Readings for May 17

Meintjes, Louise. “Paul Simon’s Graceland, South Africa, and the Mediation of Musical Meaning.” Ethnomusicology 34:1 (Winter 1990): 37-73.

Feld, Steven. “A Sweet Lullaby for World Music.” Public Culture, 12.1 (2000): 145-171. Available on Blackboard.

Suggested readings:

Garofalo, Reebee. “Whose World, What Beat: The Transnational Music Industry, Identity, and Cultural Imperialism.” The World of Music 35.2 (1993): 16-32. Available on Blackboard.

Pacini Hernandez, Deborah. “Dancing with the Enemy: Cuban Popular Music, Race, Authenticity, and the World Music Landscape.” Latin American Perspectives Issue 100, 25.3 (1998): 110-125

Timothy D. Taylor, “A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery: Transnational Music Sampling and Enigma’s ‘Return to Innocence.’” In Music and Technoculture, eds. R. Lysloff and C. Gay, 64-92. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2003.

Kheshti, Roshanak. “Touching Listening: The Aural Imaginary in the World Music Culture Industry.” American Quarterly 63.3 (2011): 711-731.

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