A Sweet Lullaby for World Music

  title={A Sweet Lullaby for World Music},
  author={Steven Feld},
  journal={Public Culture},
  pages={145 - 171}
  • S. Feld
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Art
  • Public Culture
1. Music’s deep connection to social identities has been distinctively intensified by globalization. This intensification is due to the ways cultural separation and social exchange are mutually accelerated by transnational flows of technology, media, and popular culture. The result is that musical identities and styles are more visibly transient, more audibly in states of constant fission and fusion than ever before. 2. Our era is increasingly dominated by fantasies and realizations of sonic… 

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