IASPM International Conferences - Proceedings, Situating Popular Musics

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Intercultural reception as manifested in popular music
Kalina Zahova

Last modified: 2013-01-22


This paper views popular music as a very important and inseparable part of intercultural reception. Based on empirical material gathered for a project on the subject of the mechanisms of intercultural reception of Slavic cultures in Austria, the text offers a systematisation of the dynamics of the reception of “otherness”. Popular music constitutes and verifies those complex intercultural processes as a substantial part of them, rather than as a separate working mechanism.

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