Jacques Attali's Concept of the Political Economy of Music in the Context of the Recording Industry in Former Yugoslavia
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Miško Šuvaković, Žarko Cvejić, Andrija Filipović and contributors
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This text examines the concept of the political economy of music first discussed by French economist and theorist Jacques Attali in his book Noise: The Political Economy of Music.The concept is observed here in the context of the recording industry in former Yugoslavia. Attali’s thesis and one particular part of his narrative, focused on the problem of repetition and related to the condition of the recording industry in general are presented. Brief examples of classical music and mass songs recordings are offered in the closing section.
Keywords:music industry / recordings / music economy / Yugoslavia / Jacques Attali
Source:European Theories in Former Yugoslavia: Trans-theory Relations between Global and Local Discourses, 2015, 73-78
- Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing