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Migrating music

Toynbee, Jason and Dueck, Byron (2011). Migrating music. In: Toynbee, Jason and Dueck, Byron eds. Migrating Music. CRESC. Abingdon, U.K and New York, NY, U.S.: Routledge, pp. 1–18.

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Abstract

This chapter explores the relationship between music and migration in the light of changing theoretical perspectives, but also a changing world. Through a series of empirical vignettes it argues for a reconceptualisation that puts music at the centre of cultural globalisation. Migrating music, it is argued, involves a mimetic encounter with others, but also translation, that is the emergent transformation of the music of others. These processes are central to the construction of a cosmopolitan world which is nevertheless riven with persisting difference.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors
ISBN: 0-415-59448-0, 978-0-415-59448-6
Keywords: music; migration; globalisation; cosmopolitanism; difference; mimesis; translation
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Item ID: 26646
Depositing User: Jason Toynbee
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2011 13:56
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2012 07:45
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26646
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