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Widening the Horizon: Exoticism in Post-War Popular Music (Distributed for John Libbey & Co., Ltd)

Hayward, Philip

Published by John Libbey & Company, 1999
ISBN 10: 1864620471 / ISBN 13: 9781864620474
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Title: Widening the Horizon: Exoticism in Post-War ...

Publisher: John Libbey & Company

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition


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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.

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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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