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Mondo Exotica – Sounds, Visions, Obsessions Of The Cocktail Generation

Book (Item 488192) Duke University Press, 2008 — Condition: New Copy
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A great overview of exotic music in all its forms – not just the familiar American variant of the postwar years, but also a strong look at Italian exotica too! The book was originally penned in Italian, and has a good ear for the kind of unusual soundtrack and sound library material that always get us going – but also brings those recordings into context with larger strands of exotica, both vocal and instrumental. There's plenty here to please soundtrack, jazz, and vocal fans too – and the book even features some listening suggestions at the end. 361 pages, softcover.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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