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FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC
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FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC: On Critical Musicology

Derek B. Scott

Abstract

This book is an attempt to decode, explain, and account for the way that social meaning in music is perceived. It is concerned throughout with the socially constituted values of musical styles, and contains a collection of wide-ranging chapters exploring aspects of sound and meaning, production and status, dissemination and reception, and criticism and aesthetics. Each chapter considers the workings of a particular relationship between ideology and musical style, offering different perspectives on how ideas are communicated through music. The book illustrates how musical styles construct ideas ... More

Keywords: African American, deconstruction, ideology, jazz, Orientalism, Native American, popular music, sacred, semiotics, sexuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780195151961
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151961.001.0001

Authors

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Derek B. Scott, author
University of Salford

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