The Influence of European Literary and Artistic Representations of the 'Orient' on Western Orchestral Compositions, Ca. 1840-1920: From Oriental Inspiration to 'Erotic Orchestration' (Hardback)Jonathan Little
Hardback Published: 30/11/2010
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A comprehensive survey of the major sources of inspiration for Western composers who sought to infuse their musical works with an 'Eastern' flavor. It discusses the aesthetic, philosophical, political, geographical, literary and historical forces at work during the period.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd