’Gypsy Music’ and Deejays: Balkanism, Orientalism and Romani Musicians

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Abstract

In the current wave of successful “Gypsy music” in the West, Romani bands Taraf de Haïdouks and Fanfare Ciocărlia present themselves as “authentic” Gypsy musicians. In Germany, Shantel's latest album proclaims a Gypsy theme, but without Romani musicians. With or without Romanis, “Gypsy” means “exotic” in these musical exports.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-116
JournalTDR: The Drama Review
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

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