Weltmusik and the globalization of new music

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Heile, B. (2009)
  • Publisher: Ashgate
  • Subject: ML

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 \ud 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\ud ethnomusicological t
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    167/3 (2006), 'Globalisierung und Identität', pp. 24-5. 56 Menezes was the subject of a programme in the series 'Atelier neue Musik' on Deutschlandfunk in 2003. 57 See Björn Heile, '“Transcending Quotation: Cross-cultural Musical Representation in Mauricio Kagel's

    Die Stücke der Windrose für Salonorchester', Music Analysis, 23/1 (2004), pp. 57-85.

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