Music and Dictatorship in Europe and Latin America

TitleMusic and Dictatorship in Europe and Latin America
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsIlliano, Roberto, and Massimiliano Sala
Number of Pages767
CityTurnhout, Belgium

In this book, twenty-four scholars investigate the relationship between music and dictatorship in twentieth-century Europe and Latin America. The music is explored as a political phenomenon in fifteen nations under totalitarian regimes. Historical and aesthetical articles face both individual people (for instance, Chavez, Ligeti, Massarani or Villa-Lobos) as well whole generations of composers operating under dictatorship (for example, in the communist regimes of Poland and Serbia; in France under Vichy; in Franco's Spain, Salazar's Portugal, or in Revolutionary Cuba). [publisher]

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