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The Political Power Of Music - Book + CD
The Political Power Of Music - Book + CD
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Product Code: OB0723

This book illuminating the historic Chilean New Song Movement , highlights the
vibrant revolutionary music of Victor Jara and other legendary musicians that
uplifted a country during the struggles for social change in the 1960s and 1970s
- until the coup overthrowing Socialist President Salvador Allende, and backed
by the CIA and U.S. military. The poetic lyrics and haunting blend of indigenous
wind and string instruments, were born of and expressed the aspirations of the
Chilean masses.

Containing dozens of interviews with the major figures of the period, this book
has been hailed as a valuable resource for those interested in the intersection
of arts, politics and culture.

Your pledge for this groundbreaking book includes a special Bonus CD containing
an interview with the author, Professor J. Patrice McSherry. And music by New
Song artists Quilapyun, Victor Jara and Inti-Illimani, along with musicians like
Pete Seeger, influenced by this dynamic musical movement.

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