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Title:
Widening the horizon : exoticism in post-war popular music
Author:
Hayward, Philip.
Publication Information:
Sydney, NSW : J. Libbey, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
vii, 200 pages : music ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The cocktail shift : aligning musical exotica / Philip Hayward -- Korla Pandit and musical Indianism / Tim Taylor -- Utopias of the tropics : the exotic music of Les Baxter and Yma Sumac / Rebecca Leydon -- Martin Denny and the development of musical exotica / Shuhei Hosokawa -- Tropical cool : the Arthur Lyman sound / Jon Fitzgerald and Philip Hayward -- Soy sauce music : Haruomi Hosono and Japanese self-orientalism / Shuhei Hosokawa -- Musical transport : Van Dyke Parks, Americana and the applied orientalism of Tokyo Rose / Jon Fitzgerald and Philip Hayward -- the Yanni phenomenon / Karl Neuenfeldt.
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ISBN:
9781864620474
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML3470 .W57 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

During the 1950s and early 1960s, the musical exotica produced by performers such as Les Baxter, Martin Denny, and Arthur Lyman enjoyed international success. Widening the Horizon is the first in-depth analysis of the music and its cultural context.


Author Notes

Philip Hayward, head of the Department of Media, Communication and Music Studies at Macquarie University (Sydney), is editor of the Perfect Beat: The Pacific Journal of Research into Contemporary Music and Popular Culture, and of several books including Music at the Borders and From Pop to Punk to Postmodernism.


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