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

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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
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

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