Mondo exotica : sounds, visions, obsessions of the cocktail generation (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
Mondo exotica : sounds, visions, obsessions of the cocktail generation
Checking...

Mondo exotica : sounds, visions, obsessions of the cocktail generation

Author: Francesco Adinolfi
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

An encyclopedic account of the sounds and obsessions of the Space Age/Cold War period and the renewed interest in them evident in contemporary music and design.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Adinolfi
ISBN: 9780822341321 0822341328 9780822341567 0822341565
OCLC Number: 1091972792
Description: xii, 361 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface / Karen Pinkus vii1. The Tiki Hour 12. Mondo Exotica 173. Exotic Fragments 344. The Laboratory of Dr. Les Baxter 455. Martin Denny: The Frog and the Prince 576. The Age of the Grand Expositions 677. Cocktails All Around 788. The Tribes of Exotica 969. A Venus in the Lounge 11110. Destination: Space-Age Pop 12111. The Moon in Stereo 14512. Crime Jazz 16813. Shaken and Stirred 18014. Italian Style, from Spies to Exotica-Erotica 19215. Italy's Exotic Adventures 21116. Lounge Italia 22617. La Dolce Vita 23518. Hangovers? 262Notes 267Discography 307Index 355
Other Titles: Mondo exotica: suoni, visioni e manie della generazione cocktail.
Responsibility: Francesco Adinolfi ; edited and translated by Karen Pinkus with Jason Vivrette.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Crammed with facts about sounds, composers, their histories, reminiscences and a whole lot more, Adinolfi has more than done his research, which , in such a odd, diverse, and obscure field of music, Read more...

 
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.