Weltmusik and the globalization of new music

Heile, B. (2009) Weltmusik and the globalization of new music. In: The Modernist Legacy: Essays on New Music. Ashgate: Farnham, UK, pp. 101-121. ISBN 9780754662600

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The chapter investigates the impact of globalisation on new music on the basis of the concept of _Weltmusik_, introduced in Germany in the 1970s. Particular attention is paid to the nfluence of Marshall McLuhan on Karlheinz Stockhausen. The essay is framed by a discussion of some of Deleuze and Guattari’s ideas, such as ‘rhizome’ and 'territorialization’, which might help to conceptualize the globalized nature of new music and bridge the gap between historical and geographical approaches in musicological and ethnomusicological t

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Additional Information:Reproduced from ‘Weltmusik and the globalization of new music’, in The Modernist Legacy: Essays on New Music ed. Heile, B. (Farnham: Ashgate, 20XX), pp. 101–121. Copyright © 2009.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Heile, Professor Bjorn
Authors: Heile, B.
Subjects:M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2009 Ashgate
First Published:First published in The Modernist Legacy: Essays on New Music
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