Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart by Ralph P. Locke PDF

By Ralph P. Locke

throughout the years 1500–1800, ecu appearing arts reveled in a kaleidoscope of Otherness: Middle-Eastern harem ladies, fortune-telling Spanish 'Gypsies', Incan monks, Barbary pirates, moresca dancers, and extra. during this prequel to his 2009 ebook Musical Exoticism, Ralph P. Locke explores how unique locales and their population have been characterised in musical genres starting from instrumental items and renowned songs to oratorios, ballets, and operas. Locke's learn deals new insights into much-loved masterworks by means of composers reminiscent of Cavalli, Lully, Purcell, Rameau, Handel, Vivaldi, Gluck, and Mozart. In those works, evocations of ethnic and cultural Otherness frequently mingle allure with envy or worry, and a few items have been understood on the time as commenting on stipulations in Europe itself. Locke's obtainable learn, which include a number of musical examples and infrequent illustrations, may be of curiosity to a person who's intrigued through the connection among track and cultural historical past and through the demanding situations of cross-cultural (mis)understanding.

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