Thinking About Music From Latin America

Author: Juan Pablo González
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498568653
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Tracing musicology in Latin American during the twentieth century, this book presents case studies to illustrate how Latin American music has interacted with social and global processes. It addresses popular music, postcolonialism, women in music, tradition and modernity, musical counterculture, globalization, and identity construction.

Music And Urban Society In Colonial Latin America

Author: Geoffrey Baker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521766869
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Representing pioneering research, essays in this collection investigate musical developments in the urban context of colonial Latin America.

Researching Music Censorship

Author: Annemette Kirkegaard
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443878677
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Freedom of expression and its direct counterpart, censorship and silencing, are increasingly gaining attention in the world of art and culture. Through the growth of social media and its worldwide distribution, arts and cultural products are shared, and the increased visibility and audibility of culture is highlighted through iconic and pivotal clashes, such as the fatwa on The Satanic Verses in 1989, the recurring bans on the music of Wagner, the alleged censorship of playlists following 9/11, and the cartoon crisis in 2006. This volume takes the discussion directly to the field of music studies in a broad frame and insists on examining music censorship in a global perspective. The book addresses the important and increasingly relevant issue of scholarship on music censorship and thus contributes to a detailed understanding of the phenomenon. Often, words and semantic meaning are held to be determining to the restrictions on musicians and singers, but as this collection documents, the reasons for censorship might not always be found in verbal messages. Rather, the positioning of a more broad understanding of why and how music can convey meaning and accordingly trigger censorship and bans is at the heart of this work. The complexity of music censorship includes historical, structural as well as emotional ‘listenings’ and interpretations of sound. The topic, accordingly, is political, as well as scholarly urgent.

Brutality Garden

Author: Christopher Dunn
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469615703
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In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicalia. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new listeners, however, make the connection between this music and the circumstances surrounding its creation, the most violent and repressive days of the military regime that governed Brazil from 1964 to 1985. With key manifestations in theater, cinema, visual arts, literature, and especially popular music, Tropicalia dynamically articulated the conflicts and aspirations of a generation of young, urban Brazilians. Focusing on a group of musicians from Bahia, an impoverished state in northeastern Brazil noted for its vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture, Christopher Dunn reveals how artists including Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, and Tom Ze created this movement together with the musical and poetic vanguards of Sao Paulo, Brazil's most modern and industrialized city. He shows how the tropicalists selectively appropriated and parodied cultural practices from Brazil and abroad in order to expose the fissure between their nation's idealized image as a peaceful tropical "garden" and the daily brutality visited upon its citizens.

Conservatorio De M Sica

Author: Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Facultad de Artes. Conservatorio de música
Publisher: Univ. Nacional de Colombia
ISBN: 9789587014341
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CONTENIDO: Una mirada desde la U. a la música de los años noventa. Hitos, mitos, realidades / Susana Friedmann Altmann / - La guitarra en la década de los noventa / Ramiro Isaza Mejía / - Impresión acerca de las bandas en la región andina durante la década de los noventa / Libardo Arturo Saavedra Najar / - Consolidación de la música eletroacústica colombiana en los a los noventa / Carlos Mauricio Bejarano Calvo.