Widening the Horizon

Exoticism in Post-War Popular Music

Edited by Philip Hayward

Published by: John Libbey Publishing

208 pages

  • Paperback
  • 9781864620474
  • Published: September 1999


  • eBook
  • 9780861969333
  • Published: September 1999


During the 1950s and early 1960s, the musical exotica produced by performers such as Les Baxter, Martin Denny, and Arthur Lyman enjoyed international success. Widening the Horizon is the first in-depth analysis of the music and its cultural context.