Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 March 2000

256 Pages | 26 music examples, 6 halftones, & 2 line illus

ISBN: 9780198167174

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Indian Music and the West

Gerry Farrell

A Clarendon Press Publication

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.