Representations of the Orient in Western Music: Violence and Sensuality

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Representations of the Orient in Western Music: Violence and Sensuality - Al-Taee, Nasser
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This book focuses on the cultural, political and religious representations of the Orient in Western music. Dr Nasser Al-Taee traces several threads in a vast repertoire of musical representations, concentrating primarily on the images of violence and sensuality. Al-Taee argues that these prevailing traits are not only the residual manifestation of the Ottoman threat to Western Europe, but also the continuation of a long and complex history of fear and fascination towards the Orient and its Islamic religion. In addition to ...

Representations of the Orient in Western Music: Violence and Sensuality 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138273283

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Representations of the Orient in Western Music: Violence and Sensuality 2010, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754664697

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