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As books about Indian Music and "the West", this book is quite ground-breaking. Few authors look at the serious implications of Indian music for specifically the American Avante-Garde. This one hits it out of the park. It pushes into Rock as well as Techno (Bill Laswell, etc.), and gives a very complete picture of the influence of Indian music on mostly music in the U.S. An excellent (and fun!) read.
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This book is tremendous in the level of detail it takes and the degree to which it explores every connection that Western Music has made with Indian Classical Music in the 20th century. And given that ... Read full review
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