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Beyond Exoticism Western Music and the World

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ISBN-10: 0822339684

ISBN-13: 9780822339687

Edition: 2007

Authors: Timothy D. Taylor

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In "Beyond Exoticism," Timothy D. Taylor considers how western cultures' understandings of racial, ethnic, and cultural differences have been incorporated into music from early operas to contemporary television advertisements, arguing that the commonly used term "exoticism" glosses over such differences in many studies of western music. "Beyond Exoticism" encompasses a range of musical genres and musicians, including Mozart, Beethoven, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Maurice Ravel, Charles Ives, Henry Cowell, Bally Sagoo, and Bill Laswell as well as opera, symphony, country music, and "world music." Yet, more than anything else, it is an argument for expanding the purview of musicology to take into…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 3/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Timothy D. Taylor is professor in the Department of Ethnomusicology and Musicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

List of Music Examples
List of Figures and Tables
Introduction: Beyond Exoticism
Colonialism and Imperialism
Colonialism, Modernity, and Music: Preliminary Notes on the Rise of Tonality and Opera
Peopling the Stage: Opera, Otherness, and New Musical Representations in the Enlightenment
The Rise of Imperialism and New Forms of Representation
Introduction to Part II: Globalization as a Cultural System
Consumption, Globalization, and Music in the 1980s and After
Some Versions of Difference: Discourses of Hybridity in Transnational Musics
You Can Take "Country" out of the Country, but It Will Never Be "World"
World Music in Television Ads
Conclusions: Selves/Others, History, and Culture