How does one call this kind of movie soundtrack, examples are:
- Eric Serra - Akta (fifth element)
- Eric Serra - What's happening out there (Leon the professional)
- Christophe Heral - Propaganda (Beyond good and Evil)
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Orientalist is an adjective used, generally critically, to describe art produced by non-Asians towards the goal of imitating Asian and Middle Eastern art. Such art can have its own strengths and merits, but is generally considered stereotypical and non-authentic. The term is most often applied to the 19th century European visual arts craze for all things "exotic," but is occasionally used for more recent art, including music.
Asian Fusion is a less critical term describing music (or other arts, notably cooking) by artists of any origin, that combines pan-Asian and non-Asian elements (example here).