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Indian Music and the West examines perceptions and representations of Indian music in the West over a period of two hundred years, ranging from orientalist studies of Indian history and culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the adoption of elements from Indian music in Western popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century. Gerry Farrell charts the place of Indian music within the context of colonialism, the use of Indian imagery in Western popular songs and on the stage, and the early days of the gramophone in India. Farrell also demonstrates how Indian music has been discovered and re-discovered in the West, and how these discoveries have reflected changing cultural, social, and political relations between India and the West. This is the story of the interface between two sophisticated and complex musical systems.

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This text examines perceptions and representations of Indian music in the West over a period of 200 years, ranging from Orientalist studies of Indian history and culture in the 18th and 19th centuries to the adoption of elements from Indian music in Western popular culture in the late 20th century.

Synopsis:

This book examines perceptions and representations of Indian music in the West over a period of two hundred years, ranging from orientalist studies of Indian history and culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the adoption of elements from Indian music in Western popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Note on Transliteration

Introduction

1. `Wild by pleasing when understood.' Europeans and Indian music in the late eighteenth century

2. `In short, almost everything Oriental appears to better advantage in European garb.' Indian music, notation, and nationalism in the nineteenth century

3. `My naive heart...' Indian music in Western popular song

4. `This talking machine is the marvel of the twentieth century.' The gramophone comes to India

5. `Pomegranates with fingerboards added.' Three journeys to the West

6. `We'll be able to get plastic sitars in our cornflakes soon.' Indian music in popular music and jazz

7. `Listen to the story of an Asian man.' World Music and South Asian music in the West

Appendix : Selected discography for chapters 6 and 7

List of Sources and Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198167174
Author:
Farrell, Gerry
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Gerry
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
Ethnomusicology
Subject:
Asia - India
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music | World Music, Ethnomusicology
Subject:
Civilization, western
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Music -- India -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music-Folk and Ethnic
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
37 illustrations
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.20x6.16x.65 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This text examines perceptions and representations of Indian music in the West over a period of 200 years, ranging from Orientalist studies of Indian history and culture in the 18th and 19th centuries to the adoption of elements from Indian music in Western popular culture in the late 20th century.
"Synopsis" by , This book examines perceptions and representations of Indian music in the West over a period of two hundred years, ranging from orientalist studies of Indian history and culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, to the adoption of elements from Indian music in Western popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century.
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