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Music from and in other cultures

Alf Gabrielsson

in Strong Experiences with Music

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780199695225
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191729775 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695225.003.0032
Music from and in other cultures

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The accounts in the material for this book are for the greater part about experiences connected with various types of Western music. There are also, however, a number of accounts of unforgettable encounters with unfamiliar music from other countries or cultures. As a rule, it is a question of first-time encounters that have occurred during journeys or stays in other countries. In some cases, they have also taken place on home ground in Sweden. First, this chapter presents a couple of accounts about music that individuals have come across in other parts of Europe.

Keywords: strong experiences with music; foreign music; western music; journeys; europe

Chapter.  7175 words. 

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis

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