Reckitt of the ICA for his or her early assist in constructing a ebook undertaking following the convention. Our authors have needed to workout huge, immense endurance, given that problem after main issue arose to hold up growth towards book, continuously for unavoidable human purposes. we wish to exhibit our heartfelt due to all of the participants for sticking with it, in addition to for his or her artistic and critical engagement with the book’s subject matters. we are hoping they locate the top product worthy all of the ready. We thank additionally those that gave suggestions on elements of the manuscript.

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